ROSEMEAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The San Onofre Community Engagement Panel meets June 22 in San Juan Capistrano to discuss storage of the San Onofre nuclear plant’s used fuel. Guest speakers on topics ranging from transportation of used nuclear fuel to a consent-based siting process for interim fuel storage include:
“We recognize there is strong community interest in storage of San Onofre’s used nuclear fuel and believe the upcoming CEP meeting will provide a robust forum for our neighbors to learn more and ask questions about this important topic,” said Tom Palmisano, Southern California Edison’s chief nuclear officer and vice president of Decommissioning. During the meeting, he will provide an update on preparations to decommission San Onofre.
The regular quarterly meeting will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, 25925 Camino del Avion. Staffed information booths will be open from 4:30-5:30 p.m. There will be a public comment period and the meeting will be live-streamed via songscommunity.com.
SCE announced in June 2013 that it would retire San Onofre Units 2 and 3, and had begun the process to decommission the facility. SCE has established core principles of safety, stewardship and engagement to guide decommissioning. For more information about SCE, visit songscommunity.com.
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