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DiabloCanyonPowerPlant is a safe, clean, reliable and vital energy resource for California. The plant provides low-cost, carbon-free electricity for

The disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclearpowerplant in Japan in 2011 reignited the concerns about the DiabloCanyon plant in California's San Luis Obispo County. After dangerous levels of radiation spilled out of the earthquake-damaged reactors in Japan, lawmakers in the U.S. called for...

A nuclearpowerplant doesn’t just shut down. It gets taken apart piece by piece, until almost nothing remains. The process requires billions of dollars, hundreds of workers and

The DiabloCanyonPowerPlant is an electricity-generating nuclearpowerplant near Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California.

Closing the PowerPlant. The conversation between low-carbon emission energy proponents and nuclear energy proponents has heightened in recent memory. Ultimately, the DiabloCanyon represents two opposing sides of an argument surrounding the idea that there can exist a state of...

Pacific Gas and Electric, owners of the DiabloCanyonnuclearpowerplant n San Louis Obispo County near Los Angeles, have met a legal challenge with a verdict in an California appeals court that will permit continued leasing of the property on which the plant sits.

To replace the lost nuclearpower, PG&E plans to expand energy efficiency, its use of renewable energy, and energy storage that would

An aerial view of the DiabloCanyonnuclearpowerplant, which sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images. “This is an historic agreement,” said Erich Pica, president of the Friends of the Earth environmental group, founded in 1969 in opposition to the DiabloCanyon...

DiabloCanyonPowerPlant is an electricity-generating nuclearpowerplant at Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California. After the permanent shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in 2013 it is the only nuclear plant operational in the state.

Brief Overview Diablo NuclearPowerPlant History. In February, 1963 PG&E announced plans to construct a nuclearpowerplant on the Nipomo

Aerial view of the DiabloCanyonNuclearPowerPlant which sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean at Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California, on March 17, 2011. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images. California’s half-century dalliance with atomic energy could soon be over.

Construction on Pacific Gas & Electric’s DiabloCanyonPowerPlant began in 1968. The first unit was commissioned in 1985 followed by the second in 1986. The plant is located about 12 miles north of San Luis Obispo, about midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Garrett Adamiak Nuclear Controversies The DiabloCanyonNuclearPowerplant located in Avila Beach, California in San Luis Obispo County has

...powerplant, we the undersigned are asking that Governor Jerry Brown support us in demanding that the DiabloCanyon Plant be shut down until it can

Closing the powerplant grants them instant access to billions of dollars which have been banked for decommissioning the plant and cleaning up the site. Several American power companies have adopted this very short sighted strategy as a quick way ...

DiabloCanyon is the last operating nuclearpowerplant in California — and arguably the most controversial. The plant sits along the scenic Central Coast and is surrounded by fault lines — one of which runs as close as 2,000 feet to the nuclear reactors. Many fear that a single earthquake could...