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Mining Harms Environment in 2008 Sichuan Earthquake Zone
 
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For more news visit ☛ http://english.ntdtv.com Follow us on Twitter ☛ http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision Add us on Facebook ☛ http://me.lt/9P8MUn Open mining near the epicenter of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake is causing dangerous mudslides. That's according to a Chinese environmental activist. He says that water pollution from these mines also threatens some of China's largest cities on the Chengdu plain. A looming disaster after a disaster—near the epicenter of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, mining and factory waste is destabilizing the Longmen Shan region, according to a Chinese environmental activist. Geology expert Yang Yong spent two weeks carrying out a survey of the region in August. [Yang Yong, Environmental Activist]: "Longmen Shan was the principle disaster area of the Wenchuan earthquake, the mountain tends to be very steep. After the earthquake, the geological environment became very bad. For the past few years, there have been mudslides happening over large areas. Many parts of the mountain have collapsed, slid off. On top of that, every rainy season this place is at the center of torrential rainstorms. Mining on a large scale here will have an influence on the environment." Yang says raw minerals and ores for factories near Deyang City and Mianyang Prefecture are all coming from open mines in the Longmen Shan region. Longmen Shan serves as a water source for the Chengdu plain and that water is getting more polluted due to mining in the region. [Yang Yong, Environmental Activist]: "The mining excavations and extraction of ore have gotten bigger since the disaster. This is like adding another disaster on top of one that already exists. At the same time the water sources are getting heavily polluted. A geological disaster continues to threaten the Chengdu plain. The future of the environment there is getting more worrying for people...The structure of industry should be changed here, they shouldn't put this waste and highly polluting substances upstream form a city." The fault line between the Sichuan basin and the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau runs for almost 200 miles. Sichuan, Gansu and Shaanxi provinces all felt the force of the earthquake. Ben hedges
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Mining could have triggered quake
 
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Mining could have triggered quake Subscribe to eNCA for latest news. No Fear. No Favour: http://bit.ly/eNCAnews Mining was certainly not the cause of an earthquake in SA, but  it could very well have triggered it. Seismologists say the earthquake that was felt across Southern Africa and beyond, on August 5, was the result of natural shifts in the earth’s crust. Connect with eNCA now to follow top stories and have your say: http://www.enca.com https://www.facebook.com/eNCAnews https://twitter.com/eNCAnews
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Environmental Hazards
 
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Professor Peter Sammonds talks about Environmental Hazards Research Group. This group includes the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR), the Aon Benfield UCL Hazards Centre; and the Bloomsbury Environmental Isotope Facility (BEIF), and studies the origins and effects of earthquakes, volcanoes, groundwater pollution, and tropical storms.
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Earthquakes: Avoiding Indoor Environmental Hazards Once the Dust Settles
 
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Many earthquakes strike without warning and they can occur almost anywhere in the country. Once an earthquake has struck, people need to be aware of aftershocks and numerous hazards before they reenter their homes and places of business. After it is deemed safe to return to properties many property owners and tenants may discover a wide range of indoor environmental hazards.
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62) Earthquake Dangers and Risks
 
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We cover all major quake dangers: shaking and the failure of buildings and slopes, influence of underlying substrate and bedrock in energy transmission and local shaking, wave interference and resonance, ground rupture, FIRE, sinkholes, liquefaction, gas emissions, sand boils, tsunamis, foreshocks and aftershocks.
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Geophysics: Lecture 6. Gamma ray logs
 
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Geophysics is applied to societal needs, such as mineral resources, mitigation of natural hazards and environmental protection. 🔴 Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2xcAZYW Gamma ray logging is a method of measuring naturally occurring gamma radiation to characterize the rock or sediment in a borehole or drill hole. It is a wireline logging method used in mining, mineral exploration, water-well drilling, for formation evaluation in oil and gas well drilling and for other related purposes. About World Earthquakes: World Earthquakes is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation which offers free public earthquake information services. It was founded on 11th of March, 2010, exactly one year before the Mw 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake. Get More World Earthquakes Live: Official Site: https://bit.ly/2QuWsFA Facebook: https://bit.ly/2x4siR8 YouTube: https://bit.ly/2QoPqC0 This video is for education purpose only. ~ All Lectures "Geophysics" ~ Lecture 01: Introduction to Geophysics - https://youtu.be/9Gvv8aXh0ys Lecture 02: Wave Theory, refraction and reflection - https://youtu.be/b64fiOFqiWM Lecture 03: Petroleum, generation and migration - https://youtu.be/IDYjhJHNXtg Lecture 04: Reservoirs, trapping mechanisms, porosity - https://youtu.be/VYtVbmjKLrs Lecture 05: Electric (Wire line), SP and resistivity logs - https://youtu.be/P4jdGCU0ZlI Lecture 06: Gamma ray logs - https://youtu.be/6bjlj2kV5M8 Lecture 07: Well logging services - https://youtu.be/sYKAK8B-4kE Lecture 08: The porosity logs - https://youtu.be/uVmqtRnbUrk Lecture 09: Isopach maps. Top of formation maps - https://youtu.be/1yJqIa0tdh8 Lecture 10: Fence Post Diagrams - https://youtu.be/-4Cytf_wTHc Lecture 11: Introduction to Seismology - https://youtu.be/jXWZiDPmTm8 Lecture 12: Seismic Stratigraphy - https://youtu.be/MzGj3AatwWs Lecture 13: Sequence Stratigraphy Part 1 - https://youtu.be/hyHUfQcOTCI Lecture 14: Sequence Stratigraphy Part 2 - https://youtu.be/BfNFTiOlWuo #geophysics #gammaray #logs
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Pennsylvania's 50-Year-Old Coal Fire
 
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SciShow takes you to Centralia, Pennsylvania, site of one of the oldest, biggest coal fires in the United States, and explains the chemistry of spontaneous combustion. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Thanks Tank Tumblr: http://thankstank.tumblr.com Sources: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036012850300042X http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/01/pictures/130108-centralia-mine-fire/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/fire-in-the-hole-77895126/?no-ist http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2010/0205/Centralia-Pa.-coal-fire-is-one-of-hundreds-that-burn-in-the-U.S http://www.businessinsider.com/photos-of-abandoned-centralia-pa-2012-5?op=1 http://discovermagazine.com/2010/jul-aug/28-earth-on-fre http://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/15/science/15FIRE.html http://blog.wsrb.com/2014/02/03/pennsylvania-is-burning-what-you-didnt-know-about-coal-seam-fires/ http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/UserFiles/works/pdfs/cmosh.pdf http://www.iea-coal.org.uk/documents/82476/7685/Propensity-of-coal-to-self-heat-(CCC/172)
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Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
 
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Fracking explained in five minutes. Fracking is a controversial topic. On the one side the gas drilling companies, on the other citizen opposed to this drilling method. Politicians are also divided on the matter. We try to take a neutral look on fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for energy and the danger for our drinking water. This video focuses mostly on the debate currently ongoing in europe. In a lot of european countries there is a public outcry against fracking, espacially in germany. But the facts in this video are relevant to all of us. Short videos, explaining things. For example Evolution, the Universe, Stock Market or controversial topics like Fracking. Because we love science. We would love to interact more with you, our viewers to figure out what topics you want to see. If you have a suggestion for future videos or feedback, drop us a line! :) We're a bunch of Information designers from munich, visit us on facebook or behance to say hi! https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://www.behance.net/kurzgesagt Fracking explained: opportunity or danger Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2
Impact of the 2010 Chile Earthquake on the Costal Environment
 
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A simple description of the impact of the 2010 Chile earthquake on the costal environment of the area and how it links with the influences of man-made structures on the cost.
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Fault Lines - Water for coal
 
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Fault Lines investigates the influence of the coal industry over West Virginia's politicians and what it means for the state's residents.
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Fracking Water Pollution, Earthquakes and Dangers Explained with Dr. Bryce Payne
 
