Yesterday, the California Coastal Commission unanimously denied PG&E’s proposal to conduct seismic testing off of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. The Commission denied the project because the harm to the marine environment and ocean recreation was significant while only providing marginal benefits to estimating earthquake hazards. Over 400 people turned out in opposition to [...]
Today the LA Times weighed in on the debate over seismic testing near Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. They conclude, “When the Coastal Commission meets Wednesday, it should deny the testing application until PG&E provides a better-researched and more refined plan.” Read the editorial here.
The stretch of coast between Montana de Oro State Park through Morro Bay and up to Cayucos is rich with both biological and recreational resources. This is the stretch that will be impacted by the proposed Diablo Canyon seismic testing. Pretty much everything you can see in the photo above will be off limits [...]