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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.
This nuclear power plant has been dubbed California's Fukushima, a video by Business Insider Australia
Fact Sheet: Once-Through Cooling, aka OTC
OTC video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xmiw_6EEDBU
Fact Sheet: Myths of the Nuclear Industry
Read about the NRC "scoping" for license renewal
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing the PG&E application for license renewal for Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. As part of the review, a site-specific supplemental Environmental Study must be prepared. The NRC took "scoping" comments to identify environmental issues to be addressed. Mothers for Peace submitted comments both in writing and at the August 5 meeting held in San Luis Obispo.
In the News:
Mothers for Peace Pushes Back Against Diablo Relicense Renewal at Hearing at NRC Headquarters in Maryland
PG&E Fails Safety Test AGAIN - 19 dry casks loaded improperly!
Read more about this "gap in excellence" (Ed Halpin) and the Region IV annual assessment meeting of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which took place on June 24, 2015. at http://mothersforpeace.org/data/2015/2015-06-24 and on our Blog http://mothersforpeace.org/blog .
Sam Blakeslee Criticizes PG&E's Seismic Safety Report
Diablo Canyon in Peril?
Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission senior resident inspector at Diablo Canyon, Dr. Michael Peck, argues that the plant should be shut down until
PG&E can prove that the reactors can withstand potential earthquakes from the nearby faults.
8/25/14 AP report: The Associated Press.
Dr. Peck's Differing Professional Opinion: document
Friends of the Earth: www.foe.org/diablo
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is analyzing samples of seawater, looking for radioactive contaminants from Fukushima.
Mothers for Peace is sponsoring sample collections at Pismo Beach. You can find all current results at http://ourradioactiveocean.org/results.html
Watch "The Nuclear Fuel Chain - A Primer" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VClmLmq0FUE
Meet Mothers for Peace Attorney Diane Curran http://www.harmoncurran.com/?page=diane_curran