Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Regulators Close Case Questioning San Onofre Reactor RepairsFederal regulators have closed a case that questioned whether Southern California Edison violated government rules when it installed faulty equipment at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Regulators Plan to Drop Case At Closed San Onofre Nuclear PlantFederal regulators intend to close a lingering case involving the installation of faulty equipment at the now-shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California.
Inspector Faults Regulator On San Onofre Nuclear Plant ReviewA federal inspector says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission missed opportunities to spot potential trouble with an equipment swap that led to the installation of faulty machinery in a Southland nuclear plant.
Environmental Group Wants Diablo Canyon Shut Down During Earthquake Risk ReviewAn environmental group asked federal regulators Tuesday to idle a California nuclear plant to review potential earthquake risks.
Senators Warn Of Safety Risks At Closed Reactors Five U.S. senators on Friday warned that federal regulators need to keep more emergency and security regulations in place at shuttered nuclear power plants that store tons of spent radioactive fuel.
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.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Debates San Onofre Plant Shutdown At First Public MeetingThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission met on Thursday to debate the potential effects of shutting down the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
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.
San Onofre Execs’ ‘Star Trek’-Themed Spoof Video Under FireA “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.
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.
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.
Steps Taken For Possible Restart At San Onofre Power PlantSteps are quietly being taken to prepare for possibly restarting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.