Another oopsy at San Onofre – Nuclear plant spills 75 gallons of sulfuric acid

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By Dave Maass / Last Blog On Earth – CityBeat / May 30, 2011

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station suffered yet another accident this weekend when a mechanical failure resulted in the release of 75 gallons of sulfuric acid, according to a spill report (pdf) filed with the U.S. National Response Center.

The spill was discovered around 2:40 p.m. on Saturday [May 28, 2011] but was not deemed worth reporting to state and federal authorities until Sunday morning at about 9:30 a.m …

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