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Commission calls emergency meeting on Diablo seismic testing
by David Gurney
Saturday Sep 8th, 2012 11:28 PM
The so-called MLPA "Initiative" was headed up by Big Oil, Big Energy, and Big Agriculture appointees, and informed by "scientists" with gross conflict of interest.
Commission calls emergency meeting on Diablo seismic testing

by David Gurney

The California Fish and Game Commission has called an emergency meeting in Sacramento on September 24th, 2012, to address the growing controversy surrounding plans to conduct high-energy seismic surveys in the ocean, just off the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.

The meeting will take place at the State of California Resources Building, First Floor Auditorium, 1416 Ninth Street at 10 a.m.

The Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) company has been given the green light by various agencies in Sacramento to survey the spiderweb of earthquake faults surrounding their nuclear facility. The F&G Commission still has not granted its final approval.

In early June of this year, members of the F&G Commission found themselves in the embarrassing position of congratulating themselves on final approval of controversial "marine protection areas" on the North Coast, just as they were being asked by PG&E to "cleanse" the Point Bushon "State Marine Reserve" and "State Marine Conservation Areas" on the Central Coast. (http://noyonews.net/?p=6344)

Activists on California's North Coast were deliberately silenced by a corrupt MLPA "Initiative" when they asked for protections against seismic testing, navy sonar, oil drilling and infrastructure, wave energy, and other threats to MPA's, as intended by the 1999 Marine Life Protection Act. The so-called MLPA "Initiative" was headed up by Big Oil, Big Energy, and Big Agriculture appointees, and informed by "scientists" with gross conflict of interest.

For details and an agenda of the upcoming Fish and Game Commission meeting, go to this LINK: http://www.fgc.ca.gov/meetings/2012/092412agd.pdf

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by dana gibson
( treemom532000 [at] yahoo.com ) Sunday Sep 9th, 2012 8:06 PM
please do not let pg@e go through with this insane idea. we are not the only species on this planet that matter. we are part of the web of life, not superior. all life is related. how could we be so uncaring and cruel?????? it is time for pg@e to care for it's customers and all of life and to switch to clean, green energy. no place to deal with the radioactive spent fuel rods. how can we continue to be such a stupid species? and pg@e could actually make money on clean, green energy.
sincerely,
dana gibson
by Lance
Tuesday Sep 11th, 2012 8:00 PM
You are absolutely right.

The process was a total SHAM.

The "Citizens United" interests ran the process. NGOs and corporate interests pretending to represent the "people".

Amazing to think that they actually got away with it.

F &G is belly -up and so corrupted now they dont even respond to the people.