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San Onofre Unit 2 steam generator: workers begin plugging tubes

Workers at San Onofre nuclear plant have begun plugging tubes in Unit 2 steam generators, Southern California Edison (SCE) said Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Both [Unit 2 and Unit 3] reactors are currently shut to address problems with the steam … Continue reading

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Cause of steam generator problems at San Onofre

The word from insiders at the [San Onofre nuclear] plant is that the problem stems from [steam generator] pipes being configured in such a way as to have unintentionally created a situation where water passes through the tubes at such … Continue reading

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NRC 2/9/2012: San Onofre operator errors caused 11/1/2011 ammonia leak emergency alert

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) February 9, 2012 Inspection Report says operator error caused the San Onofre Nuclear Generator Station (SONGS) ammonia leak that resulted in the November 1, 2011 Emergency Alert at the nuclear power plant. This is just another in … Continue reading

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Questions for Edison

The 02/08/2012 OC Register article “Nuclear plant’s neighbors want radiation monitors” covered the 02/07/2012 San Clemente Council meeting, where citizens expressed concerns about lack of radiation data, the need for an independent radiation monitoring system for the public, the need for studies to identify potential … Continue reading

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