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The California Coastal Commission on a 10-0 vote approved Southern California Edison’s management plan for its radioactive waste stored at its shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. SCE earlier contracted with Holtec for dry cask spent fuel canisters at the Camp Pendleton site. The agency approved July 16 the utility’s inspection […]

July 20, 2020|

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Updated June 4

A coalition of alternative energy and clean air organizations urged the governor to convene a task force focused on helping replace the 100,000 clean energy jobs lost during the pandemic.  The disappeared jobs represent almost 20% of the clean energy industry. “The intersecting impacts of the […]

June 2, 2020|

Smaller Nukes will Cut Carbon Pollution, House Panel Finds

Smaller, more advanced nuclear power plants were touted as part of the nation’s clean energy solution during a March 3 House Energy & Commerce Committee hearing.

These not-yet commercial smaller modules are projected to produce less radioactive waste, be more flexible and include enhanced safety features. They compare favorably to today’s […]

March 3, 2020|

The Diablo is in the Detail

East Bay Clean Energy and other community choice aggregators have touted themselves as being cleaner, greener and more customer-friendly than competitor Pacific Gas & Electric. But they’re facing a dilemma that could change that. 

At issue is whether to take a predetermined amount of generation from PG&E’s greenhouse gas-free Diablo nuclear […]

February 14, 2020|

Group Seeks to Halt SONGS Decommissioning

Public Watchdogs filed suit Sept. 26 asking a federal judge to halt the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station decommissioning process.

It wants the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California to issue a temporary restraining order, appoint an independent monitor and declare that the decommissioning plan “constitutes a public nuisance.”

It also wants a […]

September 30, 2019|
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