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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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San Onofre Siren System To Undergo Annual Testing Wednesday

Officials will be testing the emergency siren system at the San Onofre nuclear generating station Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2011

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Toilets Offered As Incentive For Oxnard Power Plant’s Approval

A California utility has offered toilets in a bid to get Oxnard’s approval of a proposed coastal power plant.


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Emergency Tests Conducted At San Onofre Nuclear 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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2011

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Central Coast Nuclear Plant Shut Down For Repairs

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.


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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.