Russian Nuke Plant Undergoes Emergency Shutdown Sequence

Posted by: §intå×

Russian Nuke Plant Undergoes Emergency Shutdown Sequence - 01/30/07 01:35 PM

Officials in Russia today confirmed that the emergency shutdown procedure began at a nuclear power plant in the country, but said that no higher radiation levels were detected. The incident occurred late last night.

Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry released a statement that said: "Initial reports indicate the cause of the shutdown was a problem with the safety system. The reactor has been taken off-line." It is expected to be restarted later today.

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Posted by: §intå×

Re: Russian Nuke Plant Undergoes Emergency Shutdown Sequence - 01/30/07 01:35 PM

Move along folks, nothing to see here, move along...
Posted by: Artic Warrior

Re: Russian Nuke Plant Undergoes Emergency Shutdown Sequence - 02/01/07 07:31 PM

Just as Nuclear power plants seem like the only quick fix to lower green house emissions from our coal power plants here in Aus.
Scary.