Governor Brown Issues Statement on Permanent Closure of San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding Southern California Edison’s decision to permanently shut down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

“Since San Onofre nuclear power plant went offline last year, energy utilities and the state have worked to provide Southern California with reliable electric power year round. At my direction, California’s top energy experts will continue developing a long-term plan that ensures there is reliability for decades to come. As we move into the hot summer months, we can all do our part by continuing to conserve.”