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Old 01-16-2012, 10:51 PM
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Default Re: Why the Mainstream Media Really Sucks

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Originally Posted by livius drusus View Post
I don't think you can call Three Mile Island a minor incident, though. It was ranked a 5 on a scale of 1-7 on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale. Chernobyl is a 7.

Interesting the IAEA headquarters is in Vienna Austria, which goes along with my statement that the farther away you are the worse it is. There was a popular comment arround here after the incident "We had a Nuclear Disaster and No-one Died". TMI's position on that scale is a bit exagerated.

The IAEA has offices in some very nice locations, I wonder who is feeding them money?
Do you even know what happened at the Three Mile Island accident? Either you don't, or you don't understand just how serious a slagged reactor chamber, heavily contaminated coolant, or a containment building that can no longer be safely entered is in a nuclear power plant...
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