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A Nuclear Engineer on Fukushima And The Future Of The Industry

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Radiation At Fukushima Twice As High As Reported Immediately After Disaster I was sitting on the deck talking to a young nuclear engineer, J, who suggested that the Fukushima disaster may actually be good for the nuclear industry. He remembers reading about an staunch anti-nuke environmentalist's conversion to being pro-nuke, and paraphrases: Here you've got forty year old technology that wasn't maintained properly, beyond design basis accident, beyond design basis earthquake, beyond design basis tsunami, and it still managed to shut down, it bought them a few days before they had to start venting... ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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