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Saturday, September 15, 2007
US nuclear plant uses rotten wood beams
Ok, I've seen everything in nuclear plants, but this sticks up above the noise. They were using wooden beams in an ucky, wet cooling tower. Can you imagine if an earthquake hit? That's like putting a transformer on quicksand, which I've never heard of....