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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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$1.4B Settlement Proposed In San Onofre Closure

Utility customers would see an estimated $1.4 billion in savings, including $600 million in refunds, in a proposed settlement over costs tied to the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California, officials said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Judges Urge $94M In Refunds For Utility Customers Due To San Onofre Shutdown

California regulators are recommending $94 million in refunds for Southern California utility customers for reduced operating costs at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2013

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Debates San Onofre Plant Shutdown At First Public Meeting

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission met on Thursday to debate the potential effects of shutting down the troubled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Fuel Removed From Shuttered San Onofre Reactor

Workers at the San Onofre nuclear power plant have finished removing highly radioactive fuel from its Unit 2 reactor, marking a milestone as the plant fades into early retirement.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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SDG&E Says Upcoming Rate Hikes Aren’t Related To San Onofre Plant Closure

Orange County residents are outraged over upcoming hikes to their utility bills following the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

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Motion: Utility Customers Shouldn’t Have To Pay For San Onofre Shutdown

A consumer advocate division of the California Public Utilities Commission doesn’t believe utility customers should have to deal with the massive costs related to the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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San Onofre Execs’ ‘Star Trek’-Themed Spoof Video Under Fire

A “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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2013

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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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Officials: Calif. To Have Adequate Amount Of Power This Summer

The agency that coordinates the state’s electricity supply said Tuesday that California should have adequate amounts of power on hand this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2013

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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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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Utilities Commission To Investigate San Onofre Nuclear Plant Outage

The California Public Utilities Commission will investigate the nine-month outage at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and whether residents should continue to pay rates for the crippled plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2012

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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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More Wear Found On Tubes At Ailing San Onofre Nuclear Plant

The operator of an idled nuclear plant on the California coast announced Thursday that more unusual wear has been found on tubing that carries radioactive water, the latest disclosure in an ongoing mystery involving the plant’s steam generators.

04/12/2012

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