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Local Activists for a Nuclear-Free Future
Legal Intervenors in Diablo Safety Issues since 1973
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace is a non-profit organization concerned with the local dangers involving the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, and with the dangers of nuclear power, weapons and waste on national and global levels. Additionally, Mothers for Peace works to promote peace and a nuclear-free, carbon-free world, utilizing conservation and sustainable resources.
SHUT DOWN DATE
for Diablo Canyon!
PG&E, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, Coalition of California Utility Employees, Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, Environment California, and Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility have developed a joint proposal to phase out PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) by 2025 and replace it with energy efficiency, renewable energy and other GHG-free resources.
Mothers for Peace Press Release :
The California Public Utilities Commission is holding two public participation hearings regarding PG&E's rate request.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
1pm and 6pm
San Luis Obispo City/County Library
995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo
If PG&E’s rate request is approved by the CPUC, PG&E would increase revenue $333 million in 2017, followed by an additional increase of $469 million in 2018 and, an additional increase of $368 million in 2019.
For more information: www.cpuc.ca.gov/PPH/
California State Water Board
and Once-Through Cooling
Contrary to State policy, Diablo Canyon continues to use 2.4 billion gallons of ocean water each day to cool the two reactors through a system called once-through cooling (OTC).
1. Sign up for OTC alert list: https://mothersforpeace.org/contact-info
2. Once the Board publishes options for this enforcement, public comments will be needed demanding that the Water Board apply the OTC policy to Diablo Canyon.
Summary of OTC policy:
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