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Nuclear regulators found security problems at San Onofre, but details not revealed

Feds find security issues at Edison nuclear plant, Bloomberg,  June 15, 2012   SAN ONOFRE, Calif. (AP) — Federal regulators have uncovered security problems at Edison International’s troubled San Onofre nuclear plant on the California coast that could result in violations.
San Onofre has been closed for more than four months because of excessive wear on some equipment. It is operated by owner Southern California Edison, which is a unit of Edison International.

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission statement Thursday said inspectors reviewed records, observed activities and interviewed personnel during an inspection in May. The inspection found apparent violations, but many details were withheld because of security concerns.

The problems cited include failure to develop procedures to monitor security of certain electronic devices at the plant…. http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-06-15/feds-find-security-issues-at-edison-nuclear-plant

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June 16, 2012 - Posted by | safety, USA

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