Adiós a Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant today as owner PG&E announces 2025 shuttering. Close to earthquake faults, plant’s re-licensing fight avoided but decommissioning challenges loom though not as acutely dangerous as San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station 250 miles to south.
Tag: Friends of the Earth
San Onofre’s Risky Business
Exposé shows San Onofre is vulnerable to rocket attack from adjacent freeway and perimeter road and power could be cut to nuclear plant’s spent fuel pools by cutting electric power.
SONGS’ Lethal Legacy
Should 1,800 tons of SONGS spent fuel catch fire due to cooling pools water loss, the impossible-to-extinguish fire could unleash fatal radiation doses to everyone within 10 miles.