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Civilization without nuclear power is possible. Wind, solar, bioenergy, and other sustainable sources of energy – coupled with energy efficiency and conservation – can meet our electricity needs. They are less expensive, clean, and readily available.

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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.
2015 - 04 - 06 Mark Cooper REGARDING ADEQUACY OF ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT FOR DIABLO CANYON LICENSE RENEWAL APPLICATION
Mothers for Peace Expert Witness Mark Cooper shows that there are alternative energy sources that negate the need for license renewal for the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant.
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.
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
2015 - 06 - 17 POWER SHIFT from nuclear to renewable resources
AUTHOR AND EXPERT WITNESS MARK COOPER: “NUCLEAR WAR AGAINST THE FUTURE” MAY DELAY … BUT WILL NOT STOP … THE RISE OF RENEWABLES, ENERGY EFFICIENCY, AND 21ST CENTURY TECHNOLOGY
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 - 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 - 28 ACTIVISTS MEET TO PLAN STRATEGIES TO SHUT DOWN DIABLO AND PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
During the weekend of January 23 to 25, 2015, activists from not only California, but throughout the United States and two from Japan, gathered in San Luis Obispo to discuss key nuclear issues and strategies for shutting down Diablo Canyon, California's last operating nuclear power plant.
2014 - 12 - 1 COMMENTS ON U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S PROPOSED CLEAN POWER PLAN BY 32 NATIONAL AND REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS AND TEXAS REP. LOU BURNAM
Mothers for Peace attorney Diane Curran and allies file Comments on the EPA's Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources. In support are Comments by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, authors Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D., and M.V. Ramana, Ph.D.
2014 - 05 - 04 Suggested Sources in Support of SLOMFP Positions
• Nuclear is not an answer to climate change • The effects of Diablo on human health is a topic long overdue for serious study • Sustainable sources of energy are available now
2014 - 05 - 04 Suggested Sources in Support of SLOMFP Positions
• Nuclear is not an answer to climate change • The effects of Diablo on human health is a topic long overdue for serious study • Sustainable sources of energy are available now
STATEWIDE COALITION FORMS TO SHUT DOWN CALIFORNIA NUCLEAR PLANTS
More than 60 California anti-nuclear groups formed a coalition to shut down both the Diablo Canyon and San Onofre nuclear plants following the MUSE concert in Mountain View.
July 2011: Mothers for Peace member traveled to Washington, D.C. to deliver petitions to encourage sustainable energy
Mothers for Peace representative Maria Kindel and her daughter, Sierra, met with Congresswoman Lois Capps in Washington, D.C. to deliver 8,000 signatures on petitions urging President Obama to stop supporting nuclear energy and become an advocate for sustainable energy.
2011 Renewable Energy Production Surpasses Nuclear
As reported by domesticfuel.com and according to Monthly Energy Review, renewable energy production in the United States has surpassed nuclear energy production.
2009 Integrated Energy Policy Report from California Energy Commission
The 2009 Integrated Energy Policy Report was prepared in response to Senate Bill 1389.
SLO - Renewable Energy Secure Community
The SLO-RESCO project seeks to develop a "big picture" for moving San Luis Obispo communities to more sustainable energy systems.
2011 Energy Solutions
Union of Concerned Scientists advance science-based solutions to curb global warming and generate clean and renewable energy.
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