[ExI] Fukushima now officially an emergency

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 14:57:26 UTC 2013

On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:49 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought it might be interesting to see how Fukushima compares with the
> number of deaths directly associated with some non-nuclear power plant
> accidents. I am not counting long term effects that cause deaths by
> pollution or global warming that everybody is so worried about:
> In 1975 the Shimantan/Banqiao hydroelectric Dam in China failed and killed
> 171,000 people.
> In 1979 the Morvi hydroelectric Dam in India failed and killed 1500 people,
> In 1998 a oil pipeline in Nigeria exploded and killed 1078 people.
> In 1907 the Monongah Coal Mine in West Virginia exploded and killed 500
> people.
> In 1944 a liquified natural gas factory exploded in Cleveland Ohio and
> killed 130 people.
> In 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant melted down and killed nobody.

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