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Fracking science and connections to earthquakes and water pollution is explained by environmental scientist Dr. Bryce Payne. The EPA blind spots towards the risks of hydraulic fracking, the process of horizontal fracking, and America’s destructive addiction to fossil fuels is examined, as we learn about flammable water, methane contamination, and the signs of contamination that citizens need to understand. Is there a way to avert a major ongoing environmental catastrophe in the face of the oil industry? Learn the science on this Buzzsaw interview, hosted by Sean Stone. GUEST BIO: Dr. Bryce Payne, environmental scientist who also has a background in analytical chemistry. He is a researcher at Wilkes University. ADD’L LINKS: http://www.cleanair.org/program/outdoor_air_pollution/marcellus_shale/independent_study_finds_significant_fault_line_methane http://thelip.tv/ http://thelip.tv/show/buzzsaw/ Buzzsaw Full Episodes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHE069maINM&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGc7NOFr74KbOPBCXrXT8nlf Buzzsaw Short Clips Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-86xYEM1XGE&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeWhHPas6M9sKUhThquDNOc&index=1 https://www.facebook.com/EnterTheBuzzsaw?directed_target_id=0 https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv EPISODE BREAKDOWN: 00:01 Welcoming Dr. Bryce Payne to Buzzsaw. 01:08 An introduction to fracking. 03:06 Different layers of oil beneath the ground. 06:47 A cause for concern with the fracking fluids and groundwater. 10:48 Methane contamination and flammable water. 13:17 Toxicity and issues with methane. 16:11 Other chemical compounds and negative reactions. 18:44 The EPA position on fracking, and concerning blind spots in data. 24:00 Signs of contamination. 27:08 Earthquake dangers from fracking and deep well waste injection. 30:52 Are there viable alternatives to fracking? 34:43 Chasing the next high. 36:27 Short term alleviation vs. long term solutions. 38:08 Thanks and Goodbye.
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2020: The End of Days (natural disaster movie-mashup)
 
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A collection of clips re-edited from various disaster movies. After 1100 comments where most more or less ask the same - "is this real?/how do you know what will happen in 2020? etc" - I have decided to close the comment section here. People should really try to read the title or the description, before posting, because your answers are right there. Music: Hong Kong Failing by Lorne Balfe Geostorm Soundtrack. Water Tower Music In the House, in a Heartbeat William Morris (John Murphy Cover) From the movie '28 weeks Later" Lux Aeterna by Clint Mansell Nonesuch Records Inc. From the movie "Requiem for a Dream"
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Earthquakes associated with oil and gas production: Mechanisms and management
 
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The number of small-to-moderate sized earthquakes in large areas of the central and eastern United States began to increase dramatically in 2005. The occurrence of many of these earthquakes correlates with the increased use of horizontal drilling and multi-stage hydraulic fracturing by the oil and gas industry. In this talk, Professor Zoback explains how and why these earthquakes occurred and the steps that can be taken to reduce their occurrence, and what this may mean for oil and gas production in New Zealand. This is the inaugural lecture in the annual series of the S N Jepson Lectureship in Seismology. About Professor Mark Zoback Professor Mark Zoback is the Benjamin M. Page Professor of Geophysics at Stanford University. He is also the Director of the Stanford Natural Gas Initiative and co-Director of the Stanford Center for Induced and Triggered Seismicity. His current research is focused on unconventional oil and gas development and induced seismicity.
Inside The Three Gorges Dam A Man Made Disaster
 
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When it officially became fully functional on July 4, 2012, China hailed the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest power station with 22,500 megawatts of installed capacity as a resounding success. They pointed to it's modern, highly efficient turbines, it's ability to increase shipping capacity along the Yangtze River and the fact that it could help to prevent downstream flooding by freeing up flood storage space. Not only all of this, but it was a move towards limiting greenhouse gas emissions. Sounds great, but, there are two sides to every story and the negative consequences of this monumental project, which cost the country the equivalent of around 25 billion U.S. dollars have been described by many as catastrophic both in its human and environmental impacts. Over one million people were displaced and the dam flooded historically significant archeological and cultural sites. Entire ecosystems were permanently altered with rare plant and animal life being pushed to the brink of extinction. Experts warned that the increased pressure such a massive structure would create on the surrounding land would trigger massive landslides and an increased risk of earthquakes, and their eerie predictions seem to be coming true. We’ll break down the story behind what has become without a doubt one of the most controversial pieces of infrastructure ever built by humankind, The Three Gorges Dam. Subscribe to Knowledge Feed for awesome mysteries, discoveries, fun topics and all around AWESOME videos ! Pros The dam has plenty of positive impacts, it wasn’t built just to cause landslides and displace millions. At full power the Three Gorges is capable of reducing coal consumption by over 30 million tonnes a year, thereby avoiding some 100 million tonnes of gas emissions and ten thousand tonnes of carbon monoxide. The presence of ship locks and even ship elevators believe it or not, allows giant vessels to traverse the Yangtze, boosting the country’s economy as a result. While the Chinese government hoped that the dam would provide power to 10% of people in China electricity demand in the country became much higher than expected and less than 2 percent of the population receive power through the dam today. Another positive impact of the dam, if you were to ask government officials would be it's ability to prevent a very real and very serious threat to the millions surrounding and directly affected by the Yangtze, Floods The Dam’s top priority, it seemed was in preventing the catastrophic floods that occur along the Yangtze, land that is populated by millions of people. In August of 1931 following a year of above average rainfall the Yangtze flooded. 500 square miles surrounding the river were submerged. Entire rice crops were destroyed. Without this essential food thousands in major cities like Nanjing starved following the catastrophe. All told over three and a half million lives were claimed in the months following the floods. More recently in 1998, a series of floods that lasted from June to September left 3,700 people dead, 15 million homeless and caused nearly 25 billion dollars in economic losses. 13 million homes were damaged or broken beyond repair. Now, government officials tout the dams apparent ability to prevent such catastrophes. The general public and especially those that live in areas near the Yangtze aren’t so sure. Flooding last year was the worst since 1998, leaving hundreds dead. Critics pointed to the dam and its failure to prevent the disaster. The 2016 floods were bad and only time will tell if the Three Gorges is capable of preventing an event as devastating as 1998, or scarier still something more along the lines of what transpired in 1931. This dam is so freaking big, some experts out there think it's sheer mass and the changes in water level it creates could actually cause Earthquakes The paths of major fault lines lie directly underneath the Three Gorges. Experts believed that the dam, as a result could cause a significant increase in seismic activity. As you know by now the dam was built despite these and many other concerns, some of which we’ve gone over. A study done by the China Earthquake Administration, a government entity showed that the experts were right. They registered 3,429 earthquakes around the reservoir between mid 2003 and the end of 2009, 30 times the frequency recorded during pre-dam periods. People fear a large earthquake and it's potential consequences as it relates to the dam. If the dam itself were to be damaged during a huge earthquake, for instance, the results would surely be devastating for the millions living in close proximity. Thanks everyone for joining us on our Knowledge Feedy look at the Three Gorges Dam. We hope that we’ve tipped the richter scales within you a bit and we can’t wait for you to join us on our next video. Good night and good luck.
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What Is The Main Cause Of Earthquakes In Australia?
 
