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Response to a2liberal (Reply #175)

Fri Dec 23, 2011, 11:51 PM

181. 30 year engineer here, family of engineers and scientists, power generation, power plant design

 

"conservation is a limiting idea that really can't fly..."

Your post reads like some bullshit press release from the chamber of commerce.

Are you fucking serious? For 40 years we actually have OVER SUPPLY of power generation because of conservation!!!

Anyone who thinks nuclear is viable knows nothing about the technology, the people and the motives behind nuclear power generation.

Nuclear is dangerous, expensive, and massively tax payer subsidized (like oil).

Fear mongering my ass. Go tell that to the next 200 to 300 years of birth defects in Japan and Russia. While plant operators at three mile island were telling everyone everything was safe, they told their families to get out of town. Goddamn control room got so hot the phones melted and these fuckers were trying to safe a few bucks. Just like in Japan. The same fuckers at CEO level were telling operators to delay actions that would risk shutting down the plants because the fuckers were running a loss.

You think this shit is easy to control?

This is about 100s of billions in tax payer funded subsidies for giant multinational corporations. IF we spent as much subsidizing conservation and efficiency and alternate sources the idea of a big, readioactive shit hole would be immediately dismissed.

Once you put a nuke plant on line, you can't just turn the fucker off - it's a guaranteed cash cow for the CEO for next 30 years no matter how badly it performs, no matter how much it costs tax payers.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43455859/ns/us_news-environment/t/safety-rules-loosened-aging-nuclear-reactors/#.TvVVdVZ218E

"Fear mongering" God damn it I hate this industry bullshit propaganda. That picture of FDR might as well be Ronald Reagan.

Go take a long drink of water from one of those pipes spewing tritium into the water supply. Go ahead - put your own kid's mouth up to that pipe and have them drink that.

What next? Fracking is perfectly safe?

Google- nuclear plant pipes leaking

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