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Shadow205
09-23-2005, 09:01 AM
http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/09/21/rita.nuclear/

2 Texas reactors built to stand up to Category 5 storm


CNN) -- Officials at a Texas nuclear power plant in the path of Hurricane Rita prepared Wednesday to shut down two reactors.
The South Texas Project plant serving 1 million customers is built on elevated ground in Bay City, 12 miles inland from the Texas coast. It is designed to withstand storm surges from Category 5 hurricanes more at the link


This was always my main worry when living in Florida. I lived within the 10 mile radius of FPL's Nuclear plant on Hutchinson Island.