Tag: nuclear power

PG&E To Close Diablo Canyon, California’s Last Nuclear Power Plant

California’s last nuclear power plant will be phased out by 2025, under a joint proposal announced Tuesday morning by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and labor and environmental groups. Under the proposal, the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County would be retired by PG&E after its current Nuclear Regulatory Commission operating licenses…

UK nuclear plant orders employees to stay home over radiation

The United Kingdom’s largest nuclear plant ordered thousands of workers to stay at home Friday after recording increased levels of radioactivity, its operator said. The Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site, in Cumbria, northwest England, told all non-essential employees not to come to work after the elevated levels were picked up by a monitor at the north…