State's Nuclear Power Industry On Brink Of Extinction As PG&E Mulls Shutting Diablo CanyonFacing increasing concerns over earthquakes, a boom in alternative energy production and a tough regulatory environment, PG&E may let its license to operate California's last nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon expire in 2025.
Group Asks Court For Review Of PG&E's Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactor License Over Earthquake FearsAn environmental group asked a federal court Tuesday to review its claim that California's last operating nuclear power plant is violating federal law and should be shut down at least temporarily.
Protestors Voice Nuclear Power Concerns To CPUC In San FranciscoThose opposed to nuclear power turned out to share their views with the Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco on Thursday.
Feinstein Seeks Better Management Of Spent Fuel At California Nuclear PlantsCalifornia’s two nuclear power plants should not rely on pools similar to those used at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant for long term storage of spent fuel rods, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday.
California Senators Call For Emergency Inspections Of Nuke PlantsCalifornia 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.