Seismic testing debate continues

In Nov. 2012, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) submitted a request for a permit to perform seismic testing in the ocean surrounding the plant that was denied by the California Coastal Commission. In spite of the denial, PG&E is still looking into the possibilities.

Gas leak shuts down Highland Drive

After reports of a gas leak, the 400 and 500 blocks of Highland Drive were closed Monday morning as a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) crew worked to repair the mainline. Residents were not evacuated, but a police detour prevented…

Mothers protest for nuclear peace

Protestors congregated in Avila beach April 16 to aim to inspire the shutting down of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. Some protestors’ signs read, “Fukushima Dai-ich is Japanese for Diablo” and “Children Not Chernobyl.”

No radioactive milk for Cal Poly’s dairy cows

Trace levels of iodine-131 radiation were found in Cal Poly dairy cows following the nuclear emergency in Japan last month. However, experts said there is nothing to worry about.

PG&E seeks another 20 years for Diablo Canyon

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hold two public meetings this month with Diablo Canyon Power Plant owner Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) in San Luis Obispo. The meetings will cover issues related to the operation of the…

Diablo Canyon found safe at annual meeting

Despite the June 22 alert, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reported that the Diablo Canyon Power Plant met the high standards for safety and security at its annual town hall meeting June 29.