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Earthquake fault lines, one of them little understood, snake beneath the seabed near the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant on California's central coast. Now Diablo's owner, Pacific Gas and Electric Co., wants to map those faults in 3-D detail, assessing the threat they pose to the plant. But the company's proposed testing method - blasting the sea floor with air guns that generate intense sound waves - could kill millions of young fish.
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