Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was scrambling Monday to salvage plans to conduct seismic surveys using sonic blasts off the coast near the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant after a state regulatory agency staff report concluded it would disturb more than 7,000 marine mammals.
Read LA Times article here: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-diablo-20121106,0,504497.story
See Coastal Commission report here: Application No. E-12-005 and CC-027-12 (Pacific Gas & Electric Co., San Luis Obispo Co. (109 page .pdf)
Please attend the Coastal Commission hearing on Wed. November 14th to ensure the Coastal Commissioners honor this report. Info on the meeting here.