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CA Can’t Quit Nuclear: Newsom Keeps Last Power Plant Open

Gavin Newsom

At a glance

  • California has been at the forefront of the movement to eliminate fossil fuels and nuclear plants, at the demands of environmentalists.
  • California Democrats had to reverse course this week when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill loaning $1.4 billion to keep the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant open..
  • The energy-strapped state has been unable to provide reliable power because of its radical shift away from fossil fuels and nuclear.


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