Need to Know
We’re providing up-to-date facts and information to answer your most important questions about decommissioning and used nuclear fuel storage.
Solana Beach City Council Resolution – July 3, 2019
The Solana Beach City Council recently passed a resolution that contained multiple errors regarding nuclear energy regulations and spent nuclear fuel storage. We "correct the record" in this post.
Canister Inspection White Paper – June 3, 2019
The expected incidental contact during the downloading of canisters into the Holtec HI-STORM UMAX system at SONGS does not produce significant wear marks or scratches affecting the safety function of the canisters.
Seismic Safety at SONGS – May 22, 2019
The spent nuclear fuel storage systems at the San Onofre nuclear plant are designed and constructed with seismic safety top of mind.
SCE Conducts Inspections of Spent Fuel Canisters – March 27, 2019
Southern California Edison recently performed detailed inspections of three Holtec multipurpose spent fuel canisters, including the canister downloaded on Aug. 3, 2018.
An Update from Tom Palmisano on Fuel Transfer Operations – March 19, 2019
Changes made to the program since Aug. 3, 2018 and the path forward.
Responses to Public Questions from Nov. 29 CEP Meeting – March 7, 2019
Correcting the Record: Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage at SONGS – Jan. 15, 2019
Coalition Urges Federal Action on Long Term Storage – Dec. 4, 2018
National coalition urges immediate congressional action to revitalize the federal used nuclear fuel program.
Decommissioning a Nuclear Power Plant - Frequently Asked Questions – Nov. 29, 2018
Update to CEP Members on Fuel Transfer Operations – Oct. 19, 2018
Tom Palmisano, vice president of external engagement, provides an update to Community Engagement Panel members regarding the ongoing work to strengthen spent nuclear fuel transfer operations.