Letters to the Editor

Letter: Why bother testing?

Here’s what I don’t get about the controversy over the sound tests off Diablo Canyon Power Plant: Suppose they discover more earthquake faults, will they dismantle Diablo? I don’t think so. Would they strengthen Diablo against any possible effects they think might come from any newly discovered faults? Likely. But they can do that right now, without harming any sea life. So what’s the point of the tests?