Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant: The WikiBook/April 2011 Rally at the plant

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According to Indymedia, a grass roots media project, protesters rallied on the weekend of April 16th demanding the closure of "Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant". The article claimed that over 300 people gathered for the protest at Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County. They also insisted that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must halt PG&E's relicensing application process for the structure.The article continued to assert that the group Mothers for Peace was behind the fight to stop the construction of the nuclear power plant in the 1970s and was the organizer of Saturday's rally as well. Jane Swanson, speaking on behalf of the anti-nuclear organization, said that her group spearheaded the rally in response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. She commented from the podium, "Mothers for Peace said in 1973 a workable evacuation plan is not possible at Diablo Canyon and in 2011 this is still true. It is time to shut it down". The crowd raised their voices in agreement, shouting "Shut it Down!" over and over.