p.s. on Aug.6/13: Listen here to Fairewinds Associates Arnie Gundersen share his remarks at the Pickering relicencing hearing. Theme? 40 years & 1 bad day. <from the Pickering nuclear hearing>
The most important lesson of Fukushima was that before the accident, “There was an implicit assumption that such a severe accident could not happen, and thus insufficient attention was paid to such an accident by authorities.” -- Toshimitsu Homma of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, speaking recently at an international conference on Emergency Management held in Ottawa in April 2013.
The same situation prevails here in Ontario!