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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Offline for Summer, Official Says

Facility has been shut down since January, following a leak of radioactive steam.

The San Onofre nuclear power plant will remain offline for the summer, an Edison International official said Thursday. 

According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Ted Craver, chief executive officer of Southern California Edison's parent company, said the earliest date to restart the Unit 2 reactor would be the end of summer.

The Unit 3 reactor could take even longer to bring back online, he said. 

The plant has been down since a January

The shutdown

Bob June 08, 2012 at 04:04 AM
Wanna bet they all get bonuses this year?
Jim Reardon June 08, 2012 at 04:12 AM
No doubt. Never mind the "China Syndrome". We should be more concerned about the Stockholm Syndrome.
george gregory June 08, 2012 at 03:28 PM
bet they'll fake problems and brown outs so they can start that dirty m----- f--- back up build a natural gas plant right there and use the same transmission wires then start the cleanup of that dirty m---- f--- nuke plant jobs jobs jobs any one
Penny Arévalo June 08, 2012 at 03:53 PM
George, please be aware that Patch's Terms of Use does not allow cussing, even in masked form. See more here: http://sanjuancapistrano.patch.com/terms
MFriedrich June 09, 2012 at 06:10 AM
San Onofre. "Everywhere I look something reminds me of her." Yeah, it's going to be a long, hot summer.

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