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Better Lay off the Guinness…for a Few Million Years

This just in:

“LONDON (AFP) – Demolition experts blew up Saturday the giant cooling towers of the world’s first commercial nuclear power station, 51 years after it was opened in northwest England.

The first two of the four 88-metre (288-foot) high cooling towers at Sellafield were demolished at 9 a.m. (0800 GMT), sending a cloud of dust over the Irish Sea before hundreds of onlookers.

Four minutes later the final pair of cooling towers crumbled to the ground in a series of controlled explosions.

The demolition of the towers is the first phase in the decommissioning of the 167,000 square metre site made up of 62 buildings…”

Note that nowhere in this article do the words “what brain-dead moron came up with this idea” appear.

September 29, 2007 - Posted by | Politics, Rant

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