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On September 2, 2022, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 846 into law, providing a path to extend operations at Diablo Canyon Power Plant beyond the current planned closures of unit 1 in 2024 and unit 2 in 2025. The County of San Luis Obispo has established a website to track the implementation of SB 846.


Click HERE to view the SLO County SB 846 Implementation Website.

Stay connected with what’s happening with the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel.

DCDEP hosted a Public Meeting on August 9, 2023 to Discuss the Draft Diablo Canyon Decommissioning EIR

The Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel (DCDEP) hosted an in-person and online public meeting on August 9, 2023 to review and discuss the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by the County of San Luis Obispo. An Open House was held before and after the public meeting to provide an opportunity for members of the public to view exhibits and speak with experts from San Luis Obispo County, PG&E and State agencies.

The County of San Luis Obispo released the Draft EIR Notice of Availability on July 28, 2023.  Click here for additional information and a link to view the draft EIR.  Anyone interested in commenting on the Draft EIR should email comments or questions to: or submit a written statement directed to Susan Strachan of the San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning & Building at 976 Osos St., Rm 300, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m., September 25, 2023.  Comments submitted on this website will not become part of the official County EIR record.

Click here to the view meeting agenda, a video recording of the meeting and supporting materials.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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Spent Fuel Management and Strategic Vision Annual Update

December 13, 2023

SLO County Gov't. Center

A public meeting to discuss the status of spent fuel storage at DCPP and updates to the DCDEP Strategic Vision report.


Diablo Canyon Independent
Safety Committee

February 21-22, 2024
Avila Beach, CA

A public meeting of the Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee to discuss safety related items at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The public meeting will be a hybrid in-person and online meeting.

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Management and Storage Open House

Date to be Announced

PG&E will host an Open House on the new Orano TN NUHOMS EOS dry cask storage system recently selected for the transfer and storage of all remaining spent nuclear fuel at Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The Open House will include tours of the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) at Diablo Canyon.

Diablo Canyon
Decommissioning Engagement Panel
Strategic Vision

Since its creation in May 2018, the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel has conducted public meetings and workshops on key topics of decommissioning, including Decommissioning Process, Decommissioning Funding, Use of Diablo Canyon Lands, Repurposing of Diablo Canyon Facilities, Emergency Services, Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, Performance and Structure of the Panel, and Economic Opportunities and Impacts of Decommissioning. The Panel has prepared a Strategic Vision Report that includes vision statements, goals and specific recommendations for these key areas of decommissioning based on the community input and technical presentations at the meetings and workshops. The Strategic Vision was submitted to PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission in 2018 and has been continuously updated as new decommissioning topics are addressed.

Community Meetings and Workshops have addressed the following topics



The regulatory process and timing
of decommissioning.



The cost associated with decommissioning.


Diablo Canyon

The future use of the 12,000 acres of land and
14 miles of coastline surrounding DCPP.


Repurposing of

The repurposing of non-radiological
facilities at DCPP.



Emergency planning systems after
decommissioning of DCPP.


Spent Nuclear Fuel

The storage and management of spent
nuclear fuel after decommissioning


Panel Performance and Structure

The past performance and future
structure of the Panel.


Economic Opportunities
& Impacts

Economic Opportunities and Impacts
of Decommissioning


Transportation Impacts

Transportation of Non-Radioactive Materials
and Low-Level Radioactive Wastes


Water Resources

Water Resources at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant and Lands

Video Tour of Diablo Canyon Power Plant Facilities

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