This is not one of the newer plants, it is GE designed and built here in 1971. It contains some of the more dangerous radioactive material inside. If there is an explosion of radioactive material (of which the likelihood I don't know), some experts have said it would make the tsunami look like an entree (a near direct quote).

Lea, I had not checked my alternate email (careless of me).

I probably shouldn't be going thru these scenarios, but I am not sure how far they are from worst case scenarios. I read up a few days ago on last ditch measures, like some kind of huge cover they can cover it up with. I hear very little talk about what they are going to do if they can't get the fuel rods submerged in water.
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