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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Special Report: Japan engineers knew tsunami could overrun plant | Reuters

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The research paper concluded that there was a roughly 10 percent chance that a tsunami could test or overrun the defenses of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant within a 50-year span based on the most conservative assumptions.

But Tokyo Electric did nothing to change its safety planning based on that study, which was presented at a nuclear engineering conference in Miami in July 2007.

via www.reuters.com

It seems clear now that the disaster at Fukushima Nuke Reactors was triggered by nature, but it was largely man-made.

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