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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Hit With Violation

A Southern California nuclear power plant violated rules by failing to get approval before eliminating 39 emergency-response jobs after the plant closed last year, government regulators said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Debates San Onofre Plant Shutdown At First Public Meeting

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission met on Thursday to debate the potential effects of shutting down the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Citations Pending For San Onofre Nuclear Plant Flaw

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.

CBS Los Angeles–09/23/2013

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San Onofre Execs’ ‘Star Trek’-Themed Spoof Video Under Fire

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2013

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Environmentalists Praise Fed Ruling On San Onofre

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Could Break Down At Full Power

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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Steps Taken For Possible Restart At San Onofre Power Plant

Steps are quietly being taken to prepare for possibly restarting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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Federal Regulators Want More Analysis At Ailing San Onofre Plant

Federal regulators Wednesday pressed the operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant for more analysis on its damaged steam generators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

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Damaged Calif. Nuke Plant May Face Long Review

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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Troubled San Onofre Nuclear Plant Aims To Restart Reactor

The operator of California’s troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on Thursday proposed to restart one of the plant’s twin reactors.

10/04/2012

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Head Of Nuclear Regulatory Commission To Visit San Onofre Over Small Leak

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/06/2012

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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant To Remain Closed During Federal Probe

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.

03/28/2012

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Investigators Visit San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant Following Testing Failure

Federal investigators are visiting the San Onofre nuclear power plant after three steam generator tubes failed pressure testing on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/16/2012

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Congresswoman Wants Diablo Canyon Plant’s License Renewal Halted

A California congresswoman wants federal regulators to stop considering a license renewal for the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant until earthquake threats are thoroughly reviewed.

03/24/2011

Japan scrambled to prevent nuclear accidents at two atomic plants where reactor cooling systems failed after a massive earthquake, as it evacuated tens of thousands of residents. Tokyo Electric Power, which runs the plants, said it had released some radioactive vapour into the atmosphere at one plant to relieve building reactor pressure, but said the move posed no health risks. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

No Harmful Levels Of Radioactivity Expected In US

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says harmful levels of radioactivity are not expected in the United States due to damaged nuclear reactors in Japan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2011

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