[ RadSafe ] Blast at Russian Nuclear Plant Kills One

Strickert, Rick rstrickert at signaturescience.com
Fri Dec 16 09:06:42 CST 2005

Inside the AP report:

"The blast happened in a smelter at the plant... Rosenergoatom said that
the smelter was on the grounds of the plant's second unit, and plant
spokesman Sergei Averyanov said it was about half a mile from the

Another posting (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,178896,00.html) of
the AP report included the agency's claim that the second unit was shut
down for major repairs in July.

Now if a toilet at the smelter had backed up, the AP article could have
included "area highly contaminated" in its sensationalist headline.

Rick Strickert
Austin, TX

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