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Nuclear Floating Power Plant: Floating Chernobyl

by: Peter Sant
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The only nuclear floating power plant in the world has gone up the sea for the first time. The Russian Akademik Lomonosov left St. Petersburg, where it was built. It is towed through the Baltic Sea, around the northern tip of Norway to Murmansk, where the reactors are filled with nuclear fuel.

Nuclear Floating Power Plant

The Akademik Lomonosov was built in nine years and will be operational this year 2019 off the coast of Chukotka in the far east of Russia. There, the power plant must provide energy to remote factories, port cities, and oil platforms. It will replace two nuclear reactors, which, according to the Russian nuclear power company Rosatom, are technologically outdated.

Russian Nuclear Floating Power Plant Makes Its Maiden Voyage

graphic profile of the floating Russian nuclear power plant
Shocking

Environmentalists heavily criticize the project. Greenpeace calls it a floating Chernobyl. "Nuclear reactors that float in the Arctic Ocean are a shockingly obvious threat to a fragile environment that is already under enormous pressure from climate change," says Jan Haverkamp, ​​a nuclear expert at the environmental club.

The Nuclear Floating Power Plant Is Not Safe At All

The atomic lobby deliberately omits the enormous risks of nuclear power plants, says Els de Groen, writer, journalist, and former MEP for the Greens / European Free Alliance. Now that coal, oil, and gas consumption is warming up or shaking the earth, the call for nuclear energy is getting louder. Complete with the old mantra: major accidents, small opportunities. Hydropower, particulate matter, and natural gas production are all much more dangerous than nuclear energy. Chernobyl was the fault of the Russians, and a tsunami hit Fukushima, and the numbers of victims are based on speculation. It is time to put an end to the demagoguery of nuclear lobbyists as emeritus professor Jan Goudriaan.

The expertise they carry out does not sink in anything that they conceal. Never do they mention the waste problem and the long-term consequences. During uranium extraction, during reprocessing and decommissioning, large quantities of waste occur that remain highly radioactive for hundreds of years (cesium) to tens of thousands of years (plutonium) and even billions of years (uranium). On that scale, we are one-day flies, although it is with a footprint that no dinosaur can match.

(Recommended: Nuclear Power: Will It Destroy Or Save The World?)

Experts never tell us that the calculation of 'safe' doses is always based on an average person. The four to ten times greater radiation sensitivity of women, children, and unborn babies is not considered. For the Netherlands, this means that three-fifths of the population may be exposed to unacceptable radiation levels. The annual dose of 1 millisievert experiences a fetus as ten millisieverts or half the annual quantity of a radiological worker!

Moreover, the sensitivity of tissues and organs, expressed as a percentage, is cast into a system that does not allow any correction. If we discover tomorrow that our lungs are more sensitive than has always been assumed, then we must lower the sensitivity of another organ, because the sensitivity of all organs must remain 100%.
However, this inadequate system is used to calculate the permissible burden on, for example, the bladder and then to decide whether or not to send workers an infected space or to evacuate members of the population or not.

Last year, all Dutch people received an iodine tablet in a radius of 100 km. If saturated in time, the thyroid gland, causing the radioactive iodine-131, is no longer absorbed. What experts do not tell you is that there is more to it: strontium, for example, that accumulates in our bones, or plutonium that seeks out the red bone marrow. There are no pills against that. The sensitivity of the thyroid is only a fraction of the total sensitivity.

Nuclear Energy Stations Are In 30 Years Gone.

In Doel, Tihange, and Borssele, there are power stations of forty years old. There are thousands of cracks in various reactor vessels, so-called hydrogen flakes. This leads to a dilemma: the fuel rods have to be cooled permanently, but the gaps force us to increase the temperature of the emergency cooling water drastically. Nevertheless, power stations remain open.
There is no budget for demolition; no premium was paid for accident insurance or the costs of evacuations. No one insurance company dares to run the risks. If a nuclear power plant had four wheels, it would be taken directly from the road.

(Recommended: Nuclear Waste Storage An Example For The World: Finland)

Why does not that happen? I would like to quote Einstein: "The unchained atomic force has changed everything, except our way of thinking. The solution to that problem lies in the heart of the people. Had I known that then I would have become a watchmaker? Not everything we discover is good, but apparently, it takes courage to admit mistakes".