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Seismologist dr stephen hicks an earthquake is a sudden motion or trembling in the crust caused by of two world's major tectonic plates pacific plate and australian 26 aug 2016 earthquakes are force nature which can cause catastrophic but australia experiences similar magnitudes earthquakes, do we face 14 nov what new zealand, south america italy? Utter devastation after rocked island. This causes the build up of stress in interior indo australian plate no part earth's surface is free from earthquakes, but some regions experience them more frequently. 3, v, no major damage reported introduction. Earthquakes and an earthquake in australia, natural hazards earthquakes down under a rare but real hazard the conversation. (1973) earthquakes in areas where recurrence intervals along major faults may 6 feb 2013 the solomon islands sit above the collision between the australia and there were dozens of earthquakes around the solomon islands in the 3 jan 2007 human activity has caused at least 200 earthquakes, including the temblor that devastated the town of newcastle, australia, new research 234 dec 2014 australia sits in the middle of a tectonic plate known as the in august 2000, a magnitude 5. In boolarra caused minor damage and was felt 21 sep 2017 mexico's most recent earthquakes did not directly involve two tectonic plates clashing, as is commonly the case. Many people think that australia never has 16 feb 2015 buckled railway lines caused by the 1968 earthquake near earthquakes in have also resulted significant damage and loss of life. Earthquakes in australia seismology research centre. Learn more about their risk. The underground surface along which the rock breaks and moves is called a fault plane most earthquakes occur on edge of plates, especially where one plate they are common at tectonic boundaries different plates meet. Oct 2011 earthquakes in australia are quite common, despite its being the this build up of pressure within plate can cause 1 may 2012 how happen places like that far from 2010, which caused major disruption to air traffic across europe vibrations by rocks breaking under stress. Victoria, cape otway, 1960 12 25, 5. Rupture within tectonic plate is probable cause of mexico earthquakes. Caused the solomon islands earthquake & tsunami? . Earthquakes are a sudden shaking of the ground caused by movement tectonic plates. Fault on or near the boundary between pacific and australia plates 16 dec 2016 deep just north of could cause disastrous earthquakes in a region extreme tsunami risk, knowledge major faults such as are infrequent & moderate size. New zealand earthquake what caused the earthquakes in new banda detachment tear sea floor above australia could cause expect a big one. Coal mining causing earthquakes, study says national geographic. List of earthquakes in australia wikipedia. Shallow earthquakes cause much damage, but deep rarely damage this is a list of significant recorded within australia and its territoriesfirst ea
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How Well Can We Predict Earthquakes?
 
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A string of earthquakes have been occurring in Chile and Southern California. What causes earthquakes, is a bigger one coming, and can we predict them? Annie is here to give you a rundown of the current events, and lets you know how to stay safe during a disaster. Follow Annie on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/anniegaus Read More: Earthquake http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake "An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves." 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Loma_Prieta_earthquake "The Loma Prieta earthquake, also known as the Quake of '89 and the World Series Earthquake, was a major earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area of California on Tuesday, October 17, 1989, at 5:04 pm local time." A Human Trigger for the Great Quake of Sichuan? http://www.sciencemag.org/content/323/5912/322.full "The first researchers have gone public with evidence that stresses from water piled behind the new Zipingpu Dam may have triggered last May's devastating earthquake in China's Sichuan Province." Scientists Link China's Dam to Earthquake, Renewing Debate http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB123391567210056475 "Scientists in China and the U.S. have published new reports examining the possibility that a giant dam may have helped to trigger last May's massive earthquake in China's Sichuan province, renewing controversy over the devastation and other dam-building projects across China's earthquake-prone western regions." Toads can 'predict earthquakes' and seismic activity http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8593000/8593396.stm "Common toads appear to be able to sense an impending earthquake and will flee their colony days before the seismic activity strikes." How Earthquakes Work http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/earthquake7.htm "Today's scientists understand earthquakes a lot better than we did even 50 years ago, but they still can't match the quake-predicting prowess of the common toad (Bufo bufo), which can detect seismic activity days in advance of a quake." Be Prepared: Before, During and After an Earthquake consrv.ca.gov/index/earthquakes/Pages/qh_earthquakes_what.aspx Watch More: Top 4 Worst Politicians https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Renp2hvUXAg&list=PLuiBx681uVknXGFoAAl_VRv6gPdfE9zql TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-462-cool-sound-waves?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Can Animals Predict Earthquakes? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8ClUdZWPnY ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Eathquakes & Avoiding Environmental Hazards
 
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Many earthquakes strike without warning and they can occur almost anywhere in the country. Once an earthquake has struck, people need to be aware of aftershocks and numerous hazards before they reenter their homes and places of business. After it is deemed safe to return to properties many property owners and tenants may discover a wide range of indoor environmental hazards.
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THE FUTURE OF MINING TAILINGS MANAGEMENT
 
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Water Management is becoming a priority in Mining applications Recent disasters from all over the world clearly demonstrate the dangers of traditional mining water management. Tailings dam failures have been on the rise due to extreme or unexpected weather conditions such as heavy rains or earthquakes, overloading the tailings dam beyond design, or poor dam management practices. The risks and failures of tailings dams could be completely avoided by dewatering and dry-stacking the tailings.
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Geology
 
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003 - Geology In this video Paul Andersen explains how rock is formed and changed on the planet. The video begins with a brief description of rocks, minerals, and the rock cycle. Plate tectonics is used to describe structure near plate boundaries. Hot spots and natural hazards (like volcanos, earthquake, and tsunamis) are included. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: Benbennick, David. English: This Is a Locator Map Showing Kalawao County in Hawaii. For More Information, See Commons:United States County Locator Maps., February 12, 2006. Own work: English: The maps use data from nationalatlas.gov, specifically countyp020.tar.gz on the Raw Data Download page. The maps also use state outline data from statesp020.tar.gz. The Florida maps use hydrogm020.tar.gz to display Lake Okeechobee. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Hawaii_highlighting_Kalawao_County.svg. “Earth.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 23, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Earth&oldid=677456791. File:Hawaiien (volcano).svg, n.d. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hawaiien_(volcano).svg. File:Structure Volcano Unlabeled.svg, n.d. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Structure_volcano_unlabeled.svg. Fir0002. A Diagram of the Rock Cycle That Is Modified off of Rockcycle.jpg by User:Woudloper. The Changes Made to This Photo Were Made according to the Conversation at Where the Original Is Being Nominated for Featured Picture Status. It Is Very Important That You Change the Chance of You Getting a Rock of Bandshoe Very Rare Rock Very Costly Too There Are Only 3 Every like It in the World and It Costs 3 Gold Mines and the Mountains Ontop of Them., February 10, 2008. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rockcycle_edit.jpg. “Gneiss.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, July 29, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gneiss&oldid=673627696. Gringer. English: SVG Version of File:Pacific_Ring_of_Fire.png, Recreated by Me Using WDB Vector Data Using Code Mentioned in File:Worldmap_wdb_combined.svg., February 11, 2009. vector data from [1]. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pacific_Ring_of_Fire.svg. H.Stauffer, Brian F. Atwater, Marco Cisternas V. , Joanne Bourgeois, Walter C. Dudley, James W. Hendley II, and Peter. English: Vertical Slice Through a Subduction Zone, 1999. U.S. Geological Survey, Circular 1187 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1187/illustrations/BlockDigrm_1.ai). https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eq-gen1.svg. Karta24. Français : Trois Différents Types de Faille, January 20, 2008. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/glossary/?term=fault earthquake.usgs.gov. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fault_types.svg. Khruner. English: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rocks_-_Pink_granite_Baveno.JPG. “Landslide.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 27, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Landslide&oldid=678171434. “Landslide.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 27, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Landslide&oldid=678171434. “Mount St. Helens.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 8, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mount_St._Helens&oldid=675148427. “Plate Tectonics.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 17, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Plate_tectonics&oldid=676450570. “Ring of Fire.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, August 20, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ring_of_Fire&oldid=676950168. “Tsunami.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, July 19, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tsunami&oldid=672137584. User:Moondigger. Inside Lower Antelope Canyon, Looking out with the Sky near the Top of the Frame. Characteristic Layering in the Sandstone Is Visible., April 16, 2005. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lower_antelope_3_md.jpg. USGS, derivative work: AnasofiapaixaoEarth_internal_structure png: English: Cutaway Diagram of Earth’s Internal Structure (to Scale) with Inset Showing Detailed Breakdown of Structure (not to Scale), April 27, 2013. Earth_internal_structure.png. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Earth-cutaway-schematic-english.svg.Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Halema%27uma%27u_Crater_in_Kilauea_volcano,_Hawaii..jpg.
Views: 224876 Bozeman Science
Trump Right? Hack-and-Squirt the Forest. Created the Huge California Fire Hazard.
 
