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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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Feds Say San Onofre Nuke Plant Is Getting Safer

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.

02/15/2011

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Federal Regulators Say San Onofre Plant Is Improving

Federal regulators say they’ve seen more attention to safety at Southern California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant, where several violations prompted concerns from neighbors.

12/15/2010

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