Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission met on Thursday to debate the potential effects of shutting down the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that eventually led to the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
A “Star Trek”-themed spoof video created by executives at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station a few years before the plant was shut down has created a bit of a controversy.
A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant — a decision that further clouds the future of the twin reactors.
The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could be restarted safely and run at full power, but the risk of a breakdown would increase to vexing levels after 11 months.
Steps are quietly being taken to prepare for possibly restarting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Federal regulators Wednesday pressed the operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant for more analysis on its damaged steam generators.
Federal regulators say the proposed restart of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could require a detailed review that might last months or even years.
The operator of California’s troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on Thursday proposed to restart one of the plant’s twin reactors.
The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is scheduled to visit the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Friday, joining NRC inspectors who have been investigating a small leak at the plant in northern San Diego County for the past two months.
The troubled San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California will remain shut down until federal regulators can determine why tubes carrying radioactive water in the plant’s massive generators are rapidly decaying.
Federal investigators are visiting the San Onofre nuclear power plant after three steam generator tubes failed pressure testing on Wednesday.
A California congresswoman wants federal regulators to stop considering a license renewal for the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant until earthquake threats are thoroughly reviewed.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says harmful levels of radioactivity are not expected in the United States due to damaged nuclear reactors in Japan.
Federal regulators say the San Onofre nuclear power plant is making progress on dealing with safety issues but an extra inspector will remain there until authorities are satisfied.