Still a Dangerous Business...
by Richard Ohidy
August 10, 2004
I agree 100% with your opinion, that if this were a fossil plant,
we would never have heard of this accident. It's common for workers
in fossil plants to be burned, injured or killed by steam leaks.
Unfortunately the media likes to scare the public when it comes
to nuclear power, because people will read it and their ratings
go up. I worked as an NDT inspector in the power generation industry
for half a dozen years traveling around the country and I would
work in a nuclear station over a fossil plant any day of the
week, as they are safer.
I suppose those against nuclear
power would prefer to breath polluted air while sitting in the
Plainville, CT - USA
Bob Ciminel - Fish or Cut
a Dangerous Business, But Not for the Reasons You Expect -
An accident at the Mihama-3 nuclear power plant in Japan resulted
in the deaths of four workers and severe injuries to seven others.
The story only made the headlines because the accident happened
at a nuclear power plant. Had the accident happened at a fossil
power plant, we probably would not know about it. - Read
Tuesday - August 10, 2004
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