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  1. Dubroff: Fukushima nuclear disaster doomed Diablo CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pacific Business Times

    Few people on the Central Coast took note of March 11 as the fifth anniversary of Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. But you can trace the June 21 announcement that PG&E won't operate the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant near Avila Beach beyond 2025 to the earthquake and tsunami on the Japanese coast that destroyed four of five nuclear reactors and triggered massive evacuations.

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  2. Closing California's last nuclear plant is welcome, so long as it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in general, and with the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in particular. Few will be sorry to see the reactors near Avila Beach - uncomfortably close to several earthquake fault lines - go dark. But this will be a victory only if the utility can follow ...

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  3. ShredderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | New Times SLO

    Diablo Canyon Power Plant towers like two massive breast implants above the shoreline, where it sits nestled along an inaccessible yet scenic coastal area between Avila Beach and Montaa de Oro. Operated by PG&E , the facility produces lots and lots of sexy nuclear power, employs nearly 1,500 people making an average annual salary of $157,000 each, and through taxes generates lots of cash for local governments - K-12 public schools receive about $12.9 million annually and SLO County itself pockets a cool $8 million a year.

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  4. No mo' Diablo? PG&E to cease production of nuclear power at plant by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | New Times SLO

    SLO County residents woke up June 22 to the announcement that PG&E planned to phase out its production of nuclear power at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant by 2025. According to the company's announcement, if all goes as planned, the controversial facility, which has sat perched over the ocean near Avila Beach since the 1980s, will be decommissioned in nine years, when the operation licenses for its two nuclear reactors are set to expire.

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  5. Planning begins for loss of Diablo Canyon tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Cal Coast News

    ... had been planning to build a pipeline that would deliver water from the Diablo Canyon desalination plant to Avila Beach. The water would then go to South County homes. PG&E officials are now saying the project is dead. Though PG&E officials have not ...

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  6. California shutters its last nuclear plant, irking some environmentalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... are concerned about a resulting rise in CO2 emissions. The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, in Avila Beach, Calif., in June 2010. Utility Pacific Gas & Electric announced a deal on Tuesday to shutter the plant by 2025. The move was hailed by some, ...

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  7. Today: California's No-Nukes Plan. Into the Fires.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Los Angeles Times

    ... , though, and the used uranium pellets will be stored on site. Pacific Gas & Electric's Diablo Canyon plant near Avila Beach has California's last operating nuclear reactors. (Michael Mariant / Associated Press) The heat wave across Southern ...

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  8. Closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Ecology Global Network

    The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant is located in Avila Beach along California's central coast. Photo: Nuclear Regulatory Commission/cc A plan to shutter the last remaining nuclear power plant in California and replace it with renewable energy is being heralded widely as "a clear blueprint for fighting climate change," which environmentalists hope will serve as "a model" for the nation.

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  9. ENERGY: Last California plant to close as nuclear power strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Press-Enterprise

    This Nov. 3, 2008, file photo, shows one of Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors in Avila Beach on California's central coast. The rooftop panels and churning turbines of booming solar and wind energy are helping make U.S. nuclear power plants, with all the safety fears and rising costs they bring, obsolete, some experts say.

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  10. A 'no nukes' victory? California's short and complicated history with Diablo Canyon and nuclear powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Los Angeles Times

    An 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. An 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.

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  11. End of California nuclear era: Last plant to close by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | NewsOK.com

    This Nov. 3, 2008, file photo, shows one of Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors in Avila Beach on California's central coast. Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  12. Closure of Diablo Nuclear Plant Signals Dawn of Renewable Energy EraRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Common Dreams

    The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant is located in Avila Beach along California's central coast. A plan to shutter the last remaining nuclear power plant in California and replace it with renewable energy is being heralded widely as "a clear blueprint for fighting climate change," which environmentalists hope will serve as "a model" for the nation.

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  13. PG&E to close Diablo Canyon Power Plant by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Pacific Business Times

    Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant near San Luis Obispo County's Avila Beach is the last operating nuclear plant on the West Coast. Pacific Gas and Electric plans to close the Diablo Canyon Power Plant near Avila Beach by 2025, the company announced June 21. The nuclear power plant has been controversial since starting operations in 1985 because fault lines run under and near the plant.

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  14. PG&E Pulling Plug on Diablo CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... announced that it will abandon all efforts to renew permits for the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant located in Avila Beach, meaning that the state's last remaining nuclear power generators will shut down in 2024 and 2025. The announcement came ...

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  15. California Utility to Close State's Last Nuclear Plant, Replace it With Solar and WindRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | US News & World Report

    The Diablo Canyon Power Plant sits above Avila Beach on California's central coast, about 250 miles south of San Francisco. The California utility that owns the state's last operating nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon announced it plans to close the facility within the next decade, signaling the end of the nuclear era in the Golden State - and with it, some green advocates hope, the start of a new era of marked by surging solar, wind and other renewable energy resources.

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  16. Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement is Huge Opportunity for California Renewable EnergyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Common Dreams

    ... the plant. In 2014, generation from the plant made up 21 percent of PG&E's power mix. The plant, located near Avila Beach, in San Luis Obispo County, is the last remaining nuclear power plant still operating in California. Generation from the plant ...

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  17. California Going Nuke Free; Diablo Canyon To Shut DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] Aerial view of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant at Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. SAN FRANCISCO - A utility company and environmental groups have reached an agreement that will close California's last nuclear power plant, ending the state's nuclear power era.

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  18. California utility to close Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactors by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Washington Post

    The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in Avila Beach, Calif., will be shut down by 2025. Among other issues, it faced a long-running debate over the ability of its structures to withstand earthquakes, one fault runs 650 yards from the reactors.

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  19. End of an atomic era: PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | SFGate

    The Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating nuclear power plant near Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California. PG&E, its owner, announced on June 21, 2016, that it will close the plant in 2025.

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  20. Avila Beach's gentle charm makes for a relaxing Central Coast getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Santa Monica. Add a dash of architecture from Key West, Fla. Then stir in Central Coast wines. What you get is Avila Beach, a quaint but bustling beach town sandwiched between Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo. My wife and I stayed at the Avila La ...

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