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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.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Membership on the
Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel

While PG&E proceeds through the process to extend operations at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, as directed by the State of California (SB 846) to ensure electric reliability and address climate change, the Engagement Panel and PG&E continue to seek community input on the plant’s future decommissioning plans.  Applications are now being accepted for membership on the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel.  Applications must be received by midnight on March 5, 2024.

Click HERE for Membership Application

Upcoming Meetings and Events

The 2024 Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel meeting schedule will be posted in February 2024
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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

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Decommissioning
Process

The regulatory process and timing
of decommissioning.

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Decommissioning
Funding

The cost associated with decommissioning.

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Diablo Canyon
Lands

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

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Repurposing of
Facilities

The repurposing of non-radiological
facilities at DCPP.

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Emergency
Planning

Emergency planning systems after
decommissioning of DCPP.

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Spent Nuclear Fuel
Management

The storage and management of spent
nuclear fuel after decommissioning

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Panel Performance and Structure

The past performance and future
structure of the Panel.

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Economic Opportunities
& Impacts

Economic Opportunities and Impacts
of Decommissioning

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Transportation Impacts

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

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Water Resources

Water Resources at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant and Lands

Video Tour of Diablo Canyon Power Plant Facilities

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