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On average, the cost of thinning forests through hack-and-squirt while leaving the dead trees standing is about $250 per acre, said Greg Giusti, a forest advisor with the University of California Cooperative Extension. The cost of cutting and leaving them on the ground is about $750 an acre, while cutting and hauling them away is about $1,000 an acre. http://marygreeley.com/?p=77654
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From disaster response to disaster prevention | Rachel Kyte | TEDxSendai (English)
 
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As Vice President of Sustainable Development, Rachel leads the Bank's global work in agriculture, environment, energy, infrastructure, urban, and social development, as well as global public goods issues in those areas. Before assuming this post in September 2011, she was the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) Vice President for Business Advisory Services, where she focused on delivering more measurable impact for the world's poorest people and in the most challenging environments, including countries affected by conflict. As IFC's Director for Environmental and Social Development, Rachel led efforts to develop new sustainability performance standards, which — through the Equator Principles — are now a global benchmark. Before joining the World Bank Group Rachel worked for IUCN and The World Conservation Union. She has worked within the environment, women's, human rights and health movements, and has held elected positions in Europe and formed and led NGOs. Rachel has served as an advisor, and on the boards of a number of companies, philanthropies, and governments. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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USGS Drops Proof That Man-Made Earthquakes from Fracking Leaves Millions at Risk
 
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www.undergroundworldnews.com Mother Nature may have given California earthquakes, but could the oil and gas industry be giving the same treatment to parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas? According to a study that the U.S. Geological Survey published Monday, about 7 million Americans now live in areas almost as prone to earthquakes as the Golden State, thanks in part to wastewater disposal from drilling oil. “By including human-induced events, our assessment of earthquake hazards has significantly increased in parts of the U.S.,” said Mark Petersen, chief of the USGS National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project, in a statement. “This research also shows that much more of the nation faces a significant chance of having damaging earthquakes over the next year, whether natural or human-induced.” Induced earthquakes often occur due to large amounts of chemical-laden fluids being injected into underground wells. The process loosens faults and makes them more likely to slip. Hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, is sometimes the cause itself as well, though rarely, according to the report. The process includes blasting millions of gallons of chemical-filled water underground to break apart shale deposits and release gas. That water then is also put into underground wells. Learn More: http://www.ibtimes.com/man-made-earthquakes-fracking-oil-gas-industry-wastewater-causing-jolts-leaving-2344458 Hoodies Are In ~ Save On Official DAHBOO7 Gear with Code "5off" http://dahboo7.deco-street.com/
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EPA Admits Trump’s Environmental Policies Will Kill 1,400 People A Year
 
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The Trump administration unveiled their new environmental plans this week that would significantly roll back clean air protections that were put in place by President Obama. The EPA admits in their own assessments that their new plans will result in roughly 1,400 American deaths per year, but they seem fine with that if it helps the fossil fuel industry make a few more dollars each year. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.   Link – https://www.alternet.org/trumps-affordable-clean-energy-plan-will-cause-1400-deaths-year Support us by becoming a monthly patron on Patreon, and help keep progressive media alive!: https://www.patreon.com/TheRingofFire Spread the word! LIKE and SHARE this video or leave a comment to help direct attention to the stories that matter. And SUBSCRIBE to stay connected with Ring of Fire's video content! Support Ring of Fire by subscribing to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/theringoffire Be sociable! Follow us on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RingofFireRadio Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RingofFireRadio Google+: http://plus.google.com/118415831573195648557 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirenetwork/ Follow more of our stories at http://www.TROFIRE.com Subscribe to our podcast: http://www.ROFPodcast.com In the midst of all of the legal hullabaloo yesterday with Cohen and Manafort and Hunter out in California, something very important was glossed over 100% by the media. And to be honest, even if they had nothing else to report on yesterday, they wouldn't have talked about this story. And that is, the Trump administration, their EPA issued their new affordable clean energy rule, is what they're calling it. And basically it's what they've come up with to replace the clean power rule that Barack Obama had put in place, that they repealed last year. And what this does is, it allows coal plants, coal fired power plants, to continue burning coal, to not have to modernize and reduce emissions in any kind of timetable. And if they do set a timetable and they go past it, that's okay too. Bottom line is it's going to increase the emissions the we see coming from these coal fired power plants. Now that's not something that we didn't already expect. We knew that this administration coming in wanted to repeal these Obama era rules in order to appease the fossil fuel industry to let them spew out as many emissions as they wanted. That pretty much would've happened with any republican administration at this point. They've made it clear that this is what they want to do. Here's the problem. The EPA admits while submitting this rule that it's going to kill upwards of 1400 American citizens every year by the year 2030. So they admit that they're putting a rule in place that is 100% going to result in more American deaths from heart and lung disease from the increased particulates coming into the air, not to mention the increased incidences of asthma and bronchitis. They're going to kill people, and they totally cool with that because it's going to save the coal industry, the fossil fuel industry, a little bit of money each year. People are going to die. That's not overstating it. It's not hyperbole. That is literally what the EPA says in their report. By doing this, we acknowledge that we're going to kill people. But we're 100% okay with it because the people who fund our campaigns, the people who fund are party, are going to make a little extra money. And hopefully that money's going to trickle down to us. That's the point that we're at in this country. And it bothers me so much because this is a story that I can promise you you're never going to see on any mainstream media outlet. No corporate news outlets are ever going to report this. But the EPA has admitted that between 430 and 1400 people every single year will die because of their new rule, because of the increased particulates in the air, because of the increased emissions. We are going to send more and more people to an early grave just to give the fossil fuel industry a little bump, you know, because coal is dying. Coal is dying out here in the United States because global demand is falling. Cleaner, cheaper, better sources of energy have been found. Other countries are going to those. There is no bringing the coal industry back in spite of what Donald Trump tells us every day. He's bringing coal back. He's reviving the industry. There's nothing that man could do to save it. It is dying out as it should be. And honestly, it's dying out because capitalism said, "We're tired of it." And yet, this administration is willing to kill more than 1000 people every year just to pander to those few remaining coal miners in this country, hoping that they're going to continue voting republican while those 1400 people who are dead lose their lives.
Views: 9748 The Ring of Fire
The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 2/2)
 
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We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen, China. In part 2, we check out illegal coal mines and find out what what makes China the world's leading polluter. Watch part 1 here: http://bit.ly/Toxic-China-1 Check out the Best of VICE here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Best-Of Subscribe to VICE here! http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
Views: 597667 VICE
Geophysics: Lecture 7. Well logging services. Interview with Jeff Keevan
 
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Geophysics is applied to societal needs, such as mineral resources, mitigation of natural hazards and environmental protection. 🔴 Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2xcAZYW About World Earthquakes: World Earthquakes is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation which offers free public earthquake information services. It was founded on 11th of March, 2010, exactly one year before the Mw 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake. Get More World Earthquakes Live: Official Site: https://bit.ly/2QuWsFA Facebook: https://bit.ly/2x4siR8 YouTube: https://bit.ly/2QoPqC0 This video is for education purpose only. ~ All Lectures "Geophysics" ~ Lecture 01: Introduction to Geophysics - https://youtu.be/9Gvv8aXh0ys Lecture 02: Wave Theory, refraction and reflection - https://youtu.be/b64fiOFqiWM Lecture 03: Petroleum, generation and migration - https://youtu.be/IDYjhJHNXtg Lecture 04: Reservoirs, trapping mechanisms, porosity - https://youtu.be/VYtVbmjKLrs Lecture 05: Electric (Wire line), SP and resistivity logs - https://youtu.be/P4jdGCU0ZlI Lecture 06: Gamma ray logs - https://youtu.be/6bjlj2kV5M8 Lecture 07: Well logging services - https://youtu.be/sYKAK8B-4kE Lecture 08: The porosity logs - https://youtu.be/uVmqtRnbUrk Lecture 09: Isopach maps. Top of formation maps - https://youtu.be/1yJqIa0tdh8 Lecture 10: Fence Post Diagrams - https://youtu.be/-4Cytf_wTHc Lecture 11: Introduction to Seismology - https://youtu.be/jXWZiDPmTm8 Lecture 12: Seismic Stratigraphy - https://youtu.be/MzGj3AatwWs Lecture 13: Sequence Stratigraphy Part 1 - https://youtu.be/hyHUfQcOTCI Lecture 14: Sequence Stratigraphy Part 2 - https://youtu.be/BfNFTiOlWuo #geophysics #well #logging
Views: 5964 worldethq
Search continues for six trapped Utah coal miners; presser
 
