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San Onofre Unit 3 reactor had cracks before delivery

Cracks and damage were found in the Japan-made steam generator for San Onofre Unit 3 reactor in 2009 before it was delivered to the plant, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) documents showed Tuesday. The steam generator, produced by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries … Continue reading

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Inspectors find ‘unusual’ wear on San Onofre steam generator tubes

Unusual wear has been found on hundreds of tubes that carry radioactive water at Southern California’s San Onofre Unit 2 nuclear plant, raising questions about the integrity of equipment the company installed in a multimillion-dollar makeover in 2009. San Onofre … Continue reading

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San Onofre Shut Down 1/31/2012

San Onofre Unit 2 and 3 are both down today (1/31/2012) and yet we still have plenty of power without this nuclear plant running. Unit 2 is shut down for maintenance and Unit 3 is shut down after a possible … Continue reading

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