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rich.pell
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Re: Freezing contamination
rich.pell   9/11/2013 8:09:26 AM
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Hi Junko,

No apologies necessary - it was difficult to distinguish the stated number even with headphones.  And in either case - "15" or "50" - it was not a significant difference.

patrick.mannion
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Fukushima design lesson
patrick.mannion   9/11/2013 8:45:49 AM
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hey mohovO, maybe one design lesson from the disaster is: Don't put critical backup-generators in the basement if you're building a nuclear power station near an ocean. No matter how high you build those water barriers, you're asking for trouble.
 


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Re: Freezing contamination
rich.pell   9/11/2013 5:41:37 PM
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"... it does indicate that the liquid stored in these tanks are highly radioactive. No?"

Yes, it seems very likely that this measurement is representative of the radiation level of the water stored in the tanks, which would certainly make it highly radioactive in terms of beta radiation (but not - as would be assumed from most reporting on this topic - in terms of the more worrisome gamma radiation with its much higher potential for biologic damage). 

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