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How far is ‘safe’ when it comes to nukes? by Chuck Baclagon

I believe that one reason why the powers that be in the government and the energy sector are all keen on pushing for the revival the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is partly because of the fact that we all have come to believe that Bataan is too far off from Manila, for it to affect us in the event of a nuclear accident.

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April, 23 years ago… by Chuck Baclagon
April 26, 2009, 10:41 am
Filed under: End the nuclear age | Tags: , , ,

From Nuclear Reaction
It is April 25th 1986

Technicians at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine are ordered to test the safety emergency reactor core cooling system on the Number 4 reactor. The test is delayed during the day. The night shift operators arrive at midnight but are unprepared to carry out the test.

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Heroism by Chuck Baclagon
April 6, 2009, 6:23 am
Filed under: End the nuclear age, Greenpeace | Tags: , , , ,

A Greenpeace volunteer engage the youth in signing up as cyberactivists at the launched of the comic book "Nuclear Meltdown" last April 03 on the first day of Ozine Fest one of the biggest anime convention in the country.

18 years ago I bought a DC Comic book with a storyline entitled: Armageddon 2001, which is basically about a nasty villain named Monarch who was an oppressive tyrant from a bleak, dystopian Earth fifty years in the future. Unhappy with his rule, a particular scientist named Matthew Ryder, an expert on temporal studies,  was convinced he could use his technology to travel back in time and prevent the maniacal ruler from ever coming to power. He learned that forty years ago, one of Earth’s heroes would eventually turn evil and become Monarch, and ten years from that he would conquer the world.

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