Power outage cause nuclear emergency

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http://www.record-mail.co.uk/rm/stories/A3012804.html will take you to the Daily Mail (UK) story, shades of y2k? Rusty

Father forgive them for they do not what they know...World Party

-- Rusty Ford (eeford@bellsouth.net), December 30, 1998


Nuclear Risk Proof?

-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), December 30, 1998.

Lets count the score, OK. People hurt - None. Property damage - None. Incidental deaths - None. Radiation released - None. Actual problem without hype - trouble starting a diesel generator because the guy that knows where the reset button is, is not on duty.

Actual problem that could result from not getting generator going - reactor water overheats - exposes part of core before cooldown completed - part of core melts. Can you say Three Mile Island? Most over hyped piece of nothing I ever heard of.

If Y2K lets us off this lightly, I will be a very happy man.

-- Paul Davis (davisp1953@yahoo.com), December 30, 1998.

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