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Statistical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-22-10 12:36 PM
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15. What is "fully".
Edited on Thu Apr-22-10 12:42 PM by Statistical
Reactors are fully insured to $10.4 billion.

That is the limit on liability imposed by the govt.
All insurance has limits. Please identify a single unlimited insurance policy anywhere in the world for any industry.

Insurance limits never fully cover damages. Insurance on hydro-electric dams are not enough to cover all possible contingencies.

The insurance on drivers (mere $10K in most states) is not enough to cover all possible damage they can cause.
The insurance required for airlines ($100 million) was a tiny fraction of the damage caused by 9/11 ($2 trillion).

You simply want a "special" impossible burden placed on nuclear reactors that isn't imposed on any other industry on the planet.

Lastly where if "fully" is the false statement I corrected.
"Why won't insurance companies touch insuring nuclear plants?" = false.
Nuclear reactors are insured by $10.4 billion in private insurance.

Maybe you believe that level of insurance should be higher but it is false to say they are not insured.
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  - Interesting. Wish there was more details.  Statistical   Apr-21-10 11:41 AM   #1 
  - Re: I guess I need to grab a copy of Current Applied Physics for that.  OKIsItJustMe   Apr-21-10 12:05 PM   #2 
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     - You are kidding right? Please tell me you are kidding.  Statistical   Apr-21-10 12:37 PM   #4 
        - I'm not kidding.  daggahead   Apr-21-10 02:16 PM   #5 
           - How about you fund it?  Statistical   Apr-21-10 02:30 PM   #6 
           - You've got to admit  OKIsItJustMe   Apr-21-10 03:01 PM   #7 
           - Yeah if I ever need a perpetual animation I know where to ask.  Statistical   Apr-21-10 03:01 PM   #8 
           - Wow. Sorry for even mentioning this.  daggahead   Apr-22-10 10:46 AM   #9 
              - The anti anything other than nuke nuts are on the hunt.  Javaman   Apr-22-10 11:41 AM   #10 
                 - I am pro wind, solar, hydro, fuel cells, and nuclear.  Statistical   Apr-22-10 12:03 PM   #11 
                    - You mean like nuclear power?  daggahead   Apr-22-10 12:15 PM   #12 
                       - Every nuclear plant in the United States is insured by private insurance.  Statistical   Apr-22-10 12:21 PM   #13 
                          - You are the one misleading people - where is the word "fully" in your claim?  kristopher   Apr-22-10 12:32 PM   #14 
                             - What is "fully".  Statistical   Apr-22-10 12:36 PM   #15 
           - FYI ...  Nihil   Apr-23-10 03:45 AM   #16 

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