Radiation Plumes and Earthquake Preparedness

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It's been a long time since Southern California's last big earthquake. Are we ready for the next one? Is local government staying up to speed? How about you? Would you remember to fill up the bathtub? We get some useful tips. We also hear what LA's vast Japanese-American community's going through right now, and about indirect effects on the local economy. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Japan's ongoing disaster and the future of nuclear power.

Banner image: US Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne (C) and US Geological Service (USGS) Seismologist Lucy Jones (L) participate with Stevenson Elementary School students during the Great Southern California ShakeOut earthquake drill on November 13, 2008. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images