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    Default YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    I mean what could possibly go wrong????????

    “both man and nature are completely safe. The huge reactor is housed in a concrete silo, and it has environmental protection systems. Even if the incredible should happen, the automatic control and safety systems would shut down the reactor in a matter of seconds. The plant has emergency core cooling systems and many other technological safety designs and systems.”

    http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com...then-now/14634
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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    When you deliberately override all of the safety features, a disaster isn't particularly surprising. It's a bit like disabling all the smoke alarms, phone lines and sprinklers in a building before a fire, and wondering why it burnt down.
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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    Dont want a Chernobyl, best place to build in area of low population like Southland.
    Its amazing how Potatoes give us chips,fries and Vodka.

    Get your s*** together every other vegetable.

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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    If an NZ system composed of humans and modern aircraft and computers/navigation gear can manage to run a modern aircraft into the only high mountain for miles around it says heaps about human error and nothing about the inherent safety of equipment.

    I rest my case.
    It's not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable. The hundred-times-refuted theory of "free will" owes its persistence to this charm alone; some one is always appearing who feels himself strong enough to refute it - Friedrich Nietzsche

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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    The pilot flys the plane into the hills you cant blame the controller.
    On an ils letdown you should still have situational awareness.
    Its amazing how Potatoes give us chips,fries and Vodka.

    Get your s*** together every other vegetable.

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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    Quote Originally Posted by zqwerty View Post
    If an NZ system composed of humans and modern aircraft and computers/navigation gear can manage to run a modern aircraft into the only high mountain for miles around it says heaps about human error and nothing about the inherent safety of equipment.

    I rest my case.
    And hydro dams never breach either do they?
    Usual story. We need extra prisons, refuse disposal, boot camps, power generation and the list goes on.

    But not in your backyard I think.

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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    Nothing can go wrong -- -- -- go wrong -- -- -- go wrong -- -- -- go wrong -- -- -- go wrong -- -- -- go wrong -- -- --
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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    Quote Originally Posted by Sweep View Post
    And hydro dams never breach either do they?
    Usual story. We need extra prisons, refuse disposal, boot camps, power generation and the list goes on.

    But not in your backyard I think.
    How many hydro dams do you know that have been breached?
    The only ones I can think off the top of my head were those hit with a bouncing ball bomb in germany.
    Its amazing how Potatoes give us chips,fries and Vodka.

    Get your s*** together every other vegetable.

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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    Quote Originally Posted by Sweep View Post
    And hydro dams never breach either do they?
    Usual story. We need extra prisons, refuse disposal, boot camps, power generation and the list goes on.

    But not in your backyard I think.
    How many hydro dams do you know that have been breached?
    The only ones I can think off the top of my head were those hit with Mr Wallis bouncing ball bomb in germany.
    Its amazing how Potatoes give us chips,fries and Vodka.

    Get your s*** together every other vegetable.

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    Default Re: YES, let's get Nuclear Reactors in NZ

    Quote Originally Posted by prefect View Post
    How many hydro dams do you know that have been breached?
    The only ones I can think off the top of my head were those hit with Mr Wallis bouncing ball bomb in germany.
    Try this for just one more and there other examples:-
    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/10/wo....13618154.html

    But what is wrong with generating the power where it is needed like in Auckland rather than transmitting the said power from where I live to where you live.

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