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Friends of the Earth's role in San Onofre's shutdown




Edison announced on Friday, June 7th 2013 that it is permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Edison announced on Friday, June 7th 2013 that it is permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
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When Southern California Edison made the surprise announcement that it would shut down San Onofre, anti-nuclear activists were jubilant. Many had been working for decades to close the plant, but there was one small environmental group that was especially important to shuttering San Onofre. 

KPCC's Ben Bergman joins us now with more on this David versus Goliath story.