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Proposed Palmdale Power Plant Passes Major Hurdle

Controversy over a proposed Antelope Valley power plant has heated up after a preliminary vote Tuesday cleared the way for the facility’s construction.

12/17/2013

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SoCal Edison Customers Could Incur Costs From San Onofre Closure

The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is defending its closure to customers who may wind up paying hundreds of millions of dollars in shutdown costs.

08/12/2013

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Mitsubishi To Fight San Onofre Negligence Claim

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will fight Southern California Edison’s allegations of gross negligence in the design and manufacture of steam tubes built for the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

07/22/2013

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Japanese Firm To Fight Nuke Plant Negligence Claim

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will fight Southern California Edison’s allegations of gross negligence in the design and manufacture of steam tubes built for the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which has been permanently shut down due to excessive wear in the tubes.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Southern California Edison Blames Mitsubishi For San Onofre Plant Closure

Southern California Edison says it is seeking to hold Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems liable for defective steam generators that forced the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

07/18/2013

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State Senate Hearing To Eye Life After San Onofre Closure

A committee planned a hearing with chief energy officials Wednesday to discuss the lost electricity, lost jobs and other consequences of the permanent shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2013

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Sen. Boxer Wants Probe On Troubled San Onofre Power Plant

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The AP reported.

05/28/2013

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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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LADWP Worker Found Dead Inside Power Plant In Long Beach

An employee of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was found dead inside a power plant in Long Beach.

03/23/2013

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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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SoCal Edison Cutting 730 Employees At San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Southern California Edison officials said Monday they plan to cut 730 employees at the ailing San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a decision that follows two years of analysis that included comparisons to similar nuclear plants.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

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Senate Asks Federal Regulators To Disclose Details About San Onofre’s Woes

The idled San Onofre nuclear power plant is facing new scrutiny from Congress as the utility that operates it moves closer to proposing a fix to get the twin reactors back in service.

05/16/2012

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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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SoCal Edison Accused Of Misleading Feds About Dangers At San Onofre Power Plant

An environmental group is accusing Southern California Edison of misleading federal regulators about equipment and design changes that likely damaged alloy tubing that carries radioactive water at the San Onofre nuclear power plant, according to The Associated Press.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2012

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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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