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Groups Attack California Nuclear Plant Closure Plan Over GHG Concerns

November 10, 2017
Some environmental groups are criticizing a proposed decision by a California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) administrative law judge to close the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant for not requiring that electricity needed to replace the facility's output have no greenhouse gas emissions and instead punting the issue to a new integrated resource planning (IRP) process at the commission. "The judge's proposed decision not only rejects an initial investment in replacement resources, but also fails to commit [CPUC] to ensuring that...

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