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Jane Swanson

Jane Swanson is a founding member of San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace.

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Diablo Canyon should shut down now

Opinion by Jane Swanson and Linda Seeley San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (SLOMFP) learned this morning of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E’s) proposal to withdraw its application for license renewal for the two reactors at Diablo Canyon nuclear plant. The current licenses expire in 2024 and 2025. PG&E’s proposal secures a date certain […]... (Continue Reading)

Time to close down Diablo Canyon

By JANE SWANSON The June 23 Alert at the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant fits into a years-long pattern showing PG&E’s inability to manage its two aging reactors and the radioactive waste that has been accumulating since 1984. Diablo was designed in the 60’s and was out of date by the time it began operations in […]... (Continue Reading)

What to do about Diablo Canyon?

BY JANE SWANSON The San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (MFP) opposes PG&E’s application for 20 year operating license extensions for Diablo Canyon units 1 and 2, filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on November 23, 2009. The current operating licenses are in effect until 2024 and 2025, but PG&E is asking permission to […]... (Continue Reading)