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: Amy Snyder

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

For information regarding the cask loading inspections at SONGS that occurred in response to the incident that occurred August 3, 2018, during fuel transfer operations, please see 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 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


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