[ RadSafe ] Forwarded to the list: Indian Point License extension.

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Fri Dec 30 09:54:18 CST 2011

Dec. 30

         Most tsunamis seem to be no more than 30 meters high.


Steven Dapra

At 10:52 PM 12/29/2011, you wrote:
>Steven et al,
>It's really not funny. I think the majority of the public actually 
>believe the
>horror scenario of a "China syndrome" is actually possible. 
>Unfortunately, so do
>many Washington bureaucrats. Some other "possibilities" that have actually
>received serious consideration in siting studies include, falling airplanes,
>meteor impact, and people actually spending their entire life living 
>at the site
>boundry at the center of any and all downwind release trajectories. 
>My favorite
>occured at the siting hearings for the San Onofre Power Plant. 
>According to one
>witness, his seismic analysis indicated that the plant could  be hit by a 400
>foot high Tsunami. Such an occurence would make the Fukushima event 
>seem trivial
>in comparison. Of course, in such an event, everyone living between 
>Los Angelas
>and the Mexican border would likely drown to death, buy the really serious
>consequence might be the release of some I-131, deadly Plutonium, 
>and maybe even
>the terrible Depleted Uranium. Everybody is entitled to their 
>opinion, no matter
>how absurd, but what law says that it must be taken seriously.


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