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03-14-2011, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by SLang View Post
Those diesel generators should have been installed in such a way to prevent them being taken out by a Tsunami. If the reactors survived the Tsunami, then their support systems should have, too.
True. They should have put those generators 60-70 feet above sea level, at least.

Perhaps an extreme idea, but I believe nuclear plants should actually be built on platform rigs in the ocean. That way, when all else fails, just activate a special lever and the entire facility falls to the ocean floor. IMHO, this would eliminate the possibility of airborn fallout.

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