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Patch has Latest on SONGS Shut Down Expenses

The Patch has the latest on the debate surrounding responsibility for the costs of shutting down and decommissioning the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station.  From the article:

A proposed settlement reached today would relieve customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric of paying $1.4 billion in utility charges related to steam generators that caused the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station.  …  According to TURN and the state ORA, the deal would retroactively prevent the utilities’ customers from having to pay for the steam generators from the time of the shutdown in late January 2012. The financial burden would be shifted to the utilities’ shareholders.

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