LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Federal regulators have pushed back indefinitely a decision on the proposed restart of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Clemente.

KNX 1070’s Ron Kilgore reports the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has delayed several earlier dates.

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But its website on Monday listed no date for a restart ruling – only “to be determined.”

The plant between Los Angeles and San Diego hasn’t produced power since January 2012, after a small radiation leak led to the discovery of unusual damage to hundreds of tubes that carry radioactive water.

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Operator Southern California Edison wants permission to restart the Unit 2 reactor and run it at reduced power in hopes of stopping vibration blamed for damaging tubing.

The NRC declined a request for an interview. Edison did not immediately to a KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO request for comment on the story.

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