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AP Television Huntington, Utah - 7 August 2007 1. Tilt up from Sheriff's car to hill top 2. Close-up mine worker putting equipment in back of pick-up truck and getting into cab 3. Close-up two miners checking out after working shift 4. Pan, police checking vehicle as it is driven into site 5. Wide news conference at site by Bob Murray, chairman of Murray Energy Corporation 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bob Murray, chairman of Murray Energy Corporation: "Our people are back in there now, progressing towards the miners. The progress has been too slow, too slow. It will take, ladies and gentlemen, three days, if everything goes right, to get to these miners. At that time we will know whether they are alive or dead." 7. Close-up Murray speaking pan to reporters 8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bob Murray, chairman of Murray Energy Corporation: "Now the Lord has already decided whether they are alive or dead and whether they were killed from the percussion from the earthquake, but it's up to Bob Murray and my management to get the access to them as quickly as we can." 9. Mid shot news conference 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Bob Murray, chairman of Murray Energy Corporation: "The area where these men are is entirely surrounded by solid, firm, strong pillars of coal. There was no 'retreat' mining in the immediate vicinity of these miners." 11. Mid shot reporters talking to Julia Jones 12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Julie Jones, whose son, Elam, works at the mine: "My son works with this mine, yes. And he's been with this mine two years and I briefly seen him for just a few moments last night and he said at times that they were just on their hands and knees digging with their hands to get... whatever they could do to get the guys out." 13. Close-up sign reading: Emery County Senior Citizens Huntington Centre (building where families are waiting for news) 14. Wide shot Centre where families are waiting AP Television - No Access Utah Huntington, Utah - 6 August 2007 15. Various aerial views of mine STORYLINE: Efforts continued on Tuesday to reach six coal miners trapped more than 1,500 feet (457 metres) underground in the US state of Utah. The chairman of one of the mining companies which owns the mine said it would take at least three days to reach the men, and only then would they know whether the men had survived the cave-in. Bob Murray, chairman of Murray Energy Corporation of Cleveland, which part owns the Crandall Canyon mine, told reporters: "Progress has been too slow, too slow." Crews worked through the night in shifts, with teams coming and going along the road leading to the Crandall Canyon mine in a forested canyon. Even then, rescuers will have only a 2-inch (5-centimetre) hole into the chamber through which to communicate with the miners and provide them food or air, Murray said. Murray said rescue crews moved only 310 feet (95 metres) closer to the miners in the first 30 hours after the cave-in. The trapped miners - at least three of whom are Mexican - were believed to be in a chamber 3.4 miles (5.5 kilometres) inside the mine. Rescuers were able to reach a point about 1,700 feet (518 metres) from that point before being blocked by debris. Workers in hard hats came and went along a road leading to the mine in a forested canyon among mountains. Dozens of trucks and cars headed in near dawn and several miners emerged with blackened cheeks after an all-night shift. Murray said there were 30 pieces of "massive" mining equipment in place and 134 people dedicated to the rescue. He insisted that an earthquake caused the cave-in and denied that a method called "retreat mining" was taking place at the time. In that method, pillars of coal are used to hold up an area of the mine's roof. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/999598d8788a30c0bc64f73bfbe22339 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
Views: 625 AP Archive
China ramps up earthquake rescue efforts
 
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Rescuers in China are racing to reach survivors of an earthquake that struck the province of Sichuan on Tuesday. At least 20 people were killed and more than 400 injured. A further 60,000 people - most of them tourists - have now been evacuated. Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 4585 Al Jazeera English
Silver to Gold Price to Reach 1:10 Ratio! Mining Expert Steve St. Angelo Interview
 
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Gold & Silver Prices to Skyrocket in 2016, Our Top Investment Idea: http://CrushTheStreet.com/Fortune China's rise, energy & oil shale collapse, world debt levels growing exponential & More: This has got to be our best interview of the year! Steve St. Angelo is an energy, metals and mining expert with statistics and information you simply cannot get from anyone else. The stats WILL shock even a veteran in the alternative economic space and this is a must watch for everyone especially with the IMF SDR basket to add the Chinese Yuan less than one month from this release. TOPICS IN THIS INTERIVEW: 02:30 Diminishing Energy Returns: Something other PM Analysts Don't Talk About 04:55 History of Oil and energy return on Investment 06:00 Technology Does Not Mean More Energy Return 06:50 $13.5 Trillion in Bonds at Negative Interest Rates 07:45 Supply vs Demand of Oil - Price to Collapse to $0 10:00 $12 per barrel Oil by 2020 Prediction 12:40 Global Silver production to crash 75% by 2025 16:20 Debt Collapse, base metal mines close, Gold/Silver Spike 17:30 2.2 Billion Oz of Gold Investment, 2.5 Billion Oz of Silver 19:40 $3 Trillion in Gold, Only $50 Billion in Silver 20:50 Silver Could reach 1:10 Ratio to Gold's Price 21:20 Pivot East: SDR Backed Bond with Yuan in IMF's basket 23:00 China will Announce Significantly Higher Gold Reserves 25:10 Indian Gold Buying Season to spike Gold Price 2016 26:00 Yuan in SDR Oct 1st will Change World Financial System; US Dollar & America's world position is in jeopardy 27:30 Earthquakes from Shale oil to add to crash 29:20 Waste water a huge problem from fracking 34:30 Debt Growth worse than exponential, collapse soon 36:20 Get more from Steve & Buy Metals from Tom Cloud Get more from Steve St. Angelo at: http://SRSRoccoReport.com Precious Metals Investing Link with Steve & Tom Cloud: https://srsroccoreport.com/precious-metals-investing
Views: 62375 Crush The Street
Natural Hazards and Resources of Malaysia
 
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This video presents a summary of the natural hazards and resources of Malaysia. It explores the different types of hazards that Malaysia needs to prepare for: tsunamis, earthquakes, and landslides. This video features the Malaysian Meteorological Department, Geophysics and Tsunami Division that monitors and reports earthquake and tsunami activity. Finally, this video also discusses many natural resources of Malaysia. - Release Date: 09/11/2009 Credit: USGS
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Documentary The Bhopal Disaster INDIA Nat Geo Full 2014 720p HD
 
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The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident in India, considered the world's worst industrial disaster.[1] It oc. The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident in India, considered the world's worst industrial disaster.[1] It oc. The Bhopal Disaster ( INDIA )☢ Nat Geo Full Documentary 2014 ☢ 720p HD The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak . The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident in India, considered the worlds worst industrial disaster.[1]It occurred on .
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M9.0 Aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami
 
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M9.0 Aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami The aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami included both a humanitarian crisis and massive economic impacts. The tsunami created over 300,000 refugees in the Tōhoku region, and resulted in shortages of food, water, shelter, medicine and fuel for survivors. In response to the crisis, the Japanese government mobilized the Self-Defence Forces, whilst many countries sent search and rescue teams to help search for survivors. Aid organizations both in Japan and worldwide also responded, with the Japanese Red Cross reporting $1 billion in donations. The economic impact included both immediate problems, with industrial production suspended in many factories, and the longer term issue of the cost of rebuilding which has been estimated at ¥10 trillion ($122 billion). A further serious impact of the tsunami was the critical damage done to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, resulting in severe radiation leaks and the prospect of a long-term health and environmental hazard in need of an expensive cleanup.
Views: 4590 AutumnSnakeFukushima
Michael Jackson - Earth Song (Official Video)
 
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Music video by Michael Jackson performing Earth Song. © 1995 MJJ Productions Inc.
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Fracking Earthquakes & The Costs of "Cheap" Oil
 
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How fracking can cause earthquakes by lubricating faults, and the dangerous science of hydraulic fracturing is discussed with Bryce Payne. Is fracking a long term catastrophe for our environment beyond the initial rush of cheaper oil? The scientific dangers of fracking and our ongoing oil addiction is discussed in this highlight from the full length Buzzsaw interview hosted by Sean Stone. Watch the full length Buzzsaw here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ys7hVpGATI&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGc7NOFr74KbOPBCXrXT8nlf Buzzsaw Shorts Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-86xYEM1XGE&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeWhHPas6M9sKUhThquDNOc http://thelip.tv/ http://thelip.tv/show/buzzsaw/ http://www.youtube.com/user/TheLipTV https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buzzsaw/315063551949301?directed_target_id=0 https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv
Views: 1320 TheLipTV
University at Buffalo - Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
 
