08 Sep '12, 1am

PG&E Seeking Approval for Seismic Testing on California’s Central Coast

PG&E Seeking Approval for Seismic Testing on California’s Central Coast

Aerial view of Diablo Canyon. Photo: Wikipedia In an effort to continue operating a nuclear plant that sits on known active earthquake faults, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is seeking permits to engage in seismic testing off the Central Coast of California. According to a PG&E representative at an informational meeting, “the proposal calls for a 240-foot ship to tow a quarter-mile wide array of twenty 250 decibel “air cannons,” along a 90-mile stretch of California’s Central Coast. The cannons will shoot deafening underwater explosions once every twenty seconds, day and night, for 42 days and nights. The region where this devastating assault on wildlife is expected to take place includes the “protected” Point Buchon State Marine Reserve.

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2012/09/07/pgan...

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