SAN ONOFRE (CNS) - A task force of experts and local stakeholders working on solutions for the decommissioned San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has recommended the creation of a federal Nuclear Waste Administration focused solely on storage and disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Wednesday's report from the SONGS Task Force, formed by Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano, featured a wide range of policy recommendations to ensure the safe removal of nuclear fuel from the site -- also known as SONGS -- and development of a permanent repository location to dispose of the waste. The task force recommended the additional federal agency because members say the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission that oversees nuclear energy is typically focused on operating reactors. The task force also recom
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