San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station -  Wikimedia

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station- Wikimedia

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Located in San Diego Country, California and is owned by Southern California Edison.

  • Commissioned:
    • Unit 1- 1968
    • Unit 2- 1983
    • Unit 3- 1984
  • Shut Down:
    • Unit 1- 1992
    • Units 2 & 3- 2013
  • No decommissioning date yet

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) cOMMUNITY eNGAGEMENT pANEL

The CEP charter can be found here:


SONGS NDCAP- SONGS Website,  Community Engagement in Decommissioning

SONGS NDCAP- SONGS Website, Community Engagement in Decommissioning

View a SONGS CEP meeting here to get an idea of what the CEP meetings are like.


August 2, 2018 Former NRC chairman says San Onofre's waste may never leave the site. About loading the dry cask storage units he warns,

“Because, quite frankly, once they get loaded, I don’t see them ever taking those canisters out of there,” Jaczko said. “Realistically, they are not going to move them out, so those permits will be extended, the operational period will be extended on indefinitely and you will have a de facto burial site there.”


March 23, 2018  Defect with Holtec cask has people asking questions about whether it would be possible to remove fuel so that the cask could be evaluated.


Additional Resources:

You can find information on the CEP like articles, links, and videos on the SONGS Community website here: