Learn about the Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel

The Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel was created to foster open and transparent dialogue between members of the local community and PG&E on topics regarding the decommissioning of Diablo Canyon Power Plant near Avila Beach, CA.

Download the panel's Strategic Vision document (6.3 MB)


Public meetings provide the opportunity to learn about the various aspects of the decommissioning process and allow the Panel and the public to provide input to PG&E. During meeting times, you may watch the live stream.

Return to this page for the latest details as meetings are subject to change.


Thursday, 10/17/19

Public Workshop: 1:30-6:00 p.m.

San Luis Obispo County Government Center


Watch the live video

Economic Impacts and Opportunities Relating to DCPP Closure

Download Workshop Agenda and Bios (PDF, 138 KB)

Wednesday, 11/13/19

Poster Session: 6:00-6:30 p.m.

Public Meeting: 6:00-9:30 p.m.

San Luis Obispo County Government Center


Watch the live video

Economic Opportunities and Impacts Relating to Diablo Canyon Power Plant Closure

*The San Luis Obispo County Government Center is located at:
1055 Monterey Street,
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Date and topicVideo archiveMeeting materials

06/12/19: Panel's Role, Function, and Structure

03/13/19: Spent Fuel Management

02/22/19-02/23/19: Spent Fuel Workshops

11/14/18: The Panel's Annual Report

10/24/18: Emergency Planning

09/26/18: Repurposing Diablo Canyon facilities

09/14/18 - 09/15/18: Repurposing Workshop

Download meeting materials:

08/29/18: Future Land Use Meeting

08/17/18 - 08/18/18: Future Land Use Workshops

Download meeting materials:

07/25/18: Decommissioning Funding Meeting

06/27/18: Regulatory Requirements for the Nuclear Decommissioning Cost Triennial Proceeding (NDCTP) Meeting

05/30/18: Future Meeting Topics Meeting

Panel members

The panel is comprised of representatives from the local community who broadly reflect the diverse community stakeholder viewpoints in proximity to DCPP. A formation committee that included representatives from the local community assisted PG&E in the panel selection process. Panel members are listed below and you may also review panel members' profiles (PDF, 422 KB).

  • David M. Baldwin, Atascadero
  • Dena Bellman, Arroyo Grande
  • Lauren Brown, San Luis Obispo
  • Sherri Danoff, Avila Beach
  • Alex Karlin, San Luis Obispo
  • Trevor Keith, San Luis Obispo
  • Scott Lathrop, San Luis Obispo
  • Frank Mecham, Paso Robles
  • Nancy O'Malley, Avila Beach
  • Linda Seeley, Los Osos
  • Jim Welsch, Templeton (PG&E)
  • Kara Woodruff, San Luis Obispo

Contact us

Public comment: Comment Form

Engagement Panel Facilitator: Chuck Anders at canders@strategicinit.com

General inquiries: engagementpanel@pge.com

Find out more

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