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|SoCal Edison Releases San Onofre Tube Wear Data|
Southern California Edison (SCE) has released steam generator tube wear data associated with the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
|Local Lecture Addresses Nuclear Costs|
San Diego Reader (blog)
“For San Onofre, [the original cost estimate] was under $180 million dollars. But it was $4.7 billion dollars when finished,” Becker said. She also pointed out that the cost of new seismic studies needed due to the discovery of earthquake faults near ...
Los Angeles Times -
Data released by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and a leaked analysis by Southern California Edison provide some new insights into the situation at the San Onofre nuclear plant. The plant has been shuttered since Jan. 31, when a small leak in one ...
More than six months after regulators ordered an intense probe of a California power plant, authorities say that conditions at the San Onofre nuclear facility are actually much worse than ever thought. “This reveals a far greater problem than has been ...
MarketWatch (press release) -
ROSEMEAD, Calif., Jul 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has released steam generator tube wear data associated with the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
News24 - Jul 13, 2012
US nuclear regulators published an update on California's San Onofre power plant, sparking an expert warning that the problem is more serious than first thought. (Mary Ann Chastain, AP) An old fashioned story by Mary Louisa Molesworth (1836-1921).
San Jose Mercury News - Jul 12, 2012
LOS ANGELES -- Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California's idled San Onofre nuclear power plant, where thousands of tubes that carry radioactive water have eroded at an alarming rate.
Power Engineering Magazine - Jul 12, 2012
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on July 12 released detailed information about the worn steam generator tubes at the 2200 MW San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station in California. The NRC said detection of wear in the tubes was found in almost ...
|Southern California Edison Releases Steam Generator Tube Wear Data|
MarketWatch (press release)
ROSEMEAD, Calif., Jul 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Southern California Edison (SCE) has released steam generator tube wear data associated with the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The data ...
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|Tube Wear At San Onofre Blamed On Settling Of Equipment|
KGTV San Diego
SCE reported to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week that most of the wear in the tube wall was less than 20 percent, below the federal threshold of 35 percent. A tube over the limit must be plugged. Most of the wear on the tubes was caused by ...
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|Nuke Plant Workers Ditch 1317 Bum Components|
Dietrich told Patch after a June Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting that plant officials hadn't yet made a decision on whether to restart the plant at all. Officials have confirmed that the troubled generating station will be closed at least through ...
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