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NYTimes: ‘Prophetic’ warning of Fukushima-type nuclear disaster
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nuclear  NYTimes: ‘Prophetic’ warning of Fukushima-type nuclear disaster
The accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011 alerted the American nuclear industry and its regulators to the possibility that operators at plants with more than one reactor might have to deal with more than one meltdown at a time in a flood, earthquake or other catastrophe. [...]

But documents uncovered by a group that is critical of nuclear safety show that a high-level safety analyst at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission posed the possibility to his superiors in July 2007 [...]

The warning, which now seems prophetic, predicted “common cause failures,’’ meaning single events that disable different pieces of equipment that are supposedly independent and nearly invulnerable to failing simultaneously on their own. The risk analyst, Richard Sherry, wrote that flooding or earthquakes could disrupt both normal grid power and emergency backup power. [...]

http://enenews.com/nytimes-prophetic-war...r-disaster

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RE: NYTimes: ‘Prophetic’ warning of Fukushima-type nuclear disaster
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How about just doing something about it? head
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Not one soul heeded any warnings .. head

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