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California proposes to extend life of last nuclear plant at cost of $1.4 billion

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed keeping open California's last nuclear plant for up to another 10 years as the state wrestles with how to meet power demand while it reduces its reliance on fossil fuels for energy.
Plans to start closing the Diablo Canyon Power Plant over the next three years would be halted at a cost of up to $1.4 billion under draft legislation Newsom sent to legislators late Thursday, angering some of the governor's environmentalist allies.
Diablo Canyon provides nearly a tenth of the state's electrical power. Critics have long sought its closure for reasons that include...
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California could lend PG&E $1.4 billion to save Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

California could lend PG&E $1.4 billion to save Diablo Canyon nuclear plant

3 monthes ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

The plant could stay open through 2035 under a proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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