In this Friday, April 27, 2012, file photo, people utilize the beach outside the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Onofre, Calif. Southern California utility officials are warning that blackouts in the region are possible this summer as a result of the sidelined San Onofre nuclear power plant. The damaged plant is likely to remain sidelined until at least the end of August while investigators probe excessive wear in tubing that carries radioactive water, the plant’s operator said Thursday, June 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
By Kevin Smith, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Posted: 09/26/13, 6:19 PM PDT | Updated: 5 hrs ago
The closure of Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant has saddled the utility with a dilemma — how will it backfill the lost power and who will pay the costs associated with the plant’s problems and its decommissioning?
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