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NRC Head Visits San Onofre

NRC chair Allison Macfarlane toured the plant Monday and later told reporters she's "concerned about the situation."

According to the Huffington Post, the head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Allison Macfarlane, toured the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Monday as technicians and engineers are preparing for a potential re-start of one of the units.

Small steps are being taken to prepare for possibly restarting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant, even as its future remains clouded with uncertainty, officials said Monday...

Nuclear Regulatory Commission senior inspector Greg Warnick said Monday that the agency is beginning to prepare a detailed plan of what would need to be done to bring the plant safely back to service.

Meanwhile, workers for Southern California Edison are visiting other plants this week to become familiar with working conditions after a year with San Onofre on the sidelines.

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george gregory January 16, 2013 at 03:16 PM
plan to bring it back safely ? into service ? what ? yah move it to the moon

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