Southern California Edison is seeking to amend the federal operating rules for the Unit 2 reactor at its San Onofre nuclear plant in California to help efforts to restart the reactor by summer. The draft plan submitted to federal regulators would allow the reactor to operate at no more than 70% of capacity, which is expected to limit unusual degradation of steam-generator tubes. "We are considering the proposed voluntary amendment as the best path to get Unit 2 safely up and running before the hottest months of the year hit our region," said SCE President Ron Litzinger.

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