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Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Restart of San Onofre

It has been almost a year since San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station was shut down on January 31, 2012 due to a leak in Reactor 3. A subsequent investigation of the plant revealed substantial degradation in the plant’s steam tubes — components that are critical for the plant’s safe operation. Any leak in the steam [...]