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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) does not live up to its charge by Congress to provide for the protection of the public and the environment.  The NRC places a higher priority on protecting corporate profits.

2014-03-03 World Business Academy released a report on negative health trends in the area surrounding the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
While many factors can affect disease and death rates, the official public health data presented in this report suggest a probable link between the routine, federally-permitted emissions of radioactivity from the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant and elevated health risks among those infants, children and adults living closest to the reactors.
2014-03-02 Mothers for Peace files petition to halt licensing proceedings at Diablo Canyon
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace Attorney Diane Curran Files Petition to Halt Licensing Proceedings at Diablo Canyon Until New and Significant Environmental Consequences of a Small Spent Fuel Pool Fire Have Been Considered
Union of Concerned Scientists endorses Mothers for Peace
David Lochbaum has been supportive of SLOMFP for many years, and continues to consult with MFP attorney Diane Curran in 2014.
December 20, 2013: Mothers for Peace files comments on NRC's Draft Waste Confidence Rule
Thirty-three environmental organizations filed jointly in oppostion to the proposed rule.
December 2013: Citizens Contest NRC Judgment of Diablo Safety Record
PG&E and the NRC judge Diablo Canyon's operation record as 'safe.' Members of the community disagree.
December 18, 2013 NRC Meeting on 'current operating performance'
THE NEXT NRC MEETING IN SAN LUIS OBISPO will be on: December 18 6:30pm Embassy Suites Hotel at 333 Madonna Road The subject of this meeting is the current operating performance of the Diablo nuclear plant.
2013 Synopsis of NRC November 20 Waste Confidence Meeting, SLO
SAN LUIS OBISPO REJECTS FAULTY NRC “WASTE CONFIDENCE”
November 20, 2013 NRC meeting in SLO
If you want do one thing to oppose nuclear power this year, this is it! Attend this meeting and speak out!
2013-09-10 Mothers for Peace asks Board of Supervisors to Push for Faster Transfer of Wastes into Casks
The overcrowded spent fuel pools present the greatest dangers at the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant.
January 3, 2013 - Mothers for Peace legal challenge to NRC regarding "waste confidence" process
SAN LUIS OBISPO MOTHERS FOR PEACE + 23 OTHER GROUPS NATIONWIDE CHALLENGE THE NRC FOR RUSHING THE NUCLEAR “WASTE CONFIDENCE” PROCESS AND FAILING TO SATISFY COURT-ORDERED REQUIREMENTS. The incomplete process should trigger continued suspension of all reactor licensing and re-licensing actions.
2012 -11-20 Mothers for Peace Analysis of Shoreline Fault Report
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace Comments on PG&E’s Shoreline Fault Report By Sherry Lewis, Mothers for Peace Board Member
2012-7-26 SUMMARY OF POST-FUKUSHIMA SAN LUIS OBISPO MOTHERS FOR PEACE LEGAL ACTIONS
The following summaries describe some of the post-Fukushima SLOMFP legal challenges. The more recent ones are listed first. Supporting legal documents and press releases are posted under the topic of License Renewal.
June 8, 2012 Waste Confidence Rule rejected by U.S. Court of Appeals
In a landmark decision on June 8, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals rejected the Waste Confidence Rule. This was followed by a petiton by 22 groups and 2 individuals to require the NRC to implement this decision before final licensing decisions are made. This includes Mothers for Peace and the relicensing decision regarding Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.
2012: Are we living on borrowed time?
Listen to Thom Hartmann talk with David Lochbaum, Director of the Nuclear Safety Project in the nion of Concerned Scientists Global Security Program,nuclear engineer, and author of the report about concerns over the state of our nuclear power plants.
2012 article by Robert Lewin on Emergency Management
Robert Lewin is the county fire chief in San Luis Obispo, California. He examines the state of American preparedness following the disaster in Fukushima.
2012 legal challenge by NIRS, Mothers for Peace to expand evacuation zones around U.S. nuclear reactors
CLEAN ENERGY GROUPS SUBMIT FORMAL PETITION TO NRC TO INCORPORATE LESSONS OF FUKUSHIMA: EXPAND EVACUATION ZONES, IMPROVE EMERGENCY PLANNING AROUND U.S. NUCLEAR REACTORS
2011-05-18 NRC Decades Late in Considering Public Safety
This Viewpoint was published in the San Luis Obispo Tribune on May 18, 2011. It points out that only since the disaster in Fukushima is the NRC beginning to ask nuclear plants to report on how they plan to prevent massive radiation releases in case of an extreme event.
2011-4-11 MFP Position Paper on implications of Fukushima disaster
Mothers for Peace responds to the tragedy in Japan and the implications for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.
Mothers for Peace joins 45 groups in petition to NRC: suspend ALL licensing
A total of 45 groups and individuals from across the nation are formally asking the NRC to immediately suspend all licensing and other activities until a thorough post-Fukushima reactor crisis examination is completed.
2011-4-12 MFP presentation to San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors
Jane Swanson spoke before the Board of Supervisors on behalf of the Mothers for Peace regarding PG&E's application for license renewal for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.
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