The San Onofre Plant & Decommissioning
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On this site you will find a broad range of information related to the decommissioning of the
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and the safe storage of spent nuclear fuel.
We've provided a few links below to get you started.
- Doug Bauder, vice president of Decommissioning and Chief Nuclear Officer, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the decommissioning of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
- Vince Bilovsky is our decommissioning director.
- Ron Pontes is manager of Environmental Strategy.
- Al Bates is our Regulatory Affairs manager.
- Liese Mosher is our communications and community outreach manager.
- John Dobken manages media relations and is our public information officer.
- Manuel Camargo works on strategic planning and is SCE's liaison with the Community Engagement Panel.
- Kelli Gallion is our emergency planning manager.
FACT #1: Units 2 and 3 of the San Onofre nuclear plant, located near San Clemente, Calif., were capable of generating 2,200 megawatts of electricity, enough power to serve 1.4 million average homes at any point in time.
FACT #2: Commercial operation of San Onofre Unit 2 began in 1983 and of Unit 3 in 1984. Unit 1 went into service Jan. 1, 1968 and was retired in 1992.
FACT #3: San Onofre is jointly owned by SCE (78.21%), San Diego Gas & Electric (20%) and the city of Riverside (1.79%).