Use of nuclear power inherently unsafe
I suppose everyone watched the pictures of the exploding meteorite in Russia with interest and was thankful it was so far away.
In the Chelyabinsk region, there are several nuclear and chemical industry facilities, including reprocessing and a huge nuclear waste storage.
Isn't the world fortunate none of the pieces seem to have damaged these?
This meteorite was entirely unexpected – no one saw it coming until the explosion. It could equally well have fallen on this country.
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It does remind us of dangerous possibilities around our nuclear industry. What might have happened had it hit a nuclear reactor?
It reminds us how inherently unsafe it is to increase the use of nuclear power. The last thing we want is the risk of anything similar to the Chernobyl accident.
Pat Parkin-Moore, Croft.