Nov 14, 2012 7:49 PM by Kelly Orsini, KSBY News

Calif. Coastal Commission denies permit for seismic testing

The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to deny PG&E a coastal development permit for seismic testing off the coast of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. The permit was one of the last few major obstacles in the way of PG&E's high-energy survey using air cannons to map underwater fault lines. The planned testing has drawn criticism from people concerned about marine life.

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