California lawmakers OK replacing Diablo Canyon with greenhouse-gas-free power

“SB 1090 requires the California Public Utilities Commission to “ensure that integrated resource plans avoid any increase in emissions of greenhouse gases as a result of the retirement” of Pacific Gas & Electric’s nuclear facility, which is slated for 2025. It also requires the full funding for a “community impact mitigation settlement,” which is designed to lessen the likely economic effects of the loss of jobs related to the plant’s retirement.

A staffer of the governor said Brown will not express an opinion on the bill until it arrives on his desk, but several industry observers expressed confidence that Brown will support it.”

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