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Coastal Commission to Weigh in On Diablo Canyon Test Opposed by Environmentalists

November 14, 2012 | 10:16 am

Coastal Commission to Weigh in On Diablo Canyon Test Opposed by Environmentalists

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California coastal regulators were set to weigh in Wednesday on a utility’s contentious plan to map offshore earthquake faults near a nuclear power plant by blasting loud air cannons. Pacific Gas & Electric Co., which operates the Diablo Canyon facility, has proposed conducting a seismic survey that involves firing sonic pulses […]

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PG&E Hasn’t Done Quake Assessment For Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Since 1988

May 30, 2012 | 2:31 pm

PG&E Hasn’t Done Quake Assessment For Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Since 1988

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by Daniel J. Goldstein, The Bay Citizen PG&E and Southern California Edison, operators of California’s two nuclear power reactors, haven’t done a comprehensive risk assessment of their plants’ vulnerabilities to earthquakes for nearly two decades, according to a Government Accountability Office report released yesterday. The report, which looked at more than 100 operating nuclear reactors in […]

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Video: Barbara Boxer Grills Nuclear Official on California Nuke Plants and Earthquakes

March 17, 2011 | 4:07 pm

Video: Barbara Boxer Grills Nuclear Official on California Nuke Plants and Earthquakes

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The crisis in Japan is fueling a debate all over the world about the wisdom of relying on nuclear power. That includes the U.S., where the Senate’s Environment & Public Works Committee yesterday held a Briefing on the Nuclear Plant Crisis in Japan and Implications for the United. The committee is chaired by Barbara Boxer, […]

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