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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? Gene Stone & Darin R. McClure   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 cani