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I am a passionate advocate for the environment and nuclear energy. With the threat of climate change, I’ve embarked on a mission to help overcome the fears of nuclear energy. I’ve been active in...

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Californians for Green Nuclear Power (CGNP) is asking the commission to (1) conduct a reliability analysis “focused on how the continued safe operation of Diablo Canyon provides the reliability benefits” described in the complaint, (2) take action to enforce reliability standards of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and (3) review and initiate remediation concerns raised in the complaint.

“Californians should not have to choose between reliable power and increased air pollution, which will be the outcome if Diablo Canyon closes,” said Gene Nelson, CGNP legal assistant, told Nuclear News. “The rolling blackouts in mid-August 2020 would have been severe if Diablo Canyon, which produces almost 10 percent of California’s in-state power, were unavailable. California’s vulnerability to natural gas supply disruptions caused by plate tectonics shows the value of keeping Diablo Canyon’s zero-emissions power available for the safety and welfare of the 40 million residents of California.”


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