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phantom power Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-29-10 12:10 PM
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4. Reactor will be re-absorbed into nearest subduction zone prior to equipment failure.
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  -New North Anna (VA) reactor receives enviromental approval. Statistical  Mar-29-10 10:03 AM   #0 
  - It still won't reach criticality until, what, 2018?  joshcryer   Mar-29-10 11:57 AM   #1 
  - Dominion is saying it may not start construction until 2012 so that would be 2018 commercial power.  Statistical   Mar-29-10 12:06 PM   #3 
     - Still, unfortunate that it will take so long, this is my main problem with nuclear power.  joshcryer   Mar-30-10 01:16 AM   #6 
        - Well part of it is simply supply vs. demand and the eocnomics of paid plants (sunk costs)  Statistical   Mar-30-10 07:52 AM   #7 
           - This is why we need a carbon tax *now*.  joshcryer   Mar-31-10 03:01 AM   #8 
              - Yeah it is sad. The "chunkiness" of nuclear energy only amplifies the problem.  Statistical   Mar-31-10 08:18 AM   #9 
  - BTW, I love the insane passive safety of this thing.  joshcryer   Mar-29-10 11:58 AM   #2 
     - Reactor will be re-absorbed into nearest subduction zone prior to equipment failure.  phantom power   Mar-29-10 12:10 PM   #4 
     - Yeah they kinda over-engineer this think like no previous reactor.  Statistical   Mar-29-10 12:41 PM   #5 
 

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