Monthly Archives: June 2012

San Onofre emergency backup diesel generators flawed for nearly three decades

This letter was sent to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko, with a copy to the Orange County Register. Dear Chairman, We were stunned to learn recently that for nearly three decades, the San Onofre nuclear reactors have been operating … Continue reading

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FERC Chairman: We’ll be in fine shape without San Onofre

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff is confident San Diego County’s summer power needs can be addressed without the San Onofre nuclear plant. The reactivation of non-nuclear generation plants and preparations to reduce peak power demands in the … Continue reading

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