A Look Back At The 2014 Fire Near San Onofre Nuclear Power Station Which Is Again At Risk Due To Fires

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Overlays of NOAA weather forecast, Near Real Time Fire Data, and San Onofre and Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Stations. This is just to give a general idea. Fire data changes by the second. From Day 1 to Day 2 Forecast extreme area expands well into the critical area. See population and land area at risk on twin maps below.




48 H Fire Data Source: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/firms/active-fire-data Fire Weather Outlook Source: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/fwdy1.html
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/fwdy2.html
2014 Fire Near San Onofre Nuclear Power Station
May 2014 wildfire near San Onofre NGS, NRC
Zoom showing that the yellow indicates radioactive area
zoom of fire near San Onofre

Fires have been raging again in California. In 2014 a wildfire threatened San Onofre nuclear power station. The US NRC doesn’t appear to have taken it very seriously – not surprising since they appear to take virtually nothing about nuclear safety seriously. According to the NRC it was started by a fire on Highway 5. http://public-blog.nrc-gateway. gov/2014/05/20/southern-california-fire-puts-spotlight-on-nrc-regs/
San Onofre Highway 5

However, NASA took note of the…

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