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Quick Look: San Onofre Shutdown Could Impact Southern California Summer Power

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
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The San Onofre nuclear plant has not operated since January 2012, when a radioactive leak was discovered in one of its generators. The permanent closure could put pressure on California’s electrical grid in the long-term. The California Independent System Operator, which manages the grid, does not expect statewide problems with power supply this summer.

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Lisa Pickoff-White is KQED's Senior Interactive News Producer. Her work has been honored with awards from the Online News Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Society of Professional Journalists and SXSW Interactive. Lisa specializes in visual journalism, including photography and data. Reach Lisa Pickoff-White at lpickoffwhite@kqed.org.