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Rep. Levin Forms Nuclear Waste Caucus

The now-defunct San Onofre Nuclear Power Station is pictured May 30, 2019.
Shalina Chatlani
The now-defunct San Onofre Nuclear Power Station is pictured May 30, 2019.

San Diego North County Congressman Mike Levin has announced the formation of a bipartisan congressional caucus to explore solutions to the spent nuclear waste problem.

The issue is close to home for Rep. Levin, (D-Dana Point).

His district includes the former San Onofre nuclear power plant where more than 120 canisters of radioactive waste are now buried on the grounds of the old facility, close to Oceanside and just 100 feet from the Pacific Ocean.

Levin joined Midday Edition on Friday to discuss the goals of the new commission.

San Diego North County Congressman Mike Levin has announced the formation of a bipartisan congressional caucus to explore solutions to the spent nuclear waste problem.