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Nuclear Power Plant

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

UC Berkeley Researchers Study Kelp For Possible Radiation From Japan Fukushima Plant

The project “Kelp Watch 2014″ hopes to determine the extent of radioactive contamination of the state’s kelp forest from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.

02/06/2014

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is seen from the beach along San Onofre State Beach on March 15, 2012 south of San Clemente, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Sen. Boxer Wants Probe Of San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

California Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if the operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant intentionally misled federal regulators.

05/28/2013

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. (County of San Luis Obispo)

PG&E California Fault Line Blasting Plan Draws Environmental Criticism

Pacific Gas and Electric, owner of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant near Morrow Bay, plans to map the underwater fault lines to determine their risk to the plant, but environmentalists claim that could kill countless fish.

11/14/2012

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

California Senators Call For Emergency Inspections Of Nuke Plants

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein have asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect two California nuclear plants built near earthquake faults to ensure they can withstand a major quake.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/17/2011