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The issue of PG&E rates and profits continues to be a source of controversy.  PG&E is under enormous pressure to cut the costs of operation and maintenance at Diablo Canyon in order to sustain its profits,  Clearly, this situation jeopardizes safe operations.

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2014-02-18 Mothers for Peace demands NRC suspend all licensing decisions until pool fire risks are assessed
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 18, 2014 (Investorideas.com newswire) New information from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) showing that even a small nuclear reactor pool fire could render 9,400 square miles uninhabitable and displace 4.1 million Americans on a long-term basis are among the factors causing 34 environment organizations to file a petition with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to hold off on additional reactor licensing.
Mothers for Peace counters PG&E's arguments for Diablo Canyon license renewal
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) uses half-truths, distortions, and irrelevant information in its attempt to justify license renewal for the two nuclear reactors at Diablo Canyon.
2013 Viewpoint: Diablo's Safety is Key Concern
In response to an opinion piece in The Tribune on July 14, 2013, Mothers for Peace spokesperson Jane Swanson rebutted the argument that local economics makes the operation of Diablo Canyon nuclear reactors imperative and relicensing thus essential. Mothers for Peace argues that SAFETY is the key concern.
2012-08-07 NRC FREEZES ALL NUCLEAR REACTOR CONSTRUCTION & OPERATING LICENSES IN U.S.
Decision Follows 24 Groups’ June Petition in Wake of Major Waste Confidence Rule Decision; Most Reactor Projects Already Stymied by Bad Economics and Cheaper Fuel Alternatives
2012-08-07 NRC FREEZES ALL NUCLEAR REACTOR CONSTRUCTION & OPERATING LICENSES IN U.S.
Decision Follows 24 Groups’ June Petition in Wake of Major Waste Confidence Rule Decision; Most Reactor Projects Already Stymied by Bad Economics and Cheaper Fuel Alternatives
2005 Newsletter
Highlight of the year: our day in court!
2010-03-22 MFP Filed 5 Contentions in License Renewal Proceeding
On Monday, March 22, 2010, San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (SLOMFP), represented by attorney Diane Curran of Washington, D.C., filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to oppose the license renewal of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.
2009-11-27 MFP Opposes PG&E's Application to Extend Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant 20 Years
In terms of safety, security, and economics, it is not in the public interest to add an additional 20 years to the operating life of the the two reactors at Diablo Canyon.
2008-09-30 Mothers for Peace Comments on California Energy Commission Nuclear Power Plant Assessment
In its comments to the CEC, Mothers for Peace stated: "The Energy Commission, working with the CPUC as part of the CPUC’s authority to fund and oversee utilities’ plant relicensing feasibility studies, should develop a plan for reviewing the costs and benefits of nuclear plant license extensions, scope of evaluation, and the criteria for assessment."
2008-06-23 Five Myths About Nuclear Energy
Kristin Shrader-Frechette writes about the five myths about nuclear energy.
Nuclear Energy is Not a Panacea
Nuclear energy is not a solution to global warming.
2007-11-19 MFP Action Committee urges Senator Dianne Feinstein to call for removal of 100% nuclear loan guarantees
MFP Action Committee encourages Senator Feinstein to remove nuclear loan guarantees from the Energy Policy Act of 2007.
2003 Reducing the Hazards of Stored Spent Fuel
Science and Global Security. Reprinted by permission of Robert Alvarez 5/28/2003.
2001 PG&E Bankruptcy
PG&E is in the midst of a bankruptcy proceeding.
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