French reprocessing facility had been cited earlier this year for safety violations

Talk about burying the lead! This was the tenth paragraph of the Wall Street Journal’s article on the explosion this morning at a French reprocessing site:

In 2011 France’s nuclear safety regulator issued a warning over safety measures at the waste treatment site and said the incinerator’s fire detectors failed to function correctly.

Link: http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20110912-709006.html

 

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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