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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by 274ina View Post
    Nothing happened in the "worst nuclear accident' in the first place. It worked as designed even with stupid operators shuttting off cooling water.
    (water boiled off and reaction was killed, yes the latent heat destroyed reactor core...) Investors lost, public was never in any danger...

    This is just an excuse to remind people of the massive hype of 3MI.

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    I used to believe the accident stories too, then I read al l the details of the "accident" in several books......all over blown BS.
    You might have a slightly different view if you were in the immediate area. I've lived most of my life within about 30 miles of TMI. There are numerous families here with a veritable plague of cancers that seem to have originated after the incident. After seeing the progression of lies that were told about the extent of the Fukushima disaster until it was literally impossible to conceal the truth, I have less than zero faith in official accounts or reassurances. One of the worst aspects of TMI and its nearby neighbor Peach Bottom is that a catastrophic failure would travel straight down the Susquehanna and devastate the Chesapeake Bay.I think the consensus is that nuclear power in its current state just isn't worth the risk.

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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by Loki97 View Post
    You might have a slightly different view if you were in the immediate area. I've lived most of my life within about 30 miles of TMI. There are numerous families here with a veritable plague of cancers that seem to have originated after the incident. After seeing the progression of lies that were told about the extent of the Fukushima disaster until it was literally impossible to conceal the truth, I have less than zero faith in official accounts or reassurances. One of the worst aspects of TMI and its nearby neighbor Peach Bottom is that a catastrophic failure would travel straight down the Susquehanna and devastate the Chesapeake Bay.I think the consensus is that nuclear power in its current state just isn't worth the risk.
    So far as I know, most of the current nuclear plants are 20-30 years old.

    Even with updates, they can't be as good as a new plant in terms of safety and the like, I would think.


    But then, there's the whole issue of the waste disposal...
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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Are we supposed to discuss how evil nuke plants are and start singing the praises of solar, or...what? Is this story a spring-board for "alternative" energy?
    We should definitely invest in alternate energy sources and supplement energy production in areas where those energy sources are viable. Also, we should use more nuclear energy as well. **** oil and coal.
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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Okay, I'm onboard with building more of these dangers - one codecil. Supporters and owners of these nightmares to come and their families must live, shop and attend school within one mile of the plants they build.

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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    So far as I know, most of the current nuclear plants are 20-30 years old.

    Even with updates, they can't be as good as a new plant in terms of safety and the like, I would think.


    But then, there's the whole issue of the waste disposal...
    No problem with the waste disposal. The business is Corporate, so it will just file bankruptcy when no longer profitable or when excessive liability occurs. At that point the waste will be you, me and grandma's problem. No responsibility, no problem. Corporations are formed to shield their owners from liability, nuke waste is a liability.
    You, me and Grandma will still have to pay the management their salaries in bankruptcy and the stockholders will lose the values of the shares that they are stuck. That would be the ones they didn't have time to sell before the planned event, the bankruptcy. It jus' be bidness.

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    It was mutants. They must have thrashed the place again. Darn mutants.
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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Facility experiences minor technical difficulty. Equipment responds as intended.

    News at 11.
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Facility experiences minor technical difficulty. Equipment responds as intended.

    News at 11.
    News at 11 because...

    Facility had more major issue before, and we (the media) await further disaster in panting anticipation.


    Nature of media, I suppose.
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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by The Mark View Post
    News at 11 because...

    Facility had more major issue before, and we (the media) await further disaster in panting anticipation.


    Nature of media, I suppose.
    Mhmm, so you're fearmongering

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    Re: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor shuts down unexpectedly.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Mhmm, so you're fearmongering
    I am?


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