Feds release confidential report on Cal nuke plant
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Federal regulators have released parts of a once-confidential report at the center of a dispute between California Sen. Barbara Boxer and the company that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Boxer last month obtained a copy of the study that she says suggests operator Southern California Edison took shortcuts that compromised safety.
Edison says the Democratic senator is off the mark.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday released parts of the report written by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries -- the company that built the plant's troubled steam generators.
The plant between San Diego and Los Angeles hasn't produced electricity in more than a year.
It was shut down after a small radiation leak led to the discovery of damage to hundreds of tubes that carry radioactive water inside the generators.