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How do you feel about there being a nuclear power plant in this county?

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Nikki Erb

Nikki Erb

business student

“I think for health reasons, it’s not a good idea because we don’t really know how much force it can withstand and considering we’re near a major fault line, that’s scary. … For economical reasons it’s good, and it generates a lot of revenue for our county.”

J.R. Pressley

J.R. Pressley

maintenance assistant

“I’d rather not have that here because it pollutes the ocean. I’m a big surfer, … some of the best surf spots here in the Central Coast are right in front of Diablo and there’s a lot of sea life that goes on there too.”

Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones

administrative assistant

“I think it’s alright. It supplies energy, so I think it’s a good idea. And my dad helped build it.”

Paul Clucas

Paul Clucas

retired

“Well I’m Australian, and in Australia we’re still arguing over nuclear power plants and the main concern seems to be whether they’re safe or not and whether they’ll be safe into the future as well as the after product and how that’s treated.”

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