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The thread on the Japan reactor disaster is full of comments slamming the Japanese government for covering up/limiting news, yet here its being touted as a good thing!

Awesome!
I don't think covering up the news is good, no...

I don't think keeping the public unaware of "Possible" dangers is good either, not in the least..

At least give the people the sense that, they need to be attentive & plan ahead should things turn awry...

I'm sure the Airlines could use the sudden boost in sales..
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Looks like the flooding is coming to KC.. MEH!
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Wow, Cooper made the news!

I live about an hour east of that plant, nobody here even knows it exists. The flooding is crazy, we drove to Brownville, Nebraska (near the plant) a few days ago to check it out and you couldn't really go anywhere once you get off the 136 bridge. Then we went up to Hamburg (which has been in the news a lot) and it was business as usual there, though the interstate was closed.

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Just talked to my good friend whose dad is a security guard at Cooper. They're still operational, but they're housing people there since it's hard to travel. It took him two and a half hours to get there and he only lives about thirty miles away! He is getting tons of overtime pay though.
Edited by mott555 - 6/22/11 at 3:46pm
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Its not bad. I have had some nice windsheild time driving up to missouri valley, IA almost every day to do what I do. Dont live in a floodplain if you dont want to move.
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yeah the maintenence is normal, they do every few years, nothing to be worried about, if i die, ill just let you guys know
I just want to let you know... I'VE ALWAYS LOVED YOU!!!

(sarcasm ofc, but stay safe bud)
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I am a pilot somthing is up theres is a no fly NOTAM still over the plant due to Hazards. If this was so cut and dry it would have been lifted by now. Lol a no fly for flood operations in that small of area its weird.

Any news from your buddy that works there?

http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_1_6523.html
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Still nothing on BBC news: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world/us_and_canada/

If it where serious in anyway I cant imagine there not being anything on BBC News
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Not saying it is. Just weird that is the only area that is no fly when theres flooding and berms for miles. Prob just procedure.
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