San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
REGION — The California Public Utilities Commission announced a proposed decision on Feb. 11 authorizing Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric to replace 100 percent of the energy lost from the recently retired San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station with new clean energy resources.
SOLANA BEACH — Like the adjacent cities to its north and south, Solana Beach agreed to send a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission urging the state agency to consider clean energy resources rather than new fossil-fuel-based power plants to replace power previously generated from San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
CARLSBAD — Facing the inevitability of a new energy plant along its coastline, Carlsbad used its only remaining power — its ability to influence how quickly that plant would be built — to negotiate with NRG for a cleaner, smaller new one.
When I recently read that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is arguing for leaving the nuclear waste on site at San Onofre for, potentially, three hundred years, I was disgusted.
REGION — There are currently hundreds of thousands of nuclear fuel rods containing radioactive waste being stored at the inoperable San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).
REGION — Emergency personnel and radiation experts participated in a drill simulating escalating emergency stages at SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station) on Wednesday.
COAST CITIES — Populations of fish in Southern California declined more than 78 percent on average over the past 40 years, according to a recent study.
Temperatures reached 116 degrees in some urban parts of California early this month, but there were no rolling blackouts, no brownouts, no problems.
COAST CITIES — Opposition to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station shifted into high gear in 2011 after an earthquake-generated tsunami caused a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant.