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Diablo Canyon, on the coast west of San Luis Obispo, is California's last nuclear power station, supplying 10% of the state's electricity.

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.

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