PG&E waffles on Diablo Canyon relicensing

Posted by Christine, April 12, 2011

PG&E’s weekend letter to nuclear regulators asking that relicensing of its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant be delayed until advanced earthquake studies have been completed is a good “half step” but does not go far enough, the Board of Supervisors said Tuesday.

Supervisors sent their own letter Tuesday, this one to PG&E, reiterating their earlier support for a delay in the relicensing process, but adding that the advanced studies the utility says it will undertake should be “independently reviewed.”

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