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Phillip Lamoureux
Phillip Lamoureux

Blowing up transformers mean our nuclear power plants would have been in trouble, prolonged grid failure puts the facilities we have in a precarious situation, possibly leading to Fukishma-like melt downs due to limited back-up generator diesel fuel on site.  Significantly, our spent rod cooling ponds are much more overloaded than anywhere in Japan.

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