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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 2

Democrats abandon incumbent assemblywoman Will closing of nuclear plant spur fossil fuel use? Another Democrat jumps in 2018 race for governor San Diego kills proposed ban on Airbnb/short-term rentals Consumer group sues Anthem Blue Cross for “bait and switch” Good morning.

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Last CA nuke plant to close

California regulators have made preparations to close Diablo Canyon, the state’s last remaining nuclear power plant, in a move quickly characterized as a turning point in the nation’s approach to energy production and use. “Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced

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Diablo Canyon’s fate: Greens suspect PG&E con game

One down, one to go. That’s the mind-set of nuclear power opponents who rejoiced over the 2012 closure of the malfunctioning San Onofre nuclear plant in northern San Diego County and are now setting their sights on Pacific Gas &

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CA’s nuclear power in doubt

Despite calls for a resurgence in nuclear power, California could soon shutter its effort to keep the alternative energy going. PG&E’s Diablo Canyon plant, the state’s last, has wound up in the crosshairs. As the Associated Press reported, “the company

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Greens targeting last CA nuclear plant

Environmentalists who hope to shut down California’s last remaining nuclear power plant are expected to attend a State Water Resources Control Board meeting on Tuesday in Sacramento to make their case that the Diablo Canyon facility is unsafe. The board

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Banning Nukes: $4 Billion CA Budget Hit 5

JUNE 1, 2011 By JOSEPH PERKINS It’s been 22 years since Rancho Seco nuclear power plant generated its last megawatt. The facility, 25 miles southeast of downtown Sacramento, was the casualty of a public referendum in which a majority of

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PG&E: Jump Start Nuke Power License 0

MARCH 22, 2011 By KATY GRIMES Pacific Gas & Electric appears to be rushing to relicense the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power plant 13 years before the current license even expires. Many are asking: Why the big rush? PG&E is under a

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End of Nuke Power in CA, America 3

John Seiler: One solution to California’s need for electricity would have been to construct more nuclear power plants. Doing so also would have helped the state meet the requirements of AB 32 to reduce greenhouse gases. Nuke plants don’ t

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