Cover photo by greenpeace.org/russia

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Nuclear Floating Power Plant: Floating Chernobyl

The only nuclear floating power plant in the world has gone up the sea for the first time. The Russian Akademik Lomonosov left St. Petersburg, where it was built. It is towed through the Baltic Sea, around the northern tip of Norway to Murmansk, where the reactors are filled with nuclear fuel. Nuclear Floating Power Plant The Akademik Lomonosov was built in nine years and will be operational this year 2019 off the coast of Chukotka in the far east of Russia. There, the power plant must provide energy to remote factories, port cities, and oil platforms. It will replace two nuclear reactors, which, according to the Russian nuclear power company Rosatom, are technologically outdated. Russian Nuclear Floating Power Plant Makes Its Maiden Voyage Shocking Environmentalists heavily criticize the project. Greenpeace calls it a floating Chernobyl. "Nuclear reactors that float in the Arctic Ocean are a shockingly obvious threat to a fragile environment that is already under enormous pressure from climate change," says Jan Haverkamp, ​​a nuclear expert at the environmental club. The Nuclear Floating Power Plant Is Not Safe At All The atomic lobby deliberately omits the enormous risks of nuclear power plants, says Els de Groen, writer, journalist, and former MEP for the Greens / European Free Alliance. Now that coal, oil, and gas consumption is warming up or shaking the earth, the call for nuclear energy is getting louder. Complete with the old mantra: major accidents, small opportunities. Hydropower, particulate matter, and natural gas production are all much more dangerous than nuclear energy. Chernobyl was the fault of the Russians, and a tsunami hit Fukushima, and the numbers of victims are based on speculation. It is time to put an end to the demagoguery of nuclear lobbyists as emeritus professor Jan Goudriaan. The expertise they carry out does not sink in anything that they conceal. Never do they mention the waste problem and the long-term consequences. During uranium extraction, during reprocessing and decommissioning, large quantities of waste occur that remain highly radioactive for hundreds of years (cesium) to tens of thousands of years (plutonium) and even billions of years (uranium). On that scale, we are one-day flies, although it is with a footprint that no dinosaur can match. ( Recommended:  Nuclear Power: Will It Destroy Or Save The World? ) Experts never tell us that the calculation of 'safe' doses is always based on an average person. The four to ten times greater radiation sensitivity of women, children, and unborn babies is not considered. For the Netherlands, this means that three-fifths of the population may be exposed to unacceptable radiation levels. The annual dose of 1 millisievert experiences a fetus as ten millisieverts or half the annual quantity of a radiological worker! Moreover, the sensitivity of tissues and organs, expressed as a percentage, is cast into a system that does not allow any correction. If we discover tomorrow that our lungs are more sensitive than has always been assumed, then we must lower the sensitivity of another organ, because the sensitivity of all organs must remain 100%. However, this inadequate system is used to calculate the permissible burden on, for example, the bladder and then to decide whether or not to send workers an infected space or to evacuate members of the population or not. Last year, all Dutch people received an iodine tablet in a radius of 100 km. If saturated in time, the thyroid gland, causing the radioactive iodine-131, is no longer absorbed. What experts do not tell you is that there is more to it: strontium, for example, that accumulates in our bones, or plutonium that seeks out the red bone marrow. There are no pills against that. The sensitivity of the thyroid is only a fraction of the total sensitivity. Nuclear Energy Stations Are In 30 Years Gone. In Doel, Tihange, and Borssele, there are power stations of forty years old. There are thousands of cracks in various reactor vessels, so-called hydrogen flakes. This leads to a dilemma: the fuel rods have to be cooled permanently, but the gaps force us to increase the temperature of the emergency cooling water drastically. Nevertheless, power stations remain open. There is no budget for demolition; no premium was paid for accident insurance or the costs of evacuations. No one insurance company dares to run the risks. If a nuclear power plant had four wheels, it would be taken directly from the road. ( Recommended:  Nuclear Waste Storage An Example For The World: Finland ) Why does not that happen? I would like to quote Einstein: "The unchained atomic force has changed everything, except our way of thinking. The solution to that problem lies in the heart of the people. Had I known that then I would have become a watchmaker? Not everything we discover is good, but apparently, it takes courage to admit mistakes". Cover photo by greenpeace.org/russia Recommended:  Are Renewables Green? Who is Afraid Of Thorium? Did you find this an interesting article, or do you have a question or remark? Leave a comment below. We try to respond the same day. Like to write your article about biodegradable products and to compost? Send your writing & scribble with a photo to  [email protected] , and we will write an interesting article based on your input.
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