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Fishockalypse Now!

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http://www.techtimes.com/articles/190821/20161230/thousands-of-dead-fish-and-other-sea-creatures-wash-up-on-nova-scotia-coast.htm

http://fundyforce.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Appendix-I-Assessment-of-Potential-Ecosystem-Effects-from-Electromagnetic-Fields.pdf

“In the context of TISEC devices, there are some designs of devices that may emit EMF, such as those that use permanent magnet driven turbines. Hence the design of the device may need to be considered with regards to EMF. A 2010 Scottish review found no current information on EMF from wave or tidal devices (Gill and Bartlett 2010). That particular review took the view that any effects apparent will be similar to those associated with offshore wind subsea cable EMF.

[WTF? – Why are they comparing submerged electric generator EMF emissions to the EMF emissions of the submerged cables of a wind turbine electric generator 100 ft in the air?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????WTF?

Shocking Nemo?

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Fish Die Off in Nova Scotia Still Unexplained

Modelling of the generator for OpenHydro’s tidal energy system

(Extremely high EMF Fields generated in the saltwater gap between rotor and stator)  that magnetic field is strong enough to induce up to 2 megawatts of power in the conductive copper windings and it will also induce high levels of EMF in the conductive saltwater gap.

Assessment of Potential Ecosystem Effects from Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Associated with Subsea Power Cables and TISEC Devices in Minas Channel

“Because details of the TISEC devices are unknown, the magnitude of EMF levels cannot be accurately predicted”  [This is actually bullshit, see the generator model above]

Natural Geomagnetic Earth Magnetic Flux Density:  25 to 65 microteslas

Magnetic Flux Density known to detrimentally effect Atlantic Halibut: 3 milliTesla

Unshielded, osciliating  magnetic flux density across 6.5 ft. (2 m)saltwater gap from OpenHydro rotor/stator: 1.23 Tesla

 

EXCEEDS UNSAFE KNOWN LIMIT FOR HALIBUT BY (1.23/.003*100) = 41,667%!!!

“Levels of direct mortality of organisms passing through turbines could be high and disorientation might reduce species viability.” Agreed

“Shielded submarine cables generally emit very low levels of EMF. Cables that become damaged and emissions from tidal turbines and other components will contribute additional sources of EMF.[it’s not the cables dumbassess, it’s the high powered magnets in the rotor]

Nova Scotia Dead zone meets my criteria:

  1. Are electrical engineers experimenting nearby (yes)
  2. Are electrical engineers generating 2,000,000 watts of electricity by submerging an electrical generator in conductive saltwater (YES)
  3. Are electrical engineers placing a high voltage substation/transformer underwater (YES)
  4. Are dead fish, lobster, starfish and whales mysteriously washing ashore (YES)

And if the dumbasses happened to place ICCP corrosion anodes on the turbine they will be pumping an additional few hundred amps into the seawater that will also contribute to dead stuff.

“Protection of divers and swimmers from dangerous voltages in vicinity of energised ICCP systems” (Quick, somebody tell the whales…)

Should Please the Minions…

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———- Forwarded message ———-
From: @vanaqua.org>
Date: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:49 PM
Subject: RE: Beluga Deaths: Portable Vet Ultrasound Documentation Safety Review (GE LOGIQ e Vet)
To: ChemE Stewart <cheme911@gmail.com>
Cc: —@vanaqua.org>

Yup. We are taking it seriously for sure.  And yup the folks in Orlando do a fantastic job.  I am glad you enjoyed your experience.  Thanks so much again.

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
From: ChemE Stewart [mailto:cheme911@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, January 02, 2017 10:46 AM
To: —
Cc: —
Subject: Re: Beluga Deaths: Portable Vet Ultrasound Documentation Safety Review (GE LOGIQ e Vet)

—,

10-4, thanks.  What concerned me was the Atlanta whale was healthy before the routine exam according to the article.  Wet skin in contact with wet ground/conductive saltwater will always be the most likely path.  I am not sure what 15 MHz micro shocks even feel like…

Thanks for taking it seriously.  It is all about awareness.

Stewart

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: —@vanaqua.org>
Date: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 1:35 PM
Subject: RE: Beluga Deaths: Portable Vet Ultrasound Documentation Safety Review (GE LOGIQ e Vet)
To: ChemE Stewart <cheme911@gmail.com>, —@vanaqua.org>
… In any case our SOP [Standard Operating Procedure] is to start plugging in the machine during exams and we much appreciate you pointing out this potential problem in the machines.

Best wishes,

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre

giphy

 

 

It was Just as the Angels said

Autism severity linked to genetics, ultrasound, data analysis finds

Belugacution?

 

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electrofishing

“We have contacted GE as well as some independent electrical engineers and there is very little risk apparently.”
I could not disagree with them more…
 
Prevention of electrical shock hazards in physical therapy.
Using an ultrasound immersed in a pool is equivalent to hydrotherapy and should use the same safety:

“Hydrotherapy is an especially dangerous area and should be equipped with ground fault detector receptacles with ground fault interrupters that cut the current when the electrical ground is lost. Ultrasound leakage current measurements on many older ultrasound units may now exceed today’s acceptable standards.”

  • They should have an isolation transformer in the circuit
  • They should have GFCI protection in the circuit
  • They should have one or more ground connections in the circuit
  • They should not immerse the cord in saltwater
  • They should not immerse the probe in saltwater
  • They should not carry a modified laptop with a 4 amp-hour battery into the pool
  • If that is some type of conductive metal decking under the whale it should be removed.
Period

Just Pretend we are Better

I can find 25 things wrong with this picture…

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Uh guys, there is up to 2 amps pulsing in that extension cord you just placed under the saltwater against Moby’s skin…

Source

What I found Wrong..

Source

Click on Ultrasounds/LOGIQ e Vet

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If I were an OSHA inspector (I am not) auditing a workplace accident (which this is not.., although we have two large, dead mammals)

Based upon GE’s clear guidelines in the manual one of two things should happen:
1) GE should update their manual to say that it is OK to immerse the cable (and probe in saltwater) and that it is OK to operate the unit without a safety earth ground in place as these 2 items are mentioned 25 times in the documentation.  In my opinion the vets are one electrical ground fault, loose cable, wet cable/connector, frayed cable, cracked probe, dropped laptop in the pool, away from an electrocution hazard based upon GE’s manual and the aquarium procedures (from the photo only).
2) If GE does not do this the aquarium should change its procedures.

OSHA standards violated in 2014 (October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014) include:
Fall protection
Hazard communication standard
Scaffolding, general requirements
Respiratory protection
Powered industrial trucks
Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)
Ladders
Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment
Machinery and Machine Guarding
Electrical systems design, general requirements

 

Note: Notice you don’t see any chemical violations on the top 10 list. Chemical Engineers never trust Electrical Engineers…

I thought about calling this post “25 Things Not To Do To Your Pet Whale”…

 

Mostly Physics Failures

I See You Here in the Darkness

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