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California Mega-Quake Imminent Say Scientists

July 5, 2011 Comments off

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The San Andreas fault is highlighted in red. It strikes through the heart of Southern California, including the Salton Sea.
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Like a steaming kettle with the top on, pressure is building beneath the surface of California that could unleash a monster earthquake at any time. That’s according to a new study from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.

Geologists say Southern California is long overdue for a huge earthquake that could unleash widespread damage.

It all comes down to the Salton Sea, which lies to the east of San Diego. The Salton Sea lies directly on the San Andreas Fault and covers more than 350 square miles.

A big earthquake has hit the lake bed about every 180 years. But when officials started damming the Colorado River to reduce floods downstream (including in the Salton Sea), the moderate earthquakes stopped for the Salton.

Sounds like a good thing, right? Not necessarily. Seismologists think the Read more…

A weapon of mass destruction was found in the U.S.’: Shock confession of Customs officer

February 15, 2011 Comments off

By David Gardner

A port official has admitted that a ‘weapon of mass effect’  has been found by ‘partner agencies’ in the U.S., raising major questions over a possible government cover-up.

The disturbing revelation came in an interview with San Diego’s assistant port director screened by a television channel in the city.

The Customs and Border Protection Department tried to dampen speculation over his remarks, but doubts remained over whether he had inadvertently revealed a dirty bomb plot to attack the U.S. mainland.

Scroll down to the bottom for a video of the interview

Crucial moment: Assistant port director Al Hallor admits on camera 'weapons of mass effect' have been found at locations in the U.S.Crucial moment: Assistant port director Al Hallor admits on camera ‘weapons of mass effect’ have been found at locations in the U.S. 

Concern over a secret WMD bust came after Read more…