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Dry-storage ‘concrete monolith’ gets first spent fuel canister

Feb 02, 2018 - Orange County Register (California)

In a move that activists fervently hoped to thwart, Southern California Edison “safely and successfully” loaded the first multipurpose spent fuel canister into its new home inside a concrete monolith at San Onofre on Wednesday, officials said.

The fuel transfer from wet to dry storage came quickly on the heels of a revamped agreement between consumer advocates and the utility, divvying up the premature shutdown costs of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

That new agreemen...