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Old 14th Mar 2011, 18:44
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Sunray Minor
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: London
Posts: 112
Those pinkos at the Telegraph, Mail and Sun are also getting on board with the scaremongering.

This has certainly, and rightly, dealt a blow to confidence in nuclear energy's safety. Even given the "once in a lifetime" severity of this event, we seem to be exhausting all the safety mechanisms at our disposal. But the reporting is completely off the wall.

Below is an interesting link I was forwarded. You can probably ignore the JetBlast-esq comments that follow it and things have moved on a bit since it was written (importantly questions about whether Fukushima has a "core catcher"). But it certainly provides a more optimistic take on events unfolding:
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