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KPBS Special Coverage: Trouble At San Onofre

Southern California Edison has announced it will retire the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, which has been offline since a small radiation leak in January 2012 led to the discovery of excessive wear on hundreds of steam generator tubes that carry radioactive water.

Here's your manual to how it all began and the latest developments.
The Beginning
Attempts To Restart
Permanently Offline
  • Southern California Edison announces it is retiring the remaining reactors at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Decommissioning the plant will take 40 years and cost 1,100 jobs.
Replacing San Onofre Power
Settlement Talks