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‘Tornado Alley’ Nuclear Reactor Not Fully Twister-Proof | The AP via Common Dreams

WASHINGTON — The closest nuclear power plant to tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo., was singled out weeks before the storm for being vulnerable to twisters.

Inspections triggered by Japan’s nuclear crisis found that some emergency equipment and storage sites at the Wolf Creek nuclear plant in southeastern Kansas might not survive a tornado.

Read more here: ‘Tornado Alley’ Nuclear Reactor Not Fully Twister-Proof | Common Dreams.

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