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Hurricane Irma: Florida Nuclear Power Plants In Imminent Danger Of Devastation (Video)

Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:51
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As Hurricane Irma heads towards Florida there are many Nuclear Power Plants in Danger though they all of course say they are safe for a situation like this. We all know how that can go when it comes down to it. Something to definitely keep an eye on as the storm hits.

What if these things start popping off? What a nightmare scenario of epic proportions. I will continue to provide up to date news as the situation develops live from Florida. I’m in the Panhandle they say I will be safe but either way its like playing Russian roulette with a storm like this. J.P.

The last time a major hurricane hit the Turkey Point nuclear power plant, it caused $90 million in damage but left the nuclear reactors along southern Biscayne Bay unscathed.

In anticipation of powerful Hurricane Irma, which projections on Wednesday showed headed straight for South Florida, Florida Power & Light’s two nuclear plants were finalizing staffing plans and cleaning up the grounds. But neither Turkey Point nor the St. Lucie plant farther up the coast had made the call yet to shutting down the plants.

Peter Robbins, spokesman for FPL, said shutting down a reactor is a gradual process, and the decision will be made “well in advance” of the storm making landfall.

“If we anticipate there will be direct impacts on either facility we’ll shut down the units,” he said.
FPL has long defended the safety of its nuclear power plants, which both sit along the coast where they are potentially exposed to the strongest winds and storm surge of hurricanes. And Turkey Point weathered a Category 5 strike from Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

Robbins said the plant’s reactors are encased in six feet of steel-reinforced concrete and sit 20 feet above sea level. Turkey Point has backup generators, extra fuel and, as a “backup to the backup,” replacement parts and materials can be flown in from Tennessee.

The St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant is equally protected, Robbins said, and can withstand severe flooding from storm surges. St. Lucie’s nuclear plant survived Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne in 2005 and Wilma the year after.

When the eye of Andrew passed over Turkey Point, some facilities around the reactor buildings took a beating. Ultimately, the state’s oldest nuclear plant suffered $90 million in damages, including to systems that were supposed to be hurricane-proof.

One of the 400-foot smokestacks for the old oil-burning power plant was cracked in half, even though it was rated to survive 235-mph winds. Andrew blew down all but six of the 41 warning sirens within 10 miles of the plant. The storm left the plant running on backup generators for more than a week to cool the shut-down reactor. A main access road was blocked by debris.

“It handled Andrew as it was designed to,” Robbins said. “It’s one of the safest and most robust structures in the state, of not the country.” via MiamiHerald.com

 

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  • patann

    Then it is the rapture, the great gathering of saints, Jesus snatching his out of danger. Every major demonstration of rapture, 1986. 2011, 2015, currently a pending nuclear disaster was always this catalyst. Possibly why doing on of such demos I witnessed Nuclear missiles raining down just as the Bride was being taking up, doing 2011, holy spirit as usual come into the ear, this grace gift that keep on giving not even the gates of hell can prevail. Come into the kitchen while I was cooking, next thing I heard, was, “soon the Church Bride could be in heaven, looking down upon and praying for the tribulation saints, as the Antichrist is given power to overcome them.” This is way I said, I pray I’m not in heaven watching that only tens of millions are dead US soil, as had been predicted, that it’s not then they’re tearing into an exodus, see more here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mniBj27ymmk&t=1s, get Jesus and get out of it, Amen!

  • Zabwe`

    Kaleidoscopic Flash bang Spiradelic mushroom clouds long distance call outs and fall outs………..…….

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