San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

SONGS can be replaced with 100 percent clean energy

SONGS can be replaced with 100 percent clean energy

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 OKs letter urging clean energy

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.

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

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.

Nuclear Wasteland: Just say no

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.

Nuclear waste will remain at San Onofre indefinitely

Nuclear waste will remain at San Onofre indefinitely

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).

Mock radiation drill held at San Onofre plant

REGION — Emergency personnel and radiation experts participated in a drill simulating escalating emergency stages at SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station) on Wednesday.

Study finds steep drop in key coastal fish

Study finds steep drop in key coastal fish

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.

San Onofre no cause for a power panic

Temperatures reached 116 degrees in some urban parts of California early this month, but there were no rolling blackouts, no brownouts, no problems.

SONGS is shuttered. Now what?

SONGS is shuttered. Now what?

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.

So. Cal Edison to retire San Onofre plant units

So. Cal Edison to retire San Onofre plant units

Company will continue its work with state agencies on electric grid reliability