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Originally Posted by lickingcardboard
you are right SlowbutSteady NOTHING(yeah yelling make the point better)is 100%, as long as the safeguards are the best you can make them then That is what should be done, If you going to go with he 100% argument please let me know when your going to apply this to your daily life, or please become the one to design the 100% Safe power plant that will have a 0% impact on the Environment,. i do not yet know of anyone that has a 100% safeguard on anything. Will you now stop driving your car, sailing your Boat walking to work, living.... and wait for the 100% safeguard on all of these things before you go on living? Nothing is 100% safe, but I am sure you will keep on living with you less then 100% Life. and debating the issue of clean safe Nuclear might go over better in another thread.
If the core of one of these reactors has a significant meltdown (which appears to have already happened) and its containment vessel fails (which may also have happened) the fall-out that will be (or perhaps are currently being) released will take BILLIONS OF YEARS (yes, I'm yelling; and, no, that's not an exaggeration) to decay. Please point us to anything else with such consequences.
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