Diablo Canyon

Aerial view of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean at Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Shuts Down For Refueling

The Unit 2 reactor at California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant has been shut down for scheduled refueling and maintenance.


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Chernobyl Anniversary Raises Questions About Safety At Calif. Nuclear Plants

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/26/2011

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Water Pump Repairs Complete On Diablo Nuclear Power Reactor

Water 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.


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Central Coast Nuclear Plant Shut Down For Repairs

One 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.


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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.


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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.

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Southland Nuke Plants Operating Normally During Tsunami Threat

Federal 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.



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