Originally posted by HowardRoark
No flooding is evident in this photo.
From St. Charles Parish Forum
"good news for ormond. this is 3rd hand info but source is a man who works for entergy and is still working in n.o. so hopefully info is dependable.
ormond has no known flooding, LOTS of downed trees, no running water, no electricity. Luling, willowdale subdiv., westbank st. charles parish in
general got hit harder than destrehan and is flooded. how much? do not know. this is all i know at this time. " (Homeowner there)
"Furthermore, plant operators were informed up to several months in advance of the scheduled mock attack. Entergy's Waterford 3 nuclear plant in
Louisiana failed 2 mock attacks (1999 and 2000). Entergy's River Bend plant failed a mock attack in June of 2000."
I see that main plant above but I'm getting their sites all over the place and in some places the main reactor site you have photographed above is
listed as being in:
St. Charles Parish
So which one is it?
Due to all the restrictions they place on the aerial viewing I'm getting more fustrated.
The one you posted above I'd assume is the main and largest site, but the addresses, maps, and info from Entergy doesn't add up. Do they have more
then one large nuclear reactor for Waterford III?
Also the last thing but seemingly most important thing I'm reading is that they kept their Spent Fuel pools outside!!! WT-heck????
"Large cooling pools inside reactor containment buildings were designed to store this fuel, but several years ago the pools began to fill up. Now, at
many plants, the highly radioactive fuel is stored in cooling pools outside the containment building. ...
Yet at plants that are being decommissioned, the nuclear fuel is even less closely guarded.......
But the chorus of nuclear industry critics continues to grow. "The overall focus [at these sites] is not to protect the public but to get the NRC's
blessing and ensure profits," says one nuclear security officer. Starting next week, the Waterford 3 plant, which had boosted security to pass the
NRC's terrorist exercise, will begin to reduce its training programs and its guard force. "As soon as the NRC leaves," says one guard, "they
[edit on 16-9-2005 by XGovGirl]