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Solar Storm Could Impact Grid and Cripple Reactors

April 5, 2011


Britain could face widespread power blackouts and be left without critical communication signals for long periods of time, after the earth is hit by a once-in-a-generation “space storm”, Nasa has warned.

My most read article is: NASA Warns Solar Flares from ‘huge space storm’ Will Cause Devastation — to read click here:

So, let’s say we experience a “huge space storm” that blows out the grid, the electrical power systems. Uh-oh, now we are in a world of Fukushima sh%#t!

As I have written, the experts in the nuclear industry state most plants have 4 hours of back up and maybe some diesel generators for a couple more hours. IF the grid went down in Europe or the United States how many plants could avoid the same cascading of events that we have all witnessed in Japan?

I also wrote that the Fukushima failure is a POWER FAILURE. Regardless of the cause of the power failure, it is the lack of POWER that sets off the cascading of events that are so deadly.

So, i urge my readers to contact their representatives on a regular basis and write the President and tell them to SHUT DOWN ALL THE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS.

And this final thought: Because it is highly unlikely these nuclear plants will be shutdown, what exactly is the contingency plan for a major earthquake in California and a tsunami? I live in California down the coast from San Onofre and NEVER have I once heard ANY plans as to what we are to do as residents of this area should the big one happen. Never. We hear, be prepared and have water for at least 72 hours — that’s it. And as far as a contingency plan if a severe solar event occurs….. Nada, nothing, bupkis, no plan at all.

Related: Japan Disaster Raises Questions About Backup Power at U.S. Nuclear Plants

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