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.
An employee of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was found dead inside a power plant in Long Beach.
Federal regulators Wednesday pressed the operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant for more analysis on its damaged steam generators.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Federal investigators are visiting the San Onofre nuclear power plant after three steam generator tubes failed pressure testing on Wednesday.
Officials will be testing the emergency siren system at the San Onofre nuclear generating station Wednesday.
A California utility has offered toilets in a bid to get Oxnard’s approval of a proposed coastal power plant.
Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
One of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactors has been shut down for repairs because of a problem with a water pump supplying the steam generators at the California coastal plant.
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.
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