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Thursday's quake damages ANOTHER nuclear plant
04-08-2011, 01:31 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Quote:Tohoku Electric Power Company says Thursday night's strong earthquake caused water to overflow from spent fuel storage pools at one of its nuclear power plants.

The power company reported on Friday that water had spilled onto the floor at all 3 reactors at the Onagawa nuclear power plant in Miyagi Prefecture. The amount of water spilled was 3.8 liters at the most.

The utility firm also found water leaks at 5 locations in the plant, including inside buildings housing the reactors.

The company added that blowout panels--devices designed to control pressure inside the buildings--were damaged at the turbine building of the Number 3 reactor.

The newly reported problems add to the downing of 3 of 4 external power lines at the Onagawa plant. The plant is maintaining its cooling capabilities with the remaining power line.

Tohoku Electric Power Company is continuing its efforts to determine the extent of the damage caused by the latest quake. But it says no change has yet been seen in radiation levels around the plant.

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/08_20.html

Just when you thought there could not be any more doom! gaah.gif

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04-08-2011, 02:41 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Oh wonderful vic.gif I'm sure they're monitoring the situation to make sure there is no reason to panic coffeetime.gif
04-08-2011, 03:35 PM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Still the question of wtf is going on in Ibaraki too. coffeetime.gif
04-08-2011, 04:13 PM #4
Kreeper Griobhtha
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You would think they would shut down all of the plants in the area until they can be inspected and the quakes/aftershocks stop.

Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor
04-08-2011, 04:17 PM #5
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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(04-08-2011, 04:13 PM)Kreeper Wrote:  You would think they would shut down all of the plants in the area until they can be inspected and the quakes/aftershocks stop.

From what I've been reading, Japan lost 29% (?) of their electric energy when the tsunami hit, they have rolling blackouts and yesterday's quake cost another ~1 million households to lose electricity. They're skating on thin ice because you're right, the best thing would be to shut them down but they won't. Cover up and all...
04-08-2011, 05:01 PM #6
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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After all this death, and untold horrors in the making; their own PTB still can't admit total failure and shut them down. It reflects a greater love for status quo on the part of the brain dead "think tanks" that feebly attempt to run the show.

The War on Civil Liberties...sorry, War on Terror, total failure. TPTB wont admit it.

The War on Drugs total failure. TPTB wont admit it.

Our Elite that fancy themselves the ruling class have cast themselves in the role of stupid lumbering outdated mental midget miserable failures. Each and every one of those corporations in suits and dresses.

In the past religion was used to keep the poor from killing the rich, now that people in the western world are throwing off those shackles, what guarantees do they have anymore?



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