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"Once we have an electric power supply, we will go slowly and carefully through the plant checking the various machines to see what is working and to also avoid short-circuiting them," a Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency official said at a briefing. Agency spokesman Hidehiko Nishiyama said workers were trying to restore power to the plant's No. 1 and No. 2 reactors Saturday and at the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors by Sunday, Kyodo News says.
Originally posted by TheRedneck
reply to post by Wertwog
I would rather say it is like explaining that lighting the matches near the gasoline is bad, as opposed to saying nothing about the gasoline and matches lying around.
Nuclear technology exists; there is nothing anyone can do to change that. We can, however, learn to use it safely (or even to not use it), or wait around in confusion and ignorance until someone uses it unsafely.
I prefer education to isolation any day.
‘There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says are the minimum amounts we should be exposed to are actually good for you and reduce cases of cancer,’ she told Fox News TV host Bill O’Reilly.
Coulter pointed to articles in the New York Times and The Times of London to back up her argument.
‘So we should all be heading for the nuclear reactor leaking and kind of sunbathing,’ joked O’Reilly.
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in 1993, the United States signed an agreement with Russia to feed U.S. nuclear reactors from old, dismantled nuclear warheads.
Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by Unity_99
Sir, that has nothing to do with the facts available, which also state this is far less bad than what you are making it look like.
Usually this reads in the 50s, sometimes 60s.