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If there is even one diesel generator that fails to start heads should roll. They can't say they didn't have time to get prepared.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 27th, 2011 at 01:17:24 PM EST
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At least one nuke plant was shut down before the storm hit New Jersey, Oyster Creek.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Sun Aug 28th, 2011 at 05:36:46 AM EST
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Oldest plant in the US, Exelon-owned. They made a deal with the local pols not to request a 20 year lifetime extension, instead opting for a 10 year one, and in return were promised there would be no bitching and moaning.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Tue Aug 30th, 2011 at 08:46:01 AM EST
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