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6.1 Earthquake Hits Near Iran's Nuclear Power Plant

Tens Dead, Hundreds Injured As 6.1 Earthquake Hits Near Iran's Nuclear Power Plant

A few hours ago, a major 6.1 magnitude quake struck in Iran once again, some 100 km away from Bushehr - location of Iran's only nuclear power plant. According to subsequent reports, at least 30 people have been killed and nearly 600 injured, although at least for now the official version is that the power plan was undamaged. From Al Jazeera: "Fereydoon Hasanvand, governor of Bushehr, said the nuclear plant was undamaged by Tuesday's earthquake. "No damage at all has been caused" to the plant, he told state television. The Russian company that built the nuclear-power station, 18km south of Bushehr, said the quake had been felt there but that operations at the plant were not affected. "The earthquake in no way affected the normal situation at the reactor."

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Over at the HAARP station:

Over at the HAARP station: "Damn, missed again!"

If they like wasting money on nuclear power, try making ethanol.

Both projects are money pits that consume more energy than they produce. A net loss is something governments just can't resist as long as the suckers keep funding it.

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Earthquake Alert MOBILE APP

I check my Droid Earthquake app near daily and i am noticing odd patterns today.

Typically, Japan is smothered with activity and the quake path is like a sine wave. Right now, there are 7 hot spots in iran and 5 along the western US....

Manipulation of a single point ripples outward and changes the tectonic activity globally.

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.

Rocked My World

My office is on the 12th (2nd from top) floor of an office building all the way across the Gulf of Arabia (yeah, that's what the Saudis call it) from the epicenter.

The building swayed noticeably, and we had to evacuate. No damage - just a few frayed nerves.

And that's only a 6.1 quake...gad zooks!

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Wow, Achilles. Glad to hear that you are o.k.

This must have been a deep quake. Did you notice the last sentence of this piece?

"In brief: no mentions of HAARP anywhere. Just as it should be."

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Nuclear Energy Advocates Insist U.S. Reactors Completely Safe Unless Something Bad Happens.


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