The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Special Studies Final Report with the Final Assessment including the Addendum, prepared by the Bechtel Power Corporation, together with information for the State Water Resources Control Board’s meeting of November 18, 2014 to consider the results and evaluate the need to modify the Once-Through Cooling Policy, may be reviewed at: The DCISC’s Comments on the Bechtel Report together with its Evaluation, dated September 5, 2013, of safety issues for several alternative cooling technologies may be reviewed at that website with the material for the November 4, 2013, meeting of the Review Committee for Nuclear Fueled Power Plants.

The DCISC approved its Preliminary Evaluation of safety issues for the Addendum to the Final Assessment of Alternate Cooling Technologies or Modifications to Once-Through Cooling at its meeting on October 14, 2014, in Avila Beach, California, and provided its Preliminary Evaluation to the State Water Resources Control Board on October 31, 2014. The Preliminary Evaluation may be reviewed here:
October 17, 2014 DCISC Preliminary Evaluation as PDF.

DCISC Agendas for the Next Public Meetings

The agendas for the DCISC’s next public meetings to be held on June 16–17, 2015, October 21–22, 2015 and February 3–4, 2016 will be posted here when they are available.

For more information about DCISC contact:

Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee
Office of the Legal Counsel
857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940
Telephone: in Califonia call 800-439-4688; outside of California call 831-647-1044
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