[ RadSafe ] AP Story (via MSNBC) about drought effecting nuclear power plant operations in SE US

edmond0033 at comcast.net edmond0033 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 25 12:57:29 CST 2008

Coal-fired Plants in Somerset, MA has had to cool it's cooling water that is emptied into the Taunton River which empties into Bay in Rhode Island.  It was claimed that the 'warmed' cooling water affected the shellfish and fish in the Bay.  This was a recent ruling by the Courts.

Ed Baratta
edmond0033 at comcast.net 

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Muckerheide <muckerheide at comcast.net> 

> Hi Jim, 
> on 1/23/08 10:18 PM, Jim Hardeman at Jim.Hardeman at dnr.state.ga.us wrote: 
> > So coal plants don't need cooling water?? (ha ha) You don't see anybody 
> > writing stories about how THEY'RE going to have to shut down due to the lack 
> > of cooling water ... I wonder why. 
> > 
> > Jim Hardeman 
> > Jim_Hardeman at dnr.state.ga.us (in the middle of the drought) 
> Maybe because they're not regulated by the NRC? :-) 
> Regards, Jim 
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