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I think the Administrator needs to study up on ear...

I think the Administrator needs to study up on earthquake hazards. Comments made on the Piers Morgan CNN program indicate that he has little idea of where earthquake hazards are in the US. His comments included New Madrid, and Charleston and emphasized places where little preparation existed. However, the real risk is not in these low probability places, it's in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, where plate boundary faults present constant near term hazards. This is where we need to concentrate our efforts. <br /><br />Chris Goldfinger<br />Subduction zone geologist<br />gold@oce.orst.edu
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