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Last original steam generators being moved from San Onofre to Utah starting tonight


Last updated 12/5/2012 at Noon

SAN ONOFRE - The last of four original steam generators being moved from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to Utah for storage will be trucked out beginning tonight, according to plant operators.

Southern California Edison, which operates the plant on the northern San Diego County coast, replaced the generators two years ago with equipment made by Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Two of the generators were moved to the storage facility in Clive, Utah, last year, while a third shipped out earlier this year.

The facility has been shut down since the end of January, when a leak w...

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