Close Diablo Canyon

Close Diablo Canyon, and end nuclear power in California once and for all!



Why Close Diablo Canyon?

  • Diablo Canyon sits on the Central Coast, near numerous active earthquake faults in an historic tsunami zone. It is at risk for a Fukushima-like earthquake, tsunami, and meltdown disaster. 

  • Since Diablo Canyon opened in the mid-1980s, San Luis Obispo County has changed from a low-cancer county to a high-cancer county.

  • State health data show that normal radiation releases from Diablo Canyon are sickening and killing residents in the surrounding area, especially infants and children.

  • Diablo Canyon’s Once-Through-Cooling system damages the ocean ecosystem by taking in some 2.5 billion gallons of seawater daily and discharging it back into the ocean 18° F warmer, thereby killing over a billion fish larvae and other marine species annually.

  • In the 2013-2014 Transmission Report, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) determined that Diablo Canyon is not a “must run”  facility needed to maintain grid support and reliability.

  • Diablo Canyon’s 2,200 MW of electricity can be replaced by economically competitive renewable sources of energy, which will generate thousands of high-quality jobs.

The Undersigned support the immediate closure of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.



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signed 2019-08-01 00:36:49 -0700
signed 2018-05-31 11:42:11 -0700
There is enough sustainable energy to fuel all our needs. We do not need to resort to poisoning ourselves for generations and giving the earth a more challenging time to maintain nature’s balance. Consider carefully!
signed 2017-09-20 17:28:06 -0700
signed 2016-12-14 12:47:26 -0800
signed 2016-12-10 20:39:02 -0800
signed 2016-08-18 18:37:01 -0700
signed 2016-07-11 18:30:50 -0700
I support this cause and could not agree more that we need to close this Power Plant. And work towards a safer and cleaner energy for our future and healthy generations’ sake.
signed 2016-06-13 12:30:15 -0700
signed 2016-05-11 07:58:23 -0700
Wow. Not sure when this went live but 21 sigs? There are a lot of ways to get this out in the open, a lot of other petition sights that get lots of viewings. How can we make this happen? Any ideas for more coverage? Move….
signed 2016-05-04 19:54:05 -0700
Don’t let this turn into a catastrophe
signed 2016-05-04 19:07:58 -0700
signed 2016-04-22 21:18:11 -0700
There are other options for environmental resources with not radioactive waste disposal that at the end cause irreversible damage to humans and the environment.
signed 2016-04-01 09:51:38 -0700
signed 2016-03-15 06:57:59 -0700
signed 2016-03-10 18:11:51 -0800
signed 2015-06-27 21:57:49 -0700
signed 2014-11-26 06:56:43 -0800
signed 2014-11-17 18:01:07 -0800
signed 2014-11-17 13:02:31 -0800
The increase of seal pups deaths in the area and high incidence of starfish literally melting is a sign that man’s ignorance is killing off species at an alarming rate. Aging nuclear plants pose an imminent to humans and all marine life. Shut them down!
signed 2014-11-11 11:50:12 -0800
Join Codepink’s “PG&E Ratepayer Revolt: Shut Diablo Now!” campaign at Don’t pay PG&E to ruin our lives and the economy of California. Thanks World Business Academy.
signed 2014-11-09 15:35:26 -0800
signed 2014-10-28 18:49:59 -0700
signed 2014-10-26 10:18:34 -0700
signed 2014-10-23 16:16:02 -0700
signed 2014-10-10 21:10:40 -0700
signed 2014-09-27 09:53:45 -0700
100% Wind & Solar in CA by 2025; world by 2030-2050
signed 2014-09-21 10:48:55 -0700
signed 2014-09-20 18:22:14 -0700
@nancyblackwords tweeted link to this page. 2014-09-20 17:24:37 -0700
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