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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

San Onofre Unit 2

San Clemente, California
Local population: 105,010 (10-mile radius)


Pressurized Water Reactor


Licensed to operate from 09/07/82-02/16/22


Southern California Edison Company

Safety Issues:

Year Plus Outages, Near Misses, Groundwater Leaks Reported, Fire Protection Problems

San Onofre nuclear power plant
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Related Links & Documents

11/13/2012   Fission Stories #118 addressed the flawed computer studies that contributed to the steam generator tube degradation problems and which may still impair remediation efforts.

05/15/2012   Fission Stories #92 covered the site topping the list of safety allegations received by the NRC from plant workers in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

05/03/2006   UCS commended Southern California Edison for responding to a recent safety culture survey reporting very good results as an opportunity for improvement rather than as evidence for no further attention required.
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