CPUC proceeding to close Diablo underway….

The CPUC proceeding on the “Joint Proposal” to  close the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power  Plant has concluded… A4NR’s team registered an impressing showing in cross-examination of witnesses at the hearings.   WATCH THE WEBCASTS HERE:    http://www.adminmonitor.com/ca/cpuc/hearing/   The ALLIANCE team at the CPUC from left to right:  David Weisman, John Geesman, Al Pak, Rochelle Becker, Rick Wolfe   […]

Rochelle Becker at San Luis Obispo Supervisors, April 4, 2017

At the April 4, 2017 meeting , Rochelle Becker, executive director of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility asks the San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors to support the request to have the CPUC webcast the upcoming hearings for the Joint Proposal to close Diablo Canyon.  Subsequently, the CPUC agreed to provide the webcast.    

A4NR and the Joint Proposal to retire Diablo Canyon–CPUC documents

The Joint Proposal to Retire Diablo Canyon…   one year later…an update: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/opinion/readers-opinion/article157348454.html   TESTIMONY OF A4NR in the Joint Proposal to retire Diablo Canyon, CPUC case A.16-08-006 012717-A4NR and SLOMFP Testimony*   REBUTTAL OF A4NR in the Joint Proposal   031717 A4NR-Rebuttal*  

A4NR Comments at Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee meeting

Ongoing safety and oversight concerns regarding the operation of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant are discussed and questioned by the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility at the Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee meeting, February 8, 2017.   In this first clip, questions are raised regarding PG&E’s plans for “continued excellence” during the shortened period of […]

A4NR Goes to Washington…2017 edition!

Nuclear Waste?   There is no time to waste… Alliance Executive Director Rochelle Becker (L) and Treasurer Tama Varano-Becker (R) headed back to Washington DC and met with many of the California congressional staff to discuss issues related to nuclear energy and nuclear waste.  Here they meet with Congressman Salud Carbajal, newly elected, who represents […]

Joint Proposal to Close Diablo Canyon and the Alliance (A4NR)

The Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility is a signatory of the Joint Proposal to close Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.  While the Alliance (A4NR) agrees with most of the the proposal as written, it has reserved the right to challenge the $52 million in ratepayer funding that PG&E seeks as reimbursement for the amount they spent […]

Rochelle Becker at PG&E Public Forum on Diablo Canyon closure in SLO

Rochelle Becker discusses the role of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility (A4NR) regarding the Joint Proposal for the closing of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant at a PG&E public forum held in San Luis Obispo, California. July 20, 2016  

Diablo Canyon Closing–Concerns of Dr. Robert Budnitz-VIDEO

Diablo Canyon Closing–Concerns of Dr. Robert Budnitz, Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee,  VIDEO (2 minutes) June 21 2016  

D.O.E. Consent-based siting for radioactive waste

The Department of Energy is holding a one day workshop on Consent-based siting for nuclear waste on April 26, 2016 at 5pm.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.  Public comments are encouraged, see flier below for details. 4 26 16 Agenda CBS Public Meeting-Sacramento

State Lands Commission Permit for Diablo Canyon 2016

On April 5, 2016, the State Lands Commission held a public hearing regarding PG&E’s application to extend the permits for their outfall leases.  The current leases expire on 2018/2019.  The SLC must determine whether or not a full CEQA environmental analysis will be required in addition to a Public Trust Analysis.  See the testimony of […]

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