U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Del Mar urges more pressure on NRC as Edison seeks to reopen San Onofre reactor

By Claire Harlin

The Del Mar City Council on April 2 sent a letter to U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer and U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman urging their continued pressure on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to require a license amendment and public hearing prior to allowing Southern California Edison’s restart of nuclear reactors at San Onofre.

Waxman, a ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, has been vocal in his push for a license amendment regarding the proposed restart. Boxer has also called attention to a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) report that reveals new deals about the design and fabrication of the now-crippled replacement steam...