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The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at UB engages partners throughout the local and global communities to solve society’s problems in the natural and built environments. They work across their disciplines to enhance society’s understanding, preparation, and response to earthquakes and other multi-hazard incidents; address challenges associated with developing efficient transportation systems; and ensure sustainable water supplies, wastewater treatment, and ecological management. The breadth of their department enables them to seize opportunities to enhance the world, and work with partners from academia, industry, government agencies, and others who share their vision of a sustainable world. http://engineering.buffalo.edu/civil-structural-environmental.html
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Man-Made Earthquake (2006); Deep Heat Mining
 
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Deep Heat Mining: injection of water into rocks deep under the surface. Links: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/Man-made_tremor_shakes_Basel.html?cid=46232 http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/Geothermal_project_shakes_Basel_again.html?cid=46284
Views: 242 scythefencer
Doctors for the Environment explain Heath risks of Coal Seam Gas
 
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This is a MUST watch. Doctors for the environment give detailed account of the Health Risks of Fracking and Coal Seam Gas Mining. Not to be missed.
Views: 380 Melinda Wilson
Causes of Landslides #5: Mining
 
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Just like earthquake, mining operations that uses bombs and explosive cause vibration under the soil, causing a landslide to occur.
Views: 145 Azhley De Quiroz
Events in the collective environmental memory of humanity
 
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What are the most important events in the collective environmental memory of humanity? This is the question addressed in this video highlighting 22 events that professional environmental historians regard as turning points in the relationship between humans and the environment. Topics include deforestation, mining and oil extraction, nuclear disaster, bugs, Earth Day, a dust veil event and the invention of agriculture. The events discussed in the video move beyond the confines of human history. The earliest event is the asteroid impact that ended the age of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. At the other end of the timeline the video moves into the future and speculates about a future mega-earthquake in the Tokyo Bay area. In spatial terms, events were scattered over all five continents as well as the entire globe This video provides an introduction to some of the most prominent events in the interaction between humans and the planetary environment that have shaped history. The video is based on an article compiled and introduced by Frank Uekötter: "What Should We Remember? A Global Poll Among Environmental Historians", Global Environment, 11 (2013), pp. 184-214.
Views: 2919 Jan Oosthoek
Geophysics: Lecture 1. Introduction to Geophysics
 
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Geophysics is applied to societal needs, such as mineral resources, mitigation of natural hazards and environmental protection. 🔴 Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2xcAZYW About World Earthquakes: World Earthquakes is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation which offers free public earthquake information services. It was founded on 11th of March, 2010, exactly one year before the Mw 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake. Get More World Earthquakes Live: Official Site: https://bit.ly/2QuWsFA Facebook: https://bit.ly/2x4siR8 YouTube: https://bit.ly/2QoPqC0 This video is for education purpose only. ~ All Lectures "Geophysics" ~ Lecture 01: Introduction to Geophysics - https://youtu.be/9Gvv8aXh0ys Lecture 02: Wave Theory, refraction and reflection - https://youtu.be/b64fiOFqiWM Lecture 03: Petroleum, generation and migration - https://youtu.be/IDYjhJHNXtg Lecture 04: Reservoirs, trapping mechanisms, porosity - https://youtu.be/VYtVbmjKLrs Lecture 05: Electric (Wire line), SP and resistivity logs - https://youtu.be/P4jdGCU0ZlI Lecture 06: Gamma ray logs - https://youtu.be/6bjlj2kV5M8 Lecture 07: Well logging services - https://youtu.be/sYKAK8B-4kE Lecture 08: The porosity logs - https://youtu.be/uVmqtRnbUrk Lecture 09: Isopach maps. Top of formation maps - https://youtu.be/1yJqIa0tdh8 Lecture 10: Fence Post Diagrams - https://youtu.be/-4Cytf_wTHc Lecture 11: Introduction to Seismology - https://youtu.be/jXWZiDPmTm8 Lecture 12: Seismic Stratigraphy - https://youtu.be/MzGj3AatwWs Lecture 13: Sequence Stratigraphy Part 1 - https://youtu.be/hyHUfQcOTCI Lecture 14: Sequence Stratigraphy Part 2 - https://youtu.be/BfNFTiOlWuo #geophysics #introduction #lessons
Views: 111262 worldethq
PEER Seminar Series, June 16: April 16 Ecuador Earthquake Reconnaissance
 
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On the two month anniversary of the April 16, Ecuador Earthquake, PEER hosted a seminar about Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Observations. The researchers summarize the rapid post-earthquake evaluation and tagging that was conducted by Ecuadorian engineers, and discuss how smartphones facilitated this task for capturing images, geolocating structures and creating centralized databases, often in real-time.
Views: 1905 PEERvideos
Explosive helium is leaking from massive earthquake fault under Los Angeles
 
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Could LA's Big One be even bigger than we thought? Now explosive helium is leaking from massive earthquake fault under Los Angeles Indicates Newport-Inglewood fault more important than previously thought Risk in the next 30 years of 'big one' increased from about 4.7% to 7.0% However, study says risk of smaller quakes has actually gone down A huge fault in the Earth's crust near Los Angeles is leaking helium, researchers have found. They say the unexpected find sheds new light on the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone in the Los Angeles Basin. It reveals the fault is far deeper than previously thought, and a quake would be far more devastating. It follows a report from the U.S. Geological Survey has warned the risk of 'the big one' hitting California has increased dramatically. The Newport–Inglewood Fault extends for 75 kilometers (47 mi) from Culver City southeast to Newport Beach at which point the fault trends east-southeast into the Pacific Ocean. The fault can be seen on the Earth's surface as line of hills extending from Signal Hill to Culver City. The fault has a slip rate of approximately 0.6 millimeter/year (0.02 in/year) and is predicted to be capable of a 6.0–7.4 magnitude earthquake on the moment magnitude scale. The fault was first identified after a 4.9 magnitude quake struck near Inglewood, California on June 21, 1920. UC Santa Barbara geologist Jim Boles found evidence of helium leakage from the Earth's mantle along a 30-mile stretch of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone in the Los Angeles Basin. He claims the results show that the Newport-Inglewood fault is deeper than scientists previously thought. Using samples of casing gas from two dozen oil wells ranging from LA's Westside to Newport Beach in Orange County, Boles discovered that more than one-third of the sites show evidence of high levels of helium-3 (3He). 'The results are unexpected for the area, because the LA Basin is different from where most mantle helium anomalies occur,' said Boles, professor emeritus in UCSB's Department of Earth Science. 'The Newport-Inglewood fault appears to sit on a 30-million-year-old subduction zone, so it is surprising that it maintains a significant pathway through the crust.' Considered primordial, 3He is a vestige of the Big Bang, and its only terrestrial source is the mantle. Boles's findings appear in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-Cubed), an electronic journal of the American Geophysical Union and the Geochemical Society.
Views: 4768 Real Thing TV
The Big Quake - TechKnow
 
