[ RadSafe ] Forwarded to the list: Indian Point License extension.
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Fri Dec 30 10:26:47 CST 2011
where would PU. come in to play ?
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From: Steven Dapra <sjd at swcp.com>
To: "Jerry Cohen" <jjcohen at prodigy.net>,"The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) Mailing List" <radsafe at agni.phys.iit.edu>
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2004 8:40:11 PM GMT-0600
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Forwarded to the list: Indian Point License extension.
I realize it's not funny. It seemed to me you were invoking
the China syndrome in jest, and I responded in kind.
A 400 foot tsunami does not fall within the realm of
"opinion." A claim like this bespeaks someone who is utterly out of
touch with the rational world.
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
>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.
>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
>in comparison. Of course, in such an event, everyone living between
>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.
>From: Steven Dapra <sjd at swcp.com>
>To: Jerry Cohen <jjcohen at prodigy.net>; The International Radiation Protection
>(Health Physics) Mailing List <radsafe at agni.phys.iit.edu>
>Sent: Thu, September 30, 2004 5:19:53 AM
>Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Forwarded to the list: Indian Point License
> Thanks, Jerry. (Heh, heh.)
>At 03:25 PM 12/29/2011, you wrote:
> > You can learn all about it in the movie, "China Syndrome"
> > ________________________________
> > From: Steven Dapra <sjd at swcp.com>
> > To: The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) Mailing List
> > <radsafe at agni.phys.iit.edu>
> > Sent: Wed, September 29, 2004 6:55:22 AM
> > Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Forwarded to the list: Indian Point License
> > Dec. 28
> > I get the impression that the Fukushima fearmongers believe every
> > reactor in the world is susceptible to a combination earthquake
> and tsunami.
> >Is that only me, or have other gained the same impression?
> > How would the melted fuel get out of the reactor vessel? Would it
>melt through? Or is it at least possible that the fuel could melt through?
> > Steven Dapra
> > At 10:57 PM 12/27/2011, you wrote:
> > > Forwarded.
> > >
> > > Begin forwarded message:
> > >
> > > > From: Laurence F Friedman <friedmanla at iit.edu>
> > > > Subject: Indian Point License extension
> > > > Date: December 27, 2011 8:32:24 AM CST
> > > > To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Victor Gilinsky, an NRC Commissioner during the Three Mile Island
> > >wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times opposing the 20-year
> extension of
> > >the Indian Point operating
> > >license.http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/opinion/is-indian-point-t
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Letters responding to Gilinsky's op-ed are here
> > >http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/27/opinion/indian-pt-and-fukushima-a
> > >
> > > >
> > > > While Gilinsky is partially correct in his statement that containments
> > >not designed to resist a full meltdown in fact at Three Mile
> Island more than
> > >half the fuel melted and the pressure vessel wasn't damaged. The
> > >wasn't even challenged. The report of the international commission that
> > >investigated the condition of the pressure vessel is available
> from this page
> > >http://guides.library.iit.edu/content.php?pid=27903&sid=205068.
> Scroll down
> > >"Three Mile Island." In any case, most of the releases at
> Fukushima came from
> > >the spent fuel pools, not the reactors themselves.
> > > >
> > > > Laurence F. Friedman, Ph.D., CHP
> > > > Senior Lecturer, Physics Department
> > > > Illinois Institute of Technology
> > > > Room 182, Life Science
> > > > 3101 South Dearborn
> > > > Chicago, IL 60616-3793
> > > > (312) 842-1789
> > > > friedmanla at iit.edu
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