Rob Hillerts, San Clemente

Although I was against San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station shutting down, now that the powers-to-be decided to close the facility down for good, I would like to throw out a few suggestions to those who listen to logic to—at least preserve some and put to use what’s left there.

First, food for thought: The location for the plant could be converted into a major water treatment facility for the local area. Secondly, the plant could be converted into a desalination plant to provide potable water needed for the area. Third, the plant could be transformed into a gas-fired, steam power-generating plant for electricity.

I am sure that the cost of any conversion would be monumental. The cost of scrapping is a major cost and a major headache is getting all the hot radioactive waste transferred out of the area.

Even though I was for SONGS, in a way, I am kind of glad  Edison has decided on a final decision and finally put an end to it.

 

About The Author Dana Point Times

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>