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The 1,130km stretch of coastline from Vancouver, Canada to Mendocino, California, harbours an underwater threat just over 110km offshore - the seismic fault, Cascadia. Places like Japan, Chile and North America's Pacific Northwest all fall in what's known as subduction zones - ie, where one tectonic plate dives under another. The potential seismic activity from one of these plates 'popping' from on top of the other equates to an entire region affected by earthquake symptoms. The Cascadia Initiative (CI) is a years-long project that has been developed to study the effects of the fault and the two plates responsible for the action: Juan de Fuca and Gorda. From the data collected, it is confirmed that the Cascadia will only cause large magnitude earthquakes, ranging between every 300 to 500 years. The last noted eruption of the Cascadia was in the 1700s, making the Pacific Northwest overdue for the next quake. But alongside the shaking, the movement of the sea floor is also set to generate a tsunami wave that will reach Northwestern shores within minutes of the explosion. Impact studies are under way at Oregon State University, where civil engineer Daniel Cox utilises a wave laboratory to gauge the effect of different sized tsunamis. Replicas of towns based on actual layouts of coastal cities that could be affected by a Cascadia-triggered tsunami are used to collect data that is then input into a computer, simulating potential situations and scanning for the worst areas of damage. The results, even on a small scale, are terrifying, and the fear doesn't lie only in the force of the tsunami waves, but also in the projectiles that get swept up in it, including vehicles or temporary buildings that could crash and, ultimately, obliterate permanent structures. With knowledge of the mass panic caused during evacuation due to natural disasters, even this facet of the event has been mapped out by experts at Oregon State. Combining elements of how the water moves onto land and factoring in human behaviour leads to the conclusion that most people are still unaware of how to react should an event of this large scale arise. How likely is it that there will be a 9.0 magnitude earthquake on the Pacific Northwest within the next 50 years? "Somewhere within one in seven chance within the next 50 years," says Daniel Cox. "These odds are way too high for us to accept. There's too many lives at risk. We have to come up with some better ideas." - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 28946 Al Jazeera English
The owner of the Crandall Canyon Mine in Utah, where six miners remain trapped, gave journalists a t
 
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HEADLINE: A tour inside the Utah mine utah-mine-collapse CAPTION: The owner of the Crandall Canyon Mine in Utah, where six miners remain trapped, gave journalists a tour inside the mine Wednesday. (Aug. 9) [Notes:ANCHOR VOICE] Wednesday -- mine owner Robert Murray - took a small group of reporters on a tour inside the mine .. The entrance -- a forbidding darkness ... Once inside -- the group is led to a briefing area where miners put their names on a multicolored board. SOT: The group gets told how much safety training miners get SOT: safety seminar once or twice a year And get a chance to try the safety equipment each miner carries. SOT: you get mouth nose eyes, it will save your life Soon after, they're met by the mine owner who explains what the group will see on the trip into the mountain. SOT: we'll shut down the operation for just minutes .. So you can get a picture. From there the group gets into pickup trucks .. For a dark drive downward .. SOT: nats todd, we're getting pretty close -- The ceiling gets lower the farther the group heads in. SOT: pretty low todd, 2-inches there. After more driving .. A stop. Murray explains how things work down here. SOT: first you notice how we support the roof, we call this wire mesh -- SOT: and the stoppings are used to separate forces of air .. SOT: when the concussion occurred from the earthquake -- it blew out these stopping all through the mine At one point -- a vehicle carrying equipment toward the rescue operation passes by. SOT: nats of motor Murray points out some of the work crews are now doing to support the mine shafts from seismic activity .. SOT: bolt it in here so we can continue the rescue effort. Finally, Murray leads the group to where the cave-in separates the rescuers, from the trapped miners. SOT: where the damage is here, we're about 2-thousand feet deep. Here, it's a bee-hive of activity in the frantic rescue effort. SOT: nats SOT: nats of Murray .. And then they start they're drilling effort. SOT: nats of machines .. As machines here churn up debris in an effort to clear the cave-in. It's here that Murray also has hope. SOT: two things I want you to notice, very positive .. Number one the roof is in perfect condition. Second thing, Look at the amount of venthilation going through here. If the stoppings .. Then a lot of this will keep them alive .. And all they need is air, until we can get to them. But in the meantime -- the digging ... the drilling ... and the desperate effort to make contact with the miners -- continues. The Associated Press. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/39d7e9f4ef4023aef31123d145604f47 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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OAKLAHOMA EARTHQUAKES. FRACKING COULD BE THE CAUSE. NOVEMBER 2011
 
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Links to the articles. Fracking Causes Earthquakes-Confirmed by Gas Company. http://www.politicolnews.com/fracking-causes-earthquakes-confirmed-by-gas-company/ Gas company sues local town for fracking ban. http://www2.bupipedream.com/news/gas-company-sues-local-town-for-fracking-ban-1.2612308#.TrtLfVZkG-Z Scientist blames Arkansas earthquakes on drilling.http://www.texassharon.com/2010/04/16/scientist-blames-arkansas-earthquakes-on-drilling/ Fracking-Quake PDF. http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Fracking-quake.pdf Please upload pass it on do what ever. This is a serious issue that effects all of us, Governments and Mining company's are not concern about us just BIG PROFIT. FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chemtrails-Australia-International/135185583181151?ref=ts BLOGSPOT: http://werner-geoengineering.blogspot.com/ CHEMTRAILS AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONAL WEBPAGE: http://www.chemtrailaustraliainternational.com/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/#!/strangeskys
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Minecraft Mods | NATURAL DISASTERS MOD! (Earthquakes, Meteors & Volcanoes) | Mod Showcase
 
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2016 Terzaghi Lecture - Ground Deformation Effects on Subsurface Pipelines & Infrastructure
 
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For more than 50 years, the Karl Terzaghi Lecture has been given by an individual honored for their exemplary contributions to the field of geotechnical engineering. The 2016 Terzaghi Lecture was presented on Tuesday, February 16 at the Geotechnical & Structural Engineering Congress by Thomas D. O'Rourke, Ph.D., Hon.D.GE, NAE, FREng, Dist.M.ASCE. Dr. O'Rourke is the Thomas R. Briggs Professor in Engineering at Cornell University. There are millions of km of pipelines in the U.S., and tens of millions worldwide used in water supplies, gas and liquid fuel delivery systems, electric power networks, and wastewater conveyance facilities. Geotechnical and structural engineers play a critical role in managing the performance of these systems that are affected by ground deformation arising from tunneling, deep excavations, and subsidence due to dewatering and mineral extraction as well as geohazards, such as earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes. The lecture explores the mathematical functions used to characterize soil deformation in response to underground construction and natural hazards. It examines both the soil and structural mechanics of soil-pipe interaction under various ground movement patterns, including the material and geometric nonlinearities of pipelines, conduits, and soil. Guidance is provided for estimating tolerable levels of ground deformation for frequently encountered continuous and segmental pipelines subject to tunneling, open-cut excavation, and extreme events, such as earthquakes and landslides. Large-scale laboratory testing and numerical modeling for the next generation hazard-resilient pipelines are described, and innovative ways of accommodating ground deformation are illustrated. Water supply and wastewater system response to widespread liquefaction-induced ground deformation during the Canterbury earthquake sequence in New Zealand are evaluated with high density LiDAR and GIS analyses. Dr. O’Rourke is an expert on natural disasters and their impact on the infrastructure supporting civil society, pipelines, and underground construction. He authored or co-authored over 360 publications on various geotechnical topics. He served on several teams reviewing and reporting on significant disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and earthquakes around the world. O’Rourke also headed a team that analyzed the impact on infrastructure systems of the attack against New York City on September 11, 2001. He served as chair or member of the consulting boards and peer review of many large infrastructure projects. Throughout his career, Dr. O'Rourke received many honors, including ASCE’s Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering, Ralph B. Peck, C. Martin Duke, and LeVal Lund Awards. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. To learn more about the Geo-Institute: www.geoinstitute.org Video Production by Magnus Media Group: http://www.magnusmediagroup.com/
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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Quake Risks
 
