CORRECTION: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission declines initial request to resume review of California’s Diablo Canyon reactors

Published 21:54 on January 24, 2023  /  Last updated at 23:01 on January 24, 2023  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

A US government agency on Tuesday rejected a request from the operator of California’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant to reopen an earlier application that would extend the facility's lifespan, saying that the nuclear energy installation had not submitted the information necessary to proceed with a review.

*Corrects to indicate that the NRC merely declined a request to resume an earlier review of the PG&E’s 2016 Diablo Canyon relicensing application, rather than deciding on renewing the plant’s licenses*

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