Since June 7, 2013, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has been shut down. The plan for SONGS, including the plan for the spent fuel it holds has faced a sea of changes; and it still could. For now, a new vault system has been built to keep the spent fuel in a safer place. This is thanks to the ratepayer, who has helped build up a $4.2 billion fund over the years. SCE is working with that fund to achieve its goals of safety in decommissioning SONGS.
Coastkeeper’s team stands by the SCE’s efforts to provide transparency to the public in this process. Coastkeeper will continue monitoring information regarding SONGS and will continue to be the voice that fights for clean water.