United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

San Onofre - Units 2 and 3

1.0 Site Identification

Type of Site: Power Reactor Facility
Location: San Clemente, CA
License No.: NPF-10 & NPF-15
Docket No.: 50-361 & 50-362
License Status: DECON
Project Manager: Marlayna Vaaler

2.0 Site Status Summary

On June 7, 2013, Southern California Edison (SCE) announced plans to permanently retire Units 2 and 3 at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The NRC staff established an inspection and oversight program that is appropriate for the licensee's proposed decommissioning activities.

For more information, please see Plans for Decommissioning of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Unit 2 and 3

3.0 Major Technical or Regulatory Issues

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is evaluating an incident that occurred August 3, 2018, at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) during fuel transfer operations. For information regarding the subsequent cask loading inspection at SONGS that occurred in September 2018, please see Special Inspection Activities Regarding Cask Loading Misalignment.

The following milestones are tentative and offered to promote an understanding of the key events that will occur as the SONGS continues through the decommissioning process. Specific dates listed are subject to change. The milestones provided apply to both Units 2 and 3 unless otherwise noted. Updated information on these activities will be provided as it becomes available.

4.0 Estimated Date For Closure


Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, October 19, 2018