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No More Nuclear Victims!
Date Saturday April 16
Time 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Shut Down Diablo Canyon. No License Renewal! Avila Beach, CA. From North, exit Hwy 101 at the Avila Road exit. Proceed approximately 4 miles to Avila Beach. Protest is on the beach near the pier.
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorLinda Seeley
Emaillindaseeley [at]
Phone805 234-1769
AddressSan Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace asks you to join us to demand the immediate withdrawal of the license renewal at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. No More Nuclear Victims! Starts at Noon. Bring signs. Bring your friends.

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by ,,,,,,
Friday Apr 1st, 2011 10:59 AM
its too late. people already feeling effects , slight ''tinge'' around thyroid ,''metallic '' vibe in body. humanity was waiting for big daddy dominators to do everything. humanity leukemia anyone left in 100 years?
by (A)
Monday Apr 11th, 2011 11:27 AM
Either help out and make a difference, or go cry in the corner by yourself. Don't try to bring the rest of us down.
by Rwolf
Wednesday Apr 13th, 2011 7:13 AM
If Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors continue to leak radiation into the air and oceans, many exporting industries may be damaged by radiation contamination. For example fishing industries. How far will millions of gallons of radioactive water travel dumped from damaged Japanese reactors? Will Radioactive Fish migrate to other nation’s waters affecting other countries? One can foresee grocery store and seafood restaurant customers checking purchased seafood with a Geiger counter. If Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors continue leaking radiation into the air, could over a period of time that cause dangerous levels of radiation to be absorbed by U.S. farm crops and cattle, making U.S. farm products unmarketable; cause U.S. food shortages and high prices. Could several of Japan’s industrial products become too radioactive to export? So much for clean nuclear energy.

In the U.S. most nuclear reactors have to be subsidized by taxpayers. When nuclear reactors leak as shown in Japan, it can be hugely expensive; unaffordable when damaged reactors melt down spreading high levels of radiation. In the U.S. too many nuclear reactors are close to large U.S. populations; 500 miles may be too close when communities are downwind. In addition to catastrophic health costs, a leaking reactor can contaminate for decades and longer large geographic areas, destroying real estate values of entire cities, shutdown industries. The potential risks of operating or building more nuclear reactors in the U.S. can’t be justified considering their catastrophic downside. The U.S. has approximately 104 nuclear reactors. From a military standpoint, U.S. enemies would only need target several U.S. nuclear reactors to spread deadly radiation to large cities crippling America. Nuclear reactors are a losing bet.
by A. Raging Granny
Thursday Apr 14th, 2011 12:30 AM
So the mighty PG&E is pulling yet another political ploy and has withdrawn their request for relicensing at this time. They were already requesting the renewal years before they needed to, playing their cards, hoping that the political climate was good for renewal. Then Fukushima happened. Just DAYS before the protest at Diablo Canyon, PG&E took it upon themselves to withdraw their request of the NRC to relicense them early (and without new earthquake studies!)
THIS PROTEST ON THE 16th, as announced above, is to demand the SHUT DOWN of Diablo Canyon.