Nuclear Power Megapost

San Onofre, California Thanks jbum & Shadis Pickering, Onatario Thanks Tyler Dresden, Illinois is the USA’s first full-scale, privately financed nuclear power plant. The cooling channels system can be seen winding through the Des Plains river and the Dresden cooling lake to the south. If you zoom all the way in, to the northeast of the reactor complex is a lumpy area of ground. This is where some spent fuel rods are buried. There were large yellow sirens placed throughout the area and dosimiters hanging on the telephone poles at most every intersection. They test the sirens on…

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