What’s Next For San Onofre?
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Aired 8/22/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Murray Jennex, SDSU professor, who once worked at San Onofre.
Almost one-third of the workforce at San Onofre Nuclear power plant has been laid off. More than 700 employees are part of the planned reduction in staff. As part of the layoff announcement, Southern California Edison stated that that their troubled Unit 3 reactor - off-line since a small radiation leak in January - will "not be operating for some time." Both the layoffs and the admission of Unit 3's uncertain status raise new questions about the nuclear plant's future.
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