Reminder: NRC Diablo Canyon relicensing public meeting Aug 5

Please remember that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is hosting two public meetings on August 5 in San Luis Obispo to provide an update on its review of Pacific Gas & Electric’s application to relicense the Diablo Canyon nuclear power station. That application was filed in November 2009.

Here are the meeting details from the NRC meeting schedule pages.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received a license renewal application (LRA) from Pacific Gas and Electric Company, dated November 23, 2009, for the renewal of the operating licenses for Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2. The purpose of these meetings is for the NRC staff to provide an update on the status of the license renewal process and to allow members of the public the opportunity to provide comments for consideration as part of the environmental review on issues that may have emerged since completion of the last scoping period in April 2010.
Meeting Dates and Times
7:00PM – 10:00PM

1:30PM – 4:30PM

Meeting Location
Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo
1605 Calle Joaquin Road
San Luis Obispo CA

Michael Wentzel

Participation Level
Category 3
NRC Participants
Jane Marshall, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Yoira Diaz-Sanabria, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
James Danna, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Michael Wentzel, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation

Docket Numbers – Facility Names
05000275 – Diablo Canyon 1
05000323 – Diablo Canyon 2
Related Documents
ML14364A259 – Diablo Canyon Units 1 and 2 – 10 CFR 54.21(b) Annual Update to the Diablo Canyon Power Plant License Renewal Application (LRA), Amendment 48 and LRA Appendix E, Applicant’s Environmental Report -Operating License Renewal Stage, Amendment 1.

ML15202A098 – Slides for the August 5, 2015 Diablo Canyon Power Plant License Renewal Application Public Scoping Meeting.

ML15057A102 – Update to the Diablo Canyon Power Plant License Renewal Application (LRA). Amendment 49 and LRA Appendix E. “Applicant’s Environmental Report- Operating License Renewal Stage.” Amendment 2.

ML15202A590 – 08/05/2015 Public Scoping Meetings for the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2 License Renewal Application Environmental Review

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Diablo_Green_longSeveral members of Californians for Green Nuclear Power are planning to attend and provide comments. I’ve heard discussions about holding a pre-meeting rally to show support for the plant; if any details become available, I’ll update this post.

Update: Californians for Green Nuclear Power (CGNP) will be manning a table and holding a rally in support of the continued safe operation of Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (During the first open house period) tomorrow at the NRC hearing location. End Update.

If you can attend in person, please do so. It is important to show the local media that there are numerous community members who recognize the important role that Diablo Canyon plays in providing clean, safe, reliable electricity to the CA central coast area.

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