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How do you feel about Diablo Canyon shutting down? 

click to enlarge Don Warden

Don Warden

large animal veterinarian

“I guess I’m a little sad about it. Because up until this point it seemed to provide pretty safe energy. And it brought a lot of jobs and a lot of taxes for the county.”

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Johnny Matthes


“Well, I was born and raised in Fresno, and I’ve been told that all of the electricity generated there goes to Fresno, so it supports our power needs. I don’t know if it’s good or bad. I don’t know what it does to ecology.”

click to enlarge Waylon Shibui

Waylon Shibui

waterboy/walking fortune cookie

“I think it’s nice to see the world evolving. Sometimes growth requires uncomfortable change.”

click to enlarge Richard Smith

Richard Smith

general handyman

“I actually don’t agree with the shutdown. I think nuclear energy is some of the cleanest energy we have. Science says we’re not overrun with nuclear accidents, but we do have a lot of accidents with things like oil trains.”


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