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Experts Warn Congress: Attack On Power Grid Could Lead to “Catastrophic Civilian Casualties”

There are few things that could revert our modern day civilization back to the Stone Age. Most of them are naturally occurring events such as a massive asteroid impact, a global Tsunami, or a super volcano. But as far as man-made events go, an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) attack on our national power grid would be so devastating that, according to a panel of experts who addressed Congressional members on Capitol Hill this week, a nuclear strike would pale in comparison. Such an event could originate from our sun as a powerful solar discharge or...

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants: What Distance Is Safe?

Given the the nuclear reactor meltdown disaster in Fukushima Japan, and the local area Fallout contamination that is now entering the food chain and water systems there, I have constructed a location map of the current (and decommissioned) nuclear power reactors in the United States. Without discussing For or Against nuclear power, it may be smarter and a better use of time to learn some lessons from what happened in Japan that led to the the Fukushima meltdown, and to consider the potential risk for those living in the U.S. near one of these reactors...

South Carolina Nuclear Plume Confirmed: Radiation On The Move – Don’t Drink The Water!

A radioactive plume has been confirmed in South Carolina and it is now on the move as shared in this newly released video from ShantiUniverse. Radioactive tritium has been detected and on the move in groundwater. This is the 2nd water contamination issue in days including the West Virginia scare over the past weekend.

Emergency declared at U.S. nuclear plant after lightning strike — “Venting of Unit 1 primary containment” — ‘Normal’ radiation levels reported — NRC mobilizes response center

LaSalle News Tribune:  Exelon Generation’s La Salle County Generating Station declared an Unusual Event at 3:11 p.m. today, after both units automatically shut down when power from the switchyard into the site was interrupted during a severe thunderstorm. […] Technical experts are working to restore power to the switchyard. […] LaSalle Generating Station is located about 75 miles southwest of Chicago […]