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While the stability problems of the Millennium building, (aka, Leaning Tower of SOMA) have been well noted, many of the City’s high-rise buildings are subject to liquefaction and 39 have been identified with basic welding defects.

How the City Hides the Risks from Earthquakes in High-Rise Buildings

Facing the Under-Reported Facts

Even a cursory look at San Francisco’s building quality and standards reveals that the potential for deaths and injuries from a major earthquake is much higher than most people realize. Much of the possible devastation is preventable, but the City is not taking appropriate actions—apparently for the benefit of developers and property owners.

by David Osgood

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