Work restarts on China's biggest nuclear power plant: Xinhua

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MikeBarnett wrote:

Fukushima is on a major fault line, and the Japanese forgot that tsunami is a Japanese word. They put the back-up generators for pumping water to cool the fuel rods in the basement of the plant. The tsunami flooded the basement; generators don’t work under water; and the Japanese earned their nuclear disaster.

The Chinese plant is not on a major fault line; the back-up generators will not be in the basement to avoid flooding from any cause; so the Chinese plant will be safer than the Japanese plant. Shidao Bay is 360 miles west southwest of Seoul, ROK, so it is sheltered from typhoons by the Korean Peninsula and Kyushu, Japan, the same island that holds Nagasaki. It is appropriate that Nagasaki will help protect this new Chinese nuclear power plant.

Jan 05, 2013 12:54pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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