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U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Fixes Leak With Masking Tape and Broomsticks


Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear danger, nuclear power plants, video, whistle blower )

Shaheen
- 532 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
An inside source at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) near San Diego, CA gave a local TV station a shocking picture snapped inside the plant.



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Anders Jonsson (0)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 11:11 am
Noted! thank You!
 

Tim C. (1967)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 11:13 am
ty
 

mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 12:32 pm
> U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Fixes Leak With Masking Tape and Broomsticks
outrageous. Were they completely out of chewing-gum?
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1662)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 4:12 pm
Now that sounds like a 'MacGyver' fix to me!! Awesome!! Thanks Shaheen!!
 

Allan Yorkowita (445)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 4:42 pm
I feel much safer now...
 

Alice C. (1797)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 4:42 pm
This is so sad that it's almost funny ~ will share
 

Alice C. (1797)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 4:45 pm
shared
 

Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:40 pm
LOL Frack-bekieve it or not but I had the VERY SAME IDEA for my comment-too lat now.
Thx Shaheen for this and Barb for heads up! This is unbelievable! ( they say for a reason "Amercia, land of unlimited possibilities" )
 

Angelika R. (143)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:42 pm
sorry for the multiple typos://
 

Roger Garin-michaud (68)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 6:19 pm
noted, thanks!
 

. (1)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 10:00 pm
Noted. Thank you Shaheen.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 1:49 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Siti R. (12)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 3:15 am
for real??!!! creepy~
 

cecily w. (0)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 4:31 am
Oh Dear! But SONGS better be careful or a US regulatory agency will slap a fine on it. Just like OSHA fined that plant in in West, Texas that just exploded. $30 YIKES!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 8:38 am
Ditto Alice. I used to fix the a/c on the bus I escorted tours on with bubble gum. Rather than masking tape I would suggest Duct tape...much better.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 11:27 am
Thank you.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 4:57 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Anne F. (17)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 8:20 pm
horrible. this is disgraceful - no matter what was in the pipe or how long the fix lasted
 

aj E. (163)
Friday May 10, 2013, 12:22 pm
scary.
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 10:09 am
Noted. Thank you .
 
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