More Nuke Power Follies

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    Originally Posted by Taichiliberal
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    Investigation into Tritium Contamination at Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station

    ..... To date, nine out of a total of 31 groundwater monitoring wells are testing positive for tritium. Generally, the trends are downward. For example, the highest wells were near 1,000,000 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) for tritium a year ago. These were wells near the AOG tunnel and AOG building. At the end of 2010, the highest levels were near 500,000 pCi/L from wells about halfway between plant buildings and the river. Now the highest tritium levels are about 125,000 pCi/L from wells near the river.
     
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    We'll be well on the way toward eliminating the use of nuclear power when all the Birkenstock-wearing, tree-hugging liberals flip OFF their main breakers and leave what's left of the electric supply for normal people.
     
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    Obviously you're incapable of dealing with facts that contradict your beliefs and frighten you....or maybe you didn't read the ENTIRE article.

    Grow up and deal, Henry.
     
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    On most houses the main breaker is outdoors, right next to the electric meter. I hope this helps you find it in case you have an attack of conscience.
     
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    See folks, Henry is just another willfully ignorant joker who doesn't think beyond rhetoric fed to him by his idols. Henry has neither the courage or the intellect to honestlly discuss information that he disagrees with, so he gives us the blather you see here. So unless Henry grows up and is willing to actually discuss the content of the link, I'll just leave him to the obvious grade school retorts, lies, distortions and distractions.
     
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    Not enough information but it looks like someone on the original contractor crew got lazy which eventually lead to the leaks.
     
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    That's totally wrong. Henry is proposing the only practical solution to your distaste for electric power. Someone who attacks every practical means of generating electricity is lacking courage and intellect if he doesn't understand what the end game is for a war on energy production. If you really hate the benefits of energy so much, then why don't you act on your convictions?
     
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    The same granola munching crowd iss doing the same thing in NY over Gas drilling,they cry a river plant sign after sign against the resource,right next to the gas meter at their home,I'll respect their position if they shut meter off,you just don't get to blubber then go home and use the resource they are railing against.
     
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    Here's what this story is REALLY about. Has nothing to do with nuclear power being fundamentally safe.

    Have you ever played Sim City TaiChi? What happens when your power plants start to get over 30 year old? You start losing them. If they turn 40 -- you can lose a giant portion of your city in a big ball of flames..

    The story here is that maintenance and updates on NUCLEAR plants face so much severe permitting and review that the folks in charge of keeping them running have to lie and decieve to keep the power on. Because it literally takes an act of State Congress to "allow" problems to be fixed.

    If we were allowing the upgrade and REPLACEMENT of our 50 or so nuclear plants that are turning 40 --- NO tritium would be leaky into ANYTHING.. With OBama dickwads making certain to zap our coal plants and allowing all 50 of our nuclear plants to turn geriatric -- you better pray to God that the American people don't get wise to what a complete sham your "alternatives" are... Otherwise, you folks are gonna be fuel for lighting the darkness and keeping the rest of us warm....
     
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    Possible...but the bottom line is that you have artificially induced levels of a radioactive element making it's way into the water table despite all precautions, which is NOT good for consumption/absorption by any animal over a period of time.
     

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