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Former inspector urges closure of California nuclear plant

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A former federal inspector has urged regulators to shut down California’s last nuclear power plant until it can be determined whether the facility can stand up to an earthquake off the Central Coast.

Michael Peck, the former senior resident inspector at the Diablo Canyon plant, made his case to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in a confidential July 2013 document, a copy of which was released Monday by the environmental group Friends of the Earth.

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