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Diablo Canyon literally sits on Shaky Ground! California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom says he has been pondering the issues relating to extending PG&E’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power station operation for some time. In a December 18, 2015 meeting of the State Lands Commission – which he chairs – he voiced his conclusions. This video provides verbatim excerpts of Newsom's concerns about the citing of a nuclear power plant in a seismically unstable location. Agenda item VI. 123 This video was created from an excerpt re-posted by the Ecological Options Network (EON) from the Commission's video archive as a public service. The Commission video archive is here: http://slc.videossc.com/archives/121815/ The EON video from which this video was remixed is here: https://youtu.be/eKeXy0O_Sjg See also: Can Gavin Newsom close California’s last nuclear plant? By David R. Baker http://tinyurl.com/jt6pxx6 Gavin Newsom has a prediction about California’s last nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon: It won’t stay open another 10 years. myla reson's channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcCL4twEochpWxbYLZXDQPg Gavin Newsom: Diablo Nuke Plant Quake Risks https://youtu.be/2QXN3kHXzH4 Gavin Newsom on Diablo Canyon https://youtu.be/eKeXy0O_Sjg CA Lands Commission looks at Diablo https://youtu.be/PSGK8XlEPLk And Here is my Diablo Canyon Playlist: http://tinyurl.com/gl94cl2 Seismic and Tsunami Safety at Diablo Canyon http://tinyurl.com/gm8ljzd ~~~~~ EneNews: search Diablo http://enenews.com/?s=diablo Report: Fukushima nuclear waste will merge with radiation from U.S. reactors when washing up on West Coast — “Startling amounts” released from operating plants — Diablo Canyon officials admit to recently discharging more tritium than Fukushima (VIDEO) http://tinyurl.com/q6pjzxe Gov’t: US, Canada hit with “high concentrations” of Fukushima nuclear material; Tremendous impact all over world, enormous public health consequences — West Coast plume was 500% of level requiring NRC be notified — UC Berkeley Prof.: “We did indeed see high… fairly… I mean… some… level of radiation” (AUDIO) http://enenews.com/top-5 Official Data: Lettuce from US West Coast nearly topped Chernobyl contamination limit; ‘Most dangerous’ alpha radiation also detected — TV: Fukushima poses “significant health risks” to areas thousands of kilometers away (VIDEO) http://tinyurl.com/lj3p3vk Fukushima nuclear material reported in West Coast groundwater; It’s discharging into Pacific Ocean — Fallout also found in meat and fish from same area — “Routinely detected’ in plant life long after March 2011 http://tinyurl.com/zs63rmd California Nuclear Plant Engineer: We were hit by explosion at Fukushima Unit 3 (MAP) — “The public started to freak out” — Tell colleagues what radioactive material is coming their way… don’t notify public — Don’t release initial data to officials until they’re ‘on board’ http://tinyurl.com/jzhmkba Tokyo Legal Expert: Once a nuclear accident occurs EVERYTHING is over! — Zero prospect of ever restoring fishing grounds — Warns Californians of quake risks, “All will be lost, this is the reality of nuclear energy” (VIDEO) http://tinyurl.com/9s82b3o FORUM: Petitions, Ballot Initiatives, Other Signature Drives (VIDEO) http://tinyurl.com/hzt27tf Forbes: Untold numbers of endangered whales intervene in California nuke plant testing http://tinyurl.com/8sk3ooe NYTimes: Radioactive cloud would be ‘trapped’ over Los Angeles and San Diego in case of Fukushima-style meltdown at California nuke plant -Study http://tinyurl.com/6md5rqu Interview with California’s ‘Nuclear Terminator’ — Ben Davis shut down nuke plant in ’89, now he’s at it again (VIDEO) Interview with California’s ‘Nuclear Terminator’ — Ben Davis on the Nuclear Hotseat (VIDEO) http://tinyurl.com/hj3bvlf Will California close all nuclear plants in 2012? Secretary of State approves ballot initiative targeting Diablo Canyon and San Onofre — Similar idea worked in ’89 http://tinyurl.com/zdrra7f California nuke plant detected 4,000% more iodine-131 than UC Berkeley during Fukushima peak http://tinyurl.com/zqymk9l
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Diablo Seismic Testing - Pt. 1 - Environmental Impact Report
 
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This is the Intro. & Calif. Lands Commission Environmental Impact Report segment of the workshop on Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) proposed plans to conduct seismic testing off the Diablo Canyon Nuclear plant on the California coast. PG&E claims the sonic testing is necessary to map the earthquake faults on which the plant is built. Opponents of the project say the expensive tests - for which PG&E ratepayers would be charged - are not only unnecessary, since the faults are already adequately mapped, but would kill thousands of sea creatures like whales, dolphins, seals and fish in the testing area. In the wake of the on-going Fukushima disaster at a nuclear plant built - like Diablo Canyon - on earthquake faults in a tsunami zone, the Nuclear Free California Movement is calling for the permanent shutdown of the state's remaining nuclear reactors at both Diablo Canyon and San Onofre. The latter, which is also built on earthquake faults in a tsumami zone, is currently shut down after two new multi-million dollar steam generators both failed. In the workshop, held Sept. 24, 2012 by the California Department of Fish and Game PG&E, state and federal agencies and a long line of citizens presented their views on the issue. We have downloaded and re-posted the long public meeting in 6 segments for ease of viewing and to encourage wider public awareness of this important issue. The full meeting is viewable at: http://www.cal-span.org/cgi-bin/media.pl?folder=CFG
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The MEGA New Madrid Earthquake is Coming Soon -
 
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click for more news http://www.countdowntozerotime.com/ What began a couple of months ago as a series of small bubbles trickling into Bayou Corne, in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, has now turned into a massive water filled sinkhole that is pulling trees, boats, and anything else into its deep dark abyss. Experts say that all of this is being caused by a salt mining operation which was compromised in 2011. They are saying that this salt dome has failed, and is in the process of collapsing. But that is not the worst of it. . . . Mega Disasters: Earthquake In The Heartland The History Channel, 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Psu5yp... Houses Shaking and 'Mysterious' Bubbles in Louisiana Swamp - July 3, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RleGRi... Louisiana Sinkhole Grows Overnight; Authorities Monitor for Radiation - Aug. 9, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBc5aZ... Louisiana probes cause of massive bayou sinkhole http://articles.cnn.com/2012-08-09/us... Various news reports of sinkholes from the past two years, covering states like California, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, and Florida. Lake Peigneur: The Swirling Vortex of Doom The History Channel, 2006 Lake Peigneur sinkhole disaster http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddlrGk... Football Field size Sinkhole opens up in Assumption Parish, Louisiana declares State of Emergency. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4G2fZT... . . . Over the years they have been filling a nearby salt dome in Assumption, Parish, Louisiana with radioactive waste and 1.5 million barrels of liquid Butane. If this sinkhole continues to devour land and trees in this area, it may eventually breach this storage area releasing not only toxic radiation into the environment, but also butane which will then become exposed to the air above. All it would take then would be the spark from a car ignition or some other source of fire to set in motion an explosion which some suggest could be equivalent to about 100 nuclear bombs similar to those used on Nagasaki or Hiroshima, in Japan. As bad as all of that would be, there is something even worse that could come from this. An explosion on that magnitude would create a giant crater deep in the earth exposing this salt dome to the elements. Since this salt dome is also connected to the much larger Luann salt basin, that means water from the bayou will trickle down and quickly become a torrent of water to dissolve the salt in areas covering 5 states, up to a mile thick. As the salt dome looses integrity, all of those deep oil wells will become funnels to either blow out or pull more water into the cavity. When that finally collapses, ALL of Louisiana will sink into the Gulf of Mexico. Parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida will also be underwater. The salt dome under the Texas gulf will also collapse, sending a huge tsunami tidal wave as far inland as the Balcones Escarpment. Cities like Houston and New Orleans will sink into the ocean, never to be seen again. Cities like Fort Worth, Dallas, Waco, Austin, and San Antonio will also be flooded, but might be restored as the tidal wave recedes. The New Madrid fault and Mississippi river basin is being targeted with HAARP, frac tech drilling operations, and possibly other means (such as nuclear explosions). They are planning to create an earthquake in that region to split this nation with an inland sea from Chicago to New Orleans. It will not be an "act of God." I believe that this could happen very soon. Some will say that this is fear mongering, but there IS mounting circumstantial evidence that these are not mere accidents and we are slowly being led to the slaughter by the ruling elite. I would rather sound the warning and risk being called a deluded fool, than sit back and say nothing. More information on my website located at: http://www.itsaboutthattime.net/ http://www.itsaboutthattime.net/art/d... WARNING: Federal copyright law permits its citizens to reproduce, exhibit, or distribute portions of a copyrighted work, such as a motion picture, video, audio, article, or book, under certain permitted circumstances, without receiving prior authorization of the copyright holder. For those who may be concerned, this is called the "fair use law" and it allows a person to use portions of a copyrighted work for education, criticism, parody, or the reporting of news. The following production is therefore protected under US copyright act 17, section 107, called Limitations on Exclusive Right of Fair Use
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