For more than 3 million people in California, one energy source powers their phones, computers and lights in their homes: The Diablo Canyon Power Plant. It’s also the last nuclear power plant in the state of California. Twenty miles from Cal Poly’s campus, Diablo Canyon sits close to Avila Beach and powers about 9% of […]
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Northern Chumash tribe proposes repurchase of lands surrounding Diablo Canyon
The yak tityu tityu yak tiłhini Northern Chumash tribe, in collaboration with The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County, Cal Poly and the Regional Economic Action Coalition (REACH), launched a proposal in early February to try to get a portion of their ancestral homelands back. The 12,000 acres surrounding the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power […]
Diablo Canyon will continue operations past its previous decommissioning date
The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power plant will remain open past its previous closure date after a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom in September. The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant is nestled only 15 miles from Avila Beach and is California’s only remaining nuclear power plant. Though it was previously set to decommission by 2025, […]
Recent study renews debate about closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
When nuclear operator Heather Hoff started hearing rumors that Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) would not be renewing their license at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant back in 2016, she knew she had to speak up and share what she had learned during her time working at the plant. She has been speaking out […]
Mothers for Peace fought for Diablo Canyon’s closure. Now, Mothers for Nuclear are fighting for it to remain open
Upon the closure’s announcement, those who would be impacted began to plan for how to best minimize the negative effects of the close of the second largest employer in San Luis Obispo County. And while the county and state prepare for the closure, Mothers for Nuclear are fighting for the opposite.
Study finds Diablo Canyon closure will create “positive shock,” but some county administrators disagree
Diablo Canyon’s closure may not have as disastrous an economic impact as previously thought.
Solar farm breaks ground and paves way for Cal Poly’s sustainable future
The solar farm is expected to be completed December 2017.
CIE receives $500,000 grant from Department of Commerce
The grant money will be allocated to building a new innovation lab and expanding the existing accelerator program.
Mothers For Peace Want Diablo Canyon Closed in 2019
Mothers for Peace tried to shut down Diablo Canyon before it was even built.
What the closing of Diablo Canyon means for San Luis Obispo
The county will experience changes in both the economy and in energy.
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