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First Alert System at San Onofre Nuclear Waste Dump

Is a First Alert System at San Onofre Nuclear Waste Dump Possible? Darin and I took some radiation readings June 12 at SONGS waste dump on the ISFSI pad of 324 CPM’s and talked to Tom Palmisano about Safecast and the setup of a real-time radiation monitoring system with free public access. I posed these questions to Sean Bonner and Arnie Gunderson about a first alert system at San Onofre nuclear waste dump. If a Solorcast nano (using the CPM option} and thermocouple were to be placed at each of San Onofre Holtex canisters right at the heat vent for monitoring like Darin and I did on Jun 12 (see picture below). Knowing that there will be some differences between each of the 72 canisters. As long as the CPM numbers on a particular canister stayed close to that same number, say 324 CPM’s over a period of time, that would indicate “no leak”? However, if this same canisters numbers moved up more than 100 CPM’s or more (or any of the other canisters numbers changed), that higher number if i…