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1 http://www.ntsb.gov/Abt_NTSB/history.htm

2 http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/history.html#aec-to-nrc

3 Bioscopy, Roger (1988). Ethical decisions: Morton Thiokol and the space shuttle disaster. Address to the Student Pigwash Technology and Society Seminar Series, School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, March 16, 1988.

4 For example, rates of intrastate carriers by air are subject to regulation, although the Public Utilities Act contains no specific reference to airline carriers. Such carriers are "transportation companies" under the Constitution. People v. Western Air Lines, (1954) 42 Cal.2d 621.

5 "The provisions of this article restate all related provisions of the Constitution in effect immediately prior to the effective date of this amendment and make no substantive change." Cal. Const., Art. 12, § 9 (Nov. 5, 1974).

6 Northwestern Pac. R.R. Co. v. Superior Court, (1949) 34 Cal.2d 454, 458, and City of San Mateo v. Railroad Com. (1937) 9 Cal.2d 1, 9-10. See also: "Under [PU Code sections] 1201 and 1202 authorization is required for the creation of any grade crossing of a railroad and any public road or street. The Commission has exclusive power to prescribe terms of installation, use, and protection of crossings; to relocate or abolish crossings by physical closing; to require a separation of grades, and to apportion costs between railroads, the state, and political subdivisions [footnote omitted]." (Public Utility Regulation in California, supra at p. 15.)

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