Unnecessary scaremongering - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ed B
    • 14.03.11 | 12:13 (IST)

    "The inability of such safe reactors to withstand major natural disasters casts a pall over the feasibility of building more reactors in Japan or elsewhere." More accurately: "The impressive ability of even an ageing reactor to survive a 9.0 magnitude quake, a 10-meter tsunami and two localized hydrogen explosions ***without*** being a major risk provides support to those who argue for the feasibility of building more reactors in Japan or elsewhere." And, no, I'm not associated with the nuclear lobby. I just don't like uninformed scaremongering.

    from the article: After the earthquake / In Japan, going from bad to worse
    First published 01:31 14.03.11 | Last updated 01:31 14.03.11
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