collapse

Author Topic: Fukushima could have been worse  (Read 1748 times)

Offline spacemaverick

  • The Roundtable
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1488
  • Gold 352
  • A fantastic journey begins with curiosity
Fukushima could have been worse
« on: October 04, 2012, 02:04:29 PM »
http://www.fairewinds.com/content/it-could-have-been-worse

Fairewinds analysis of the triple meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi determined that other Japanese reactor sites were also in jeopardy because their cooling water systems were destroyed by the same tsunami. In this film, Fairewinds provides evidence that cooling systems for 24 out of 37 diesel generators were shut down by the tsunami and that 14 additional nuclear reactors were impacted. Finally, Fairewinds also recommends that the criteria of the international nuclear accident scale have a Level 8 added. The addition of a Level 8 would reflect the nuclear accident scenario at a multi-reactor site that significantly changes the risk factors to the general public and emergency evacuation procedures.

Arnie Gunderson has always come across with good information. 
From the past into the future any way I can...Educating...informing....guiding.

Offline spacemaverick

  • The Roundtable
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1488
  • Gold 352
  • A fantastic journey begins with curiosity
Re: Fukushima could have been worse
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2012, 02:16:04 PM »
http://www.fairewinds.com/content/can-spent-fuel-pools-catch-fire

In this Fairewinds’ feature, Fairewinds Associates Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen analyzes a US government national laboratory simulation video that shows nuclear spent fuel rods do catch fire when exposed to air. This simulation video proves Fairewinds’ assertions that nuclear fuel rods can catch fire when exposed to air, and Arnie discusses the ramifications of this phenomena if the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 spent fuel pool were to lose cooling water.
From the past into the future any way I can...Educating...informing....guiding.

Fruitbat

  • Guest
Re: Fukushima could have been worse
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2012, 05:44:21 PM »


Shouldn't the title be "Fukushima could yet be worse"
(than your wildest nucular nightmares, that is.)

FB.

Offline spacemaverick

  • The Roundtable
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1488
  • Gold 352
  • A fantastic journey begins with curiosity
Re: Fukushima could have been worse
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2012, 06:11:23 PM »

Shouldn't the title be "Fukushima could yet be worse"
(than your wildest nucular nightmares, that is.)

FB.

Fruitbat, you are proably right.  It could get worse.  Maybe I should have used that title!  :>)
From the past into the future any way I can...Educating...informing....guiding.

 


Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC
affiliate_link
Free Click Tracking
Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC

* Recent Posts

Penney for your thoughts by Sgt.Rocknroll
[Today at 04:26:12 AM]


Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sarge by Sgt.Rocknroll
[Today at 03:43:49 AM]


Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sarge by Smilingtree
[January 16, 2018, 06:56:20 PM]


Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sarge by thorfourwinds
[January 16, 2018, 05:48:49 PM]


Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sarge by Sgt.Rocknroll
[January 16, 2018, 04:26:41 PM]


Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sarge by ArMaP
[January 16, 2018, 07:07:50 AM]


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sarge by The Seeker
[January 16, 2018, 05:40:14 AM]


Re: Music You Love by ArMaP
[January 15, 2018, 02:13:35 PM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by micjer
[January 15, 2018, 12:24:47 PM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by Somamech
[January 15, 2018, 08:22:57 AM]


Re: The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence by A51Watcher
[January 14, 2018, 01:03:50 PM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by petrus4
[January 14, 2018, 11:52:41 AM]


Re: The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence by spacemaverick
[January 13, 2018, 07:57:56 PM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by Shasta56
[January 13, 2018, 06:11:48 PM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by ArMaP
[January 13, 2018, 02:15:02 PM]


Re: The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence by petrus4
[January 13, 2018, 01:57:04 PM]


Re: More Jobs Down the Drain Sam's Club Closed 63 Stores today by petrus4
[January 13, 2018, 01:51:47 PM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by petrus4
[January 13, 2018, 01:27:08 PM]


Darn Kids In McDonalds by Eighthman
[January 13, 2018, 07:21:56 AM]


Re: Oprah Winfrey for president: a wild idea that just got dramatically more real by The Seeker
[January 12, 2018, 01:49:00 PM]