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Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) can operate the two-unit Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in California beyond the expiry of their current licences (2024 and 2025, respectively) following the acceptance of PG&E's licence renewal application by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Date: Thursday, 21 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Regulator-accepts-Diablo-Canyon-licence-renewal-ap

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has agreed to allow the Diablo Canyon NPP to operate for an additional five years, despite calls from environmental groups for its closure. The CPUC voted to extend the shutdown date to 2030 instead of closing it in 2025 as previously agreed. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) still needs to conduct a safety review. 

Date: Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscalifornia-regulators-agree-to-extend-diablo-canyon-operation-11383482

Days after California's energy commission agreed that continued operation of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant until at least 2030 was necessary, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted an exemption allowing the two units to continue operating while the agency considers Pacific Gas & Electric Co's (PG&E) application to renew the plant's licence.

Date: Saturday, 04 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Regulatory-progress-for-continued-operation-of-Dia

The decision by the California legislature to pass a bill that will enable the state's only remaining nuclear power plant to continue operation until 2030 has been greeted as the right choice for the state.

Date: Saturday, 03 September 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Historic-California-vote-hailed-as-the-right-choic

Lawmakers in California have until 31 August - when the current legislative session ends - to vote on a proposed bill that would extend operations at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The American Nuclear Society has written to state legislators urging quick passage of the bipartisan legislation.

Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Californian-lawmakers-urged-to-support-Diablo-Cany

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