The Marcellus occurs at (or near) the surface over more than 20 square miles in an east west band across Onondaga County. It well known that homes within this band are likely to have somewhat elevated levels of indoor radon (a gas produced during uranium decay that is itself radioactive), but these levels would be unaffected by drilling. Apart from this, homeowners exposure to the shale is no cause for alarm..
“It was a great game,” said Del Oro coach Casey Taylor, whose Eagles won the last two SFL titles. “They gave us some looks we hadn’t seen and hit us with some big plays early. Field position was huge. Get out, get it out. And it was everybody rushing to get out. I turned because i seen the one gentleman they went to one rest rooms i banged on door for him to come on and get back.
ARRL Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator Clement Jung, KH7HO, said the National Weather Service (NWS) will activate SKYWARN for Hurricane Lester at 1800 UTC on Saturday, September 3, continuing until midnight on Sunday, September 4. All four Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts on the Big Island of Hawaii remain in active status for Hurricane Lester, to support each other and served agencies. KH6SW remains on the air from the NWS Honolulu Forecast Office on HF, VHF, and UHF..
“TVA’s mission is to make life better in the Valley by providing reliable, low cost energy, protecting our area’s natural resources and working to attract business and growth all priorities simultaneously supported by the completion of Watts Bar Unit 2,” said Bill Johnson, TVA president and CEO.”Watts Bar Unit 2 is a key part of our commitment to produce cleaner energy without sacrificing the reliability and low cost that draws both industry and residents to our area.”The $4.7 billion capital construction project was completed on budget. The unit now moves to working asset status.Watts Bar Unit 2 has already provided consumers across the Valley with more than 500 million kilowatt/hours of carbon free energy during testing. It now joins six other operating TVA nuclear units to supply more than one third of the region’s generating capacity, and meeting the electric needs of more than 4.5 million homes.Watts Bar, Sequoyah and Browns Ferry nuclear stations have also contributed to reducing TVA’s carbon emissions by 30 percent since 2005, a reduction that will rise to 60 percent by 2020.”Nuclear power remains the only source of carbon free energy that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” said Joe Grimes, TVA executive vice president of generation and chief nuclear officer.