|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 4 Jan 2010 13:59:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: Paducah Nuclear Plant (KY)|
ONE OF A SERIES: Paducah Nuclear Plant Clean Up Still Faces Significant
What Can Piketon (Portsmouth) Expect? By Tony Rutherford Huntington News (WV) January 3, 2010Huntington, WV (HNN) - Scanning previous internet "news" reports, two stand out in regard to the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant: A Tornado and suspicions regarding buried Huntington Pilot Plant materials.
Scioto and Pike Counties in Ohio often experience more intense wind bursts when summer thunder storms form and occasionally turn to tornadoes. On July 11, 2009, NBC reported that "some damage" had been reported at the plant from a "tornado-like storm," based on word from public information officer Jack Williams the damage did not impact plant operations.
In 1993, residents complained about an alleged 2.5 hour "unreported release." They alleged 13 workers were checked for exposure but no sirens sounded. However, after investigation, those responsible for the plant indicated that the 'release' was not a threat to those outside the plant. The Portsmouth facility has sirens for public notification.
... For the entire article, see http://www.huntingtonnews.net/local/100103-rutherford-localpowerplantcleanup.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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