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Re: Did Sean Gorman's maps show the cascading vulnerability in Ohio?

  • From: Kevin Oberman
  • Date: Mon Aug 18 11:53:51 2003

> Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 11:15:02 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Scott McGrath <>
> Sender:
> Information should be free.  This however assumes that people will be
> _responsible_ for what is done with the information.
> On Manuel and Jose - with a valid permit number they get the information
> if Bubba and Joe do not have a _valid_ permit number they do not get the
> information because in the absence of legitimate need for this information
> they probably should not have it

This does not at all match reality. People don't have to have a permit
to need to call USA (Call before you dig where I live.) Many things
not requiring a permit do require calling USA before digging. I just
tell them that I am digging at a location and they tell me if it's OK
and if anything is near-by.

I've been told to call for any dig deeper than 1 foot. Planting a tree
does not require a permit, but the hole is plenty deep enough to be a
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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