The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is expected to discuss a request to hold off on the licensing renewal process for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Tuesday morning.
The meeting follows a request from Supervisor Adam Hill, to delay the application until further seismic studies are completed.... more »
The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant was the hot topic at a meeting in San Luis Obispo Wednesday.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or NRC, hosted two public meetings.
People gathered at the Embassy Suites Hotel to put their two cents worth in about their concerns at the plant.... more »
It's a debate over the future of Diablo Canyon. People on both sides are voicing some strong opinions on whether the nuclear power plant should have its licenses renewed. PG&E is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to extend the plant's licenses another 20 years. The application for that was filed... more »
In the event of a disaster, emergency workers in San Luis Obispo County say they are prepared. A routine disaster drill was conducted at Camp Roberts Wednesday. It's a joint effort between state and local agencies. Those involved in the drill included the American Red Cross, San Luis Obispo County... more »
They say they are prepared and ready to protect your family during a disaster. A disaster relief drill was set up at Camp Roberts on Wednesday. The drill focused on emergency preparation in the event a serious emergency took place at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. It's a joint effort... more »
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting an inspection at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, beginning today.
Inspectors are looking to better understand how two switches were misaligned, potentially impairing operators' ability to respond in the event of an emergency. The mistake was discovered during maintenance on October 23.... more »
The subject of nuclear power drives a wedge between many environmentalists. In the past, most all environmentalists were against using nuclear power as an energy resource. But now, some of them, like Doctor Patrick Moore, have changed their minds, saying it's a clean energy source. A former member of the... more »