6/28/16 – State commission renews Diablo Canyon’s cooling system lease to 2025 Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/28/2016 Author: Joe Johnson Publication: The Tribune Source: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article86528672.html#storylink=cpy After a full day of public testimony in Sacramento and via telecast in Morro Bay, the California State Lands Commission on Tuesday extended a key lease for the Diablo Canyon nuclear power
6/28/16 – Land officials OK closing nuclear site in 2025 Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/28/2016 By: KSBY Staff Source: KSBY Link: http://www.ksby.com/story/32330753/land-officials-ok-closing-nuclear-site-in-2025 The State Lands Commission has approved a deal to close California’s last nuclear energy plant nearly 20 years ahead of its previously planned termination. It took the action Tuesday in approving a lease that allows
6/28/16 – Hundreds gather in Morro Bay for Diablo Canyon permit decisions Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/28/2016 By: KSBY Staff Source: KSBY Link: http://www.ksby.com/story/32331162/hundreds-gather-in-morro-bay-for-diablo-canyon-permit-decisions More than 100 people spoke in front of the California State Lands Commission in Morro Bay in regards to the proposal by PG&E to extend a lease that would keep Diablo Canyon Power
6/27/16 – California State Lands Commission to vote Tuesday on key Diablo Canyon issues Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/27/2016 By: KSBY Staff Source: KSBY Link: http://www.ksby.com/story/32321174/california-state-lands-commission-to-vote-tuesday-on-key-diablo-canyon-issues The California State Lands Commission is set to vote Tuesday on a couple of key issues affecting the Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s ability to continue operation past 2019. The vote comes
6/28/16 – California land regulators to weigh end of nuclear power Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/28/2016 Author: Alison Noon – Associated Press Publication: The Tribune Source: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/business/article86364372.html SACRAMENTO, Calif. California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state’s last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing.
6/25/16 – State to consider extending Diablo Canyon’s lease for seawater cooling system Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/25/2016 Author: David Sneed Publication: The Tribune Source: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article86054762.html Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant will face a key regulatory hurdle Tuesday when a three-person state oversight panel decides whether to renew a lease for the plant’s cooling water system. The
6/25/16 – Nuclear plant shutdown in Illinois could offer lessons for SLO County Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/25/2016 Author: Stephanie Finucane Publication: The Tribune Source: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article86054762.html Nearly 20 years after the shutdown of a nuclear power plant in the small community of Zion, Illinois, the city’s finance director describes the local economy in a single word: struggling.
6/24/16 – Conversations continue on future of land surrounding Diablo Canyon Power Plant Return to Diablo Canyon Webpage Publish Date: 6/24/2016 By: Brooke Martell Source: KSBY Link: http://www.ksby.com/story/32304403/conversations-continue-on-future-of-land-surrounding-diablo-canyon-power-plant Around 12,000 acres surround the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Of that, 2,100 acres make up Wild Cherry Canyon. It’s one of three parcels known as the “Diablo Canyon Lands.” Currently, the land
6/23/16 -SLO City Council sends letter supporting Diablo Canyon lease extension Publish Date: 6/23/2016 Author: Nick Wilson Publication: The Tribune Source: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article85700117.html At the request of PG&E, the San Luis Obispo City Council will send a letter urging the State Lands Commission to extend its lease with Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to use an ocean intake and outflow structure
6/23/16 – PG&E official: Renewable energy policy driving Diablo Canyon closure Publish Date: 6/23/2016 Author: David Sneed Publication: The Tribune Source: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article85699112.html A new state law requiring half the state’s electricity to come from renewable sources by 2030 was the key motivation in PG&E’s decision not to seek license renewal for Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, PG&E’s Chief Nuclear Officer