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Former Humboldt Bay Nuclear Reactor in Earthquake Zone

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Former Humboldt Bay Nuclear Reactor in Earthquake Zone

On a recent trip to Northern California, driving south from Trinidad,California where we were staying, we saw a large building that looked like power plant or even a nuclear reactor. Later that afternoon we met a woman on the Luffenholtz Beach near Arcata, California and she told us that the building we saw was a closed nuclear reractor that was in the process of being decomissioned.  The former active reactor was the Humboldt Bay Nuclear Reactor owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The reactor hasn't been operational since 1976 when it was shut down for seismic upgrades and other...

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