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originally posted by: darkspace
Usually Diesel and the cooling system is what they are there to protect. in the eventuality of an Nuclear strike or similar attacks with Emp-effects. not much electronic equipment would survive that. i don't have any diagrams to show how the manual overrides would work.
originally posted by: mikell
a reply to: darkspace
most if not all nuclear reactors have safeguards to prevent meltdowns from happening, like Internal generators and manual overrides (non-electronic) to shut down the reactors safely
Yup and after about 30 days you better have a plan. I live 3 miles from a plant and know many workers. 30 days and all bets are off. They still need cooled forever and there's only enough on site diesel for about 30 days