California nuclear plant developing plan to go back online

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of the San Onofre nuclear plant says it's "closing in" on figuring out why hundreds of steam generator tubes that carry radioactive water have worn away at an unexpected rate.

Southern California Edison chief nuclear officer Pete Dietrich said Monday that inspectors have completed most of the testing and are developing a plan that would eventually bring the twin reactors back online.

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