Category Archives: Earthquake

11/14/2012 Santa Monica – California Coastal Commission meeting on whale killing seismic surveys

UPDATE: The Coastal Commission rejected PG&E’s proposal and said they didn’t need to come back to try again.   Coastal Commissioner Dayna Bochco said PG&E explained what the soundwaves would do. “They did convince me that there is a target … Continue reading

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California plans for 7.8 earthquake but ignores San Onofre nuclear plant 7.0 design limit

California seismic planners want us to “drop, cover and hold on” as part of their Great ShakeOut earthquake drill for the expected and overdue 7.8 magnitude earthquake, yet they ignore the fact Southern California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant is … Continue reading

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09-24-2012 Sacramento – Fish and Game public meeting on whale killing seismic surveys

The California Fish and Game Commission will hold a public meeting Monday, September 24th, 2012, at 10:00 am in Sacramento to address PG&E’s proposed high-energy seismic surveys.  These surveys will maim and kill large numbers of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, otters, … Continue reading

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Earthquake size is unpredictable says USGS seismologist

USGS Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones (Pasadena) said regarding earthquake predictions: We have no way looking forward and saying what is coming next. Which year, which day, which month — we don’t have anything that ties that down. In fact, we think … Continue reading

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Sign CREDO petition to NRC Chairman Macfarlane

The San Onofre nuclear plant is an accident waiting to happen! Click here to sign petition. Eight million people in California will soon be endangered by America’s most dangerous nuclear power plant if the Southern California Edison power company has … Continue reading

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San Onofre emergency backup diesel generators flawed for nearly three decades

This letter was sent to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko, with a copy to the Orange County Register. Dear Chairman, We were stunned to learn recently that for nearly three decades, the San Onofre nuclear reactors have been operating … Continue reading

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Edison wants utility customers to pay for seismic studies

Plant operator Southern California Edison is asking that utility customers, not shareholders, fund at least $64 million for a study that would survey seismic faults near the San Onofre plant. On Friday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ordered safety changes for … Continue reading

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