California Land Officials Sign Off On Closing Nuclear PlantCalifornia land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facility many years earlier than its operators had previously sought.
Deal Will Close California's Last Nuclear Plant By 2025California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement.
Utility Poised To Report On Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant SafetyPacific Gas and Electric Co. says the work re-evaluates the impact that earthquakes and large waves could have on the plant near San Luis Obispo.
Regulators Affirm Quake Safety For Last Operating Nuclear Plant In Calif.Federal regulators say the nuclear power plant near San Luis Obispo is safe to continue operating.
Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Shuts Down For RefuelingThe Unit 2 reactor at California's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant has been shut down for scheduled refueling and maintenance.
Chernobyl Anniversary Raises Questions About Safety At Calif. Nuclear PlantsTuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine.
Water Pump Repairs Complete On Diablo Nuclear Power ReactorWater pump repairs are complete on a Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactor that was shut down for a week after sensors detected a problem at the California coastal plant.
Central Coast Nuclear Plant Shut Down For RepairsOne of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactors has been shut down for repairs because of a problem with a water pump supplying the steam generators at the California coastal plant.
California Nuclear Plants Can Handle Earthquakes Operators at California's two nuclear plants say their facilities can withstand a higher magnitude earthquake than scientists predict could ever strike the plants.
Japan Meltdown Risk Stirs Fears Over SoCal Nuclear Plants The safety of Southern California's two nuclear power plants are facing increased scrutiny in the wake of the catastrophic quake in Japan.
Southland Nuke Plants Operating Normally During Tsunami ThreatFederal regulators say California's Diablo Canyon and San Onofre nuclear power plants are operating normally and are being monitored by inspectors during the West Coast tsunami threat.