76% of Japanese nuclear power plants’ emergency warning systems don’t work

Although 76% of Japanese nuclear power plants’ emergency warning systems don’t work, not to worry. The remaining nuke plants emergency warning systems must be functioning fine since the plants are already shut down for radiation leaks.

Flawed communication systems found at 76% of nuclear power plants
TOKYO, Jan. 5, Kyodo – Thirteen of the 17 commercial nuclear power plants in Japan have defects in their communication systems that could delay the first safety measures following earthquakes or in other emergencies….

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Yikes my nuke plant got a scratch! Oh and some HOLES too.

The rest of the story here is that any holes on steam pipe under extreme pressure is bad news…and radioactive steam is even more “fun.”

Holes, scratch found on nuclear reactor pipes at Chugoku Electric
Kyodo – Saturday Dec 11 9:24 PM SGT—Chugoku
Electric Power Co. said Saturday it has found holes and a scratch on pipes at one of its nuclear power reactors in Shimane Prefecture, western Japan.…more…
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