[PLUG-TALK] Letter to Oregonian
keithl at kl-ic.com
Sat Mar 19 15:08:43 PDT 2011
----- Forwarded message from Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> -----
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 15:07:55 -0700
To: letters at oregonian.com
On March 19, the Oregonian disparaