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San Onofre Gets On Twitter

Actually there is some misleading information in this article. The direct distance from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to downtown San Diego (not driving directions) is 50 miles.

This is important to know, because on the Embassy of the United States Tokyo, Japan website “This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Alert dated March 13, 2011. The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recommends that U.S. citizens who live within 50 miles (80 km) of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant evacuate the area or take shelter indoors if safe evacuation is not practical.”

“There are numerous factors in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, including weather, wind direction, and speed, and the nature of the reactor problem that affect the risk of radioactive contamination within this 50-mile (80-km) radius or the possibility of lower-level radioactive materials reaching greater distances.”

October 20, 2011 at 10:18 p.m. ( | suggest removal )