Emergency Planning Legislation Home Page
This page contains links to documents useful in supporting and promoting legislation requiring California to study the costs and tasks necessary to expand emergency planning zones from the mandated 10-18 miles (US NRC) to the 50 miles that were recommended by the NRC for US Citizens in Japan after Fukushima.
These documents are tools that can be used:
BILL LANGUAGE WRITTEN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL:
A Summary of the bill’s main facts, in bullet points:
Alternative summary description:
Background sheet on need for the legislation:
MAP OF 50 MILE RADIUS FROM SONGS:
MAP OF 50 MILE RADIUS FROM DIABLO CANYON:
ATTENTION CONCERNED PET OWNERS:
MANY RESIDENTS LIVING WITHIN 50 MILES OF A NUCLEAR REACTOR ARE UNAWARE THAT IN THE EVENT OF AN ACTUAL EMERGENCY EVACUATION, THEY WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BRING THEIR PETS TO THE EVACUATION AND RELOCATION CENTERS. THESE DETAILS ARE FOUND IN THE EMERGENCY INSTRUCTIONS FOR REACTOR COMMUNITIES. THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SONGS AND DIABLO COMMUNITIES ARE DOWNLOADABLE HERE:
Where would the fallout land?
The Natural Resources Defense Council prepared maps, using U.S. Department of Defense computer modeling programs, that indicate the fallout patterns from Diablo Canyon and San Onofre if a Fukushima-like accident had occurred on the same day, March 11, 2011, corrected for the prevailing wind and weather patterns in California on that day.