Articles Tagged With ‘Diablo Canyon Power Plan’

Officials vote to extend life of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

By KAREN VELIE California energy regulators voted Thursday to allow Diablo Canyon nuclear plant in Avila Beach to continue producing energy through 2030. After agreeing to shut down the nuclear power plant in 2025, PG&E received backing from both federal... (Continue reading)

Environmental groups demand shutdown of Diablo Canyon reactor

Statement from Mothers for Peace and Friends of the Earth The environmental advocacy groups Mothers for Peace and Friends of the Earth have jointly filed a petition calling on NRC commissioners to order the immediate shutdown of Diablo Canyon Unit... (Continue reading)

Diablo Canyon can continue operating past 2025

By KAREN VELIE PG&E can continue operating Diablo Canyon Power Plant past 2025 while the utility works through the relicensing process, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on Thursday. PG&E had planned on shutting down the nuclear power plant in... (Continue reading)

No legal options for keeping Diablo Canyon operating

Opinion by SLO Mothers for Peace The technical staff at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Tuesday refused a request by Pacific Gas & Electric to resume reviewing a 2009 license renewal application the company formally withdrew from NRC... (Continue reading)

Regulators reject Diablo Canyon power plant’s renewal request

By KAREN VELIE The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Tuesday denied Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s request to resume review of its withdrawn renewal application request. The operating licenses for the two reactors at Diablo Canyon are set to expire in... (Continue reading)

Scheme to keep Diablo Canyon open is illegal, groups say

Statement by Mothers for Peace Federal law requires reactors to close while the Nuclear Commission reviews license renewal application San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace, Friends of the Earth and the Environmental Working Group filed a petition on Tuesday asserting... (Continue reading)