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No big quake safety concern at California nuclear plant, regulators say
No big quake safety concern at California nuclear plant, regulators say

There is no immediate or significant earthquake safety concern associated with California's last remaining nuclear power plant, federal regulators have decided. A U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission file released Wednesday contains the response to a former federal inspector’s argument that the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant near San Luis Obispo should be shut down until it can be determined whether the facility can stand up to an earthquake off the Central Coast. Michael Peck, former senior resident inspector at Diablo Canyon, made the case in July 2013 that it is unsafe to keep running the plant without evaluating whether it can withstand quakes from nearby faults that are now...

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