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Hearing on underwater seismic testing

The California Coastal Commission, concerned about harm to fish and marine mammals, on Wednesday scuttled Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s plan to conduct seismic surveys with underwater air cannons near the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in Central California. The commission's 10-0 vote followed a marathon hearing in the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Read more: PG&E plan to conduct underwater seismic tests is shot down