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San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County has officially joined state proceedings related to the closure of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The state's last nuclear power plant, located on the county's coast, is set to shutter in 2025. On Thursday, the county filed to intervene in the application of PG&E—the plant's owner—in a case currently before the California Public Utilities Commission [CPUC]. To find out what that means, KCBX News spoke with Rita Neal, San Luis Obispo County Counsel.

On this week's show, we spoke with a local doctor about his personal experience as a care provider within the American healthcare system. 

CALMatters: What happens if PG&E goes bankrupt?

Dec 3, 2018
Courtesy of PG&E

Investigators are massing. Lawsuits are mounting. The death toll in Butte County's historic Camp Fire stands at 88, so far.

Another year, another megafire, another calamity in which faulty Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) equipment is a prime suspect. And once again, Californians face a familiar question: What’s going to happen to the behemoth power company in the thick of the fire zone?