FROM John Timmer
Diablo Canyon and the Future of Fault Line Nuclear Plants Diablo Canyon, on the coast west of San Luis Obispo, is California's last nuclear power station, supplying 10% of the state's electricity. On Sunday, Unit 2 shut down , leaving Unit 1 to operate by itself until the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the PG&E, determines what went wrong. John Timmer is Science Editor for Ars Technica , a website for technology news and information.
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