Gail Whitsett

Oregon State Representative
            District 56

 Working for Klamath and Lake Counties



Testimony of geologist Gail Hildreth Whitsett on SB 76, Klamath Dam Removal Bill, posted to KBC 5/14/09
Comments to the Department of Energy siting council by geologist Gail Hildreth Whitsett

Posted to KBC 1/25/04
They are opinions formulated from data in the COB draft proposal.
"In plain language this means the proposed building site is sitting directly on top of a massive fault. With regard to location in the Lost River sub-basin, the plant would be built directly over one of the largest faults we’ve ever seen (in this area). The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) does have information on this fault. They estimate this fault has over 2200 feet of visual vertical displacement. Why COB and ODE are proposing to build one of the largest gas fired electrical generating facilities in North America directly over the Bryant Mountain fault is unfathomable."

Biological Opinion versus Applied Science  By Gail Hildreth Whitsett, written 10 years ago, in 2001. "As a scientist with advanced degrees in geology, biostratigraphy (paleoecology), and additional research at Princeton University’s Yellowstone Bighorn Research station, I am continually amazed at the inaccurate statements being represented as “science” by our governmental agencies...."



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