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The billion dollar price tag and burden of storing nuclear waste that comes when Diablo Canyon is finally decommissioned

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California's last operational nuclear power plant is perched on the ocean’s edge near the City of San Luis Obispo on the Central Coast. Diablo Canyon was due to close in 2025 – it’s unlikely that’s going to happen. But, ultimately one day it will be decommissioned. We look at the massive costs and risks for the local community.

You can read the digital version of this episode here.

Michelle Loxton joined KCLU in June 2021 as Podcast and Digital Content Producer.