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August 11, 2022

Not so fast: California's last nuke plant might run longer

  • PG&E is considering applying for a share of $6 billion in federal funding established to rescue nuclear plants at risk of closing.
    Associated Press

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    Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s reactors are on California’s central coast.

    LOS ANGELES — An aggressive push toward renewable energy has run headlong into anxiety over keeping the lights on in California, where the largest utility is considering whether to try to extend the lifespan of the state's last operating nuclear power plant.

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