Arkansas nuclear plant accident - 1 dead and 3 injured

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Arkansas nuclear plant accident - 1 dead and 3 injured

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An accident at an Arkansas nuclear power plant at 7:45 a.m. local time resulted in the death of one worker and left three injured, but did not cause radiation and it is not a public health risk, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. ..... :?
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The accident was during repairs to the power generating turbine, not on the reactor which was being refueled.

A second reactor at the site was shut down as a consequence.
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But accident at nuclear plant makes for a good headline - doesn't matter if it's someone tripping over a loose paving slab.
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cubes wrote:makes for a good headline - doesn't matter if it's someone tripping over a loose paving slab.
You can make that into a good headline if you're a policewoman, and do it at a petrol station!
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:D Possibly a good payday too!
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Sounds like a maintenance activity gone bad.
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stephendavion wrote:Sounds like a maintenance activity gone bad.
Yes, very sad for those innvolved but not of any wider significance than any other industrial accident.
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