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  •  It has been debunked (1+ / 0-)
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    Cooling to the reactors had stopped due to a combination of poor design, ensuing operator error, and the fact that the quake broke countless radiation-brittle pipes.  According to TEPCO and witnesses, this all happened well before the tsunami.
    Of course you can't blame the earthquake that this decrepit, ill-designed, proven-unsafe plant was running hot.  No that is the fault of captured government regulators facing powerful monied interests.  Just like the financial meltdown.

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