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High level radioactive waste is stored at Diablo Canyon in pools and in dry casks.  Mothers for Peace is currently in litigation regarding the dry cask storage facility and the potential impact of terrorism on the surrounding environment. (Also see 'security and terrorism.')

2015 - 07 - 31 Scoping Comments, Milt Carrigan
Milt Carrigan, supporter of Mothers for Peace, wrote Comments for the NRC meeting on Scoping for EIS, August 5, 2015
2015 - 07 - 31 MFP Amendment to Seismic Contention
SAN LUIS OBISPO MOTHERS FOR PEACE’S MOTION TO FILE AMENDED CONTENTION C (INADEQUATE CONSIDERATION OF SEISMIC RISK IN SAMA ANALYSIS AS SUPPLEMENTED BY SHU-SAMA EVALUATION)
2015 - 07 - 31 MFP Comments on Scoping for EIS
These Comments on Environmental Issues for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant License Renewal are submitted San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace. The Comments offer sufficient information to justify inclusion of the issues raised in the scoping of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to be developed by the NRC.
TOPICS TO ADDRESS AT AUGUST 5, 2015 NRC MEETING IN SLO
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is developing an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed license renewal of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant and is seeking public comment on issues to be covered by the report. Supporters of MFP are encouraged to consider speaking on any of the topics below - or other matters that concern you.
2014 - 09 - 29 DECLARATION OF MARK COOPER IN SUPPORT OF MOTIONS TO REOPEN THE RECORD OF NRC REACTOR LICENSING AND RE-LICENSING PROCEEDINGS
Mothers for Peace expert witness Mark Cooper documents that the costs of nuclear waste management are are high enough to significantly affect the outcome of an analysis that compares the costs and benefits of nuclear reactors with other electricity sources.
MOTHERS FOR PEACE PUSHES BACK AGAINST DIABLO LICENSE RENEWAL
On July 9, 2015 San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (SLOMFP) attorney Diane Curran presented oral arguments before an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Headquarters in Rockville, MD.
July 2015: Mothers for Peace Traveling to Washington, DC
Two members of San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (SLOMFP) will travel to Washington, D.C. to confer with the organization’s attorney and expert witnesses and to be present at oral arguments before a board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
2015 - 07 - 04 MOTHERS ON THE MOVE!
TWO NEW DEVELOPMENTS FROM MOTHERS FOR PEACE: MOTHERS FOR PEACE TRAVELING TO WASHINGTON, D.C FOR ORAL ARGUMENTS NEW LEGAL CHALLENGE IN FEDERAL COURT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE STORAGE PLANS
Seismic Uncertainty
Region IV of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission held the 2014 annual assessment meeting for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant on June 24, 2015.
2015 - 06 - 29 Waste Confidence Brief on behalf of Mothers for Peace, Natural Resources Defense Council , et al
INITIAL OPENING BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, INC., BEYOND NUCLEAR, BLUE RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE LEAGUE, MISSOURI COALITION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, NEW ENGLAND COALTION, NUCLEAR INFORMATION & RESOURCE SERVICE, RIVERKEEPER, INC., SAN LUIS OBISPO MOTHERS FOR PEACE AND SOUTHERN ALLIANCE FOR CLEAN ENERGY, INC.
2015 - 06 - 24 PG&E fails to load dry casks properly
Statement of Mothers for Peace Spokesperson Jane Swanson at NRC meeting in SLO on June 24, 2015.
2015 - 06 - 24 Mothers for Peace comments on PG&E failure to handle radioactive waste properly
The following message was delivered by MFP SPokesperson Jane Swanson at an NRC meeting in San Luis Obispo on June 24, 2015.
Issues for NRC meeting in SLO on June 24
This NRC meeting is at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo, CA 6 pm - 9 pm. The NRC will be reviewing the operations record for Diablo Canyon during the year 2014.
2015 - 06 - 10 Failure of PG&E to Properly load radioactive wastes
Event Reports from the NRC indicate that as of June 6 and 7 two spent fuel casks had been loaded improperly at the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant in Avila Beach, CA. Upon further inspection, San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace discovered that 19 of the 34 dry casks that have been loaded at the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) have been loaded IMPROPERLY.
2015 - 05 - 08 SUMMARY OF SLOMFP INTERVENTION JANUARY – APRIL 2015
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace opposes Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E’s) application for 20-year operating license extensions for Diablo Canyon Units 1 and 2, with current licenses due to expire in 2024 and 2025.
2015 - 04 - 16 New Seismic Contentions Filed
MOTHERS FOR PEACE CONTENDS DIABLO CANYON IS NOT PROTECTED AGAINST REASONABLY FORESEEABLE SEVERE EARTHQUAKES AND FLOODS. Group urges U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to refuse 20-year license term extension for lack of risk analysis and environmental protection measures.
2015 - 04 - 15 New Contention Regarding Adequacy of Severe Accident Mitigation Alternatives Analysis
SAN LUIS OBISPO MOTHERS FOR PEACE’S MOTION TO FILE NEW CONTENTIONS REGARDING ADEQUACY OF SEVERE ACCIDENT MITIGATION ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS FOR DIABLO CANYON LICENSE RENEWAL APPLICATION
2015 - 04 - 07 Press release, new Environmental Contentions Filed
MOTHERS FOR PEACE ACCUSES PG&E OF FAILING TO ADMIT THAT RENEWABLES ARE PLENTIFUL AND MUCH SAFER THAN EXTENDED DIABLO CANYON OPERATION COULD EVER BE
2015 - 04 - 07 MOTHERS FOR PEACE TELLS NRC THAT ENERGY NEEDS CAN BE MET WITHOUT RE-LICENSING DIABLO CANYON
GROUP ACCUSES PG&E OF FAILING TO ADMIT THAT RENEWABLES ARE PLENTIFUL AND MUCH SAFER THAN EXTENDED DIABLO CANYON OPERATION COULD EVER BE
2015 - 01 - 25 Summary of Mothers for Peace intervention during the year 2014
Below is a summary of legal actions filed during 2014 by Attorney Diane Curran on behalf of San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace, will allied organizations included in some cases. For details, use the search box at mothersforpeace.org
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