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Confusious Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-02-09 08:43 PM
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37. You don't know how a nuclear plant works do you
Edited on Wed Dec-02-09 09:07 PM by Confusious
The entire reactor is encased in concrete in a closed system. The water from the reactor cycles through a heat exchanger in a circle. Water on the other side picks up the heat from THAT heat exchanger, and circles through to another heat exchanger. Water from THE OUTSIDE THEN picks up the heat from that heat exchanger and energy is generated. Nothing gets released. Whether or not you want to believe that is up to you. I live near a reactor. I don't seem to be glowing, I haven't had any horrible mutated children. I can take a Geiger counter out and measure the radiation this weekend.

You only have to store low-level waste for that long, not high-level waste, which only lasts for 200 years (They can even turn it into energy these days.)
Besides, I have heard of talk of putting it near subduction zones, so the earth takes it in. OH NOS! Ur POULTING TEH EARTHS!!!

You already have limited uranium in your body because of the environment, not because of anything people have done. There are radioactive particles in YOUR BODY RIGHT NOW, carbon-14.

"For example, stoontium 90 mimics calcium and gets absorbed by the teeth and bones, gets into the bone marrow and then the blood and causes brain and bone and soft tissue organ cancers."

Yes they do, so we treat them as dangerous. Do you think you are the only one who has any concern about this stuff. If treated carefully and with respect, it can help also. Radioiodine is used to treat thyroid cancers.

On Edit: I looked up the french, seems the plants were down because of a strike and fuel rod replacement. Funny how you turned that into "So messed up"

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