[ RadSafe ] Yucca Mountain

Jeff Terry terryj at iit.edu
Thu Jul 3 19:13:20 CDT 2008

Hi James,

What is the current rate of large vehicles crashing into the storage  
pools and what do you project the rate  to increase to due to weather  


On Jul 3, 2008, at 5:33 PM, James Salsman <BenjB4 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dan,
> Thank you for your question:
>> Again, what connection do you bring between
>> at-reactor spent fuel storage pools and weather?
> Rapid loss of load caused by flooding or forest fire,
> leading to cooling needs beyond the scope of the
> facility will have people in large vehicles scrambling
> around everywhere and that can not be good for
> containment.
> What is the current rate of U238 seepage from the
> storage facilities?
> James Salsman
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