Updating the ce plant cost index
These plants are each vulnerable to air strikes, truck bombs, boat bombs, and of course, the well-equipped and well-armed single madman or small group of terrorists. (Source: The Journal )Two original safety valves at IP3 found to be insufficiently rated; in the rush to replace them before an upcoming NRC inspection, engineers install them backwards, blocking both cooling systems and disabling backup generators.
All anyone needs to do is toss a grenade into a Spent Fuel Pool and hundreds of thousands or even MILLIONS could die.(That is exactly what they did to Fort St. (Source: Nukebusters.)Contacts: New York CAN, Tim Judson, 162 Cambridge St., Syracuse, NY 13210, (315) 422-4924.
Differences between the actual equipment and labor prices and those predicted by the index tend to grow over the years, surpassing the typical error verified in budget-level estimates.Vrain in Colorado.) The energy price per kilowatt is much lower than for nuclear or any other energy source. Also: Syracuse Anti-Nuclear Effort, Simon Morrin, (315) 422-4219.And theres no decommissioning of wind turbines, either. Also: Syracuse Peace Council, 924 Burnet Ave., Syracuse, NY 13203, (315) 472-5478 Cracking in the reactor's internals has made NM1 "the worst case of cracking in the nuclear industry" (Union of Concerned Scientists).There are over 100 operating nuclear power plants in America and 16 non-operational power plants, and a large number of nuclear fuel and weapons facilities. Site failed 5 of 6 1979 NRC rules, however this previous license grandfathered in the next two plants at the site!The more you know about these places, the more frightened youll be -- and should Dont count on the plant security forces -- they arent nearly strong enough. (Source: Nukebusters Indian Point web site.) - A majority of Unit 2 control room operators (4 out of 7 crews; 10 individual operators) were unable to properly solve simulated emergencies that, had they been real, would have resulted in reactor damage or the release of radiation into the atmosphere.