US NRC Pontificates How Much Leakage Acceptable at Nuclear Power Stations

3 12 2015

scurvy dogs!

Mining Awareness
“Shouldn’t an industry which deals with lethal radioactive materials be held to a higher standard rather than to a lower standard? It should. But, NRC actions show that it thinks the nuclear industry is “special” and should have constant exemptions and be held to lower standards than everyone else.”

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If anyone needs anymore evidence that the bureaucrats at the US NRC are either stark raving mad or have sub-zero IQs this is it: they are considering how much operational leakage is acceptable at nuclear power stations. Here they apparently do NOT mean the planned legal emissions which poison the environment on a routine basis but rather how much unplanned piping and similar leakage is “acceptable”.

Unless you are young with a brand new everything and are lucky not to have gotten a defective item among your brand-new everything, you know that no leakage is acceptable. This is all the more true for radioactive leakages at nuclear power stations.

There is a reason that some US plumbers make almost as much as President Obama for work weeks of about the same length – leaks are not acceptable. Thus they are well-paid and always working. There is a reason that executives…

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