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.')
Below is a sample letter to public school administrators that we encourage parents and tax-payers to adapt and send to their local school boards, superintendents and principals.
Mothers for Peace, National Resources Defense Council and other organizations seek Review of NRC Rule for Continued Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel in the U.S. Court of Appeals
Letter for State Senator Monning, PG&E and the NRC at the "Town Hall" meeting at Cuesta College, Sept. 25, 2015
MOTHERS FOR PEACE DEMANDS FULL CONSIDERATION OF SEISMIC ISSUES AND ENERGY ALTERNATIVES BEFORE RE-LICENSING OF DIABLO CANYON REACTORS
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace asserts that the Commission is obligated to fully consider seismic issues and energy alternatives before license renewal of Diablo Canyon reactors
We encourage the NRC to include and explore the following topics in the scope of its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Diablo Canyon: climate change, energy supply and grid stability, economic impact, earthquake risk and public health risk including increasing cancer and declining infant health.
Scoping Comments on NRC Environmental Impact Study required for PG&E license renewal application for Diablo Canyon nuclear plant.
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (SLOMFP) is disappointed but not surprised by the recent Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) ruling. On August 6, 2015, the ASLB rejected SLOMFP’s new contentions opposing Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E’s) application for license renewal of the Diablo Canyon nuclear reactors near San Luis Obispo.
Milt Carrigan, supporter of Mothers for Peace, wrote Comments for the NRC meeting on Scoping for EIS, August 5, 2015
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
Region IV of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission held the 2014 annual assessment meeting for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant on June 24, 2015.
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.
Statement of Mothers for Peace Spokesperson Jane Swanson at NRC meeting in SLO on June 24, 2015.
The following message was delivered by MFP SPokesperson Jane Swanson at an NRC meeting in San Luis Obispo on June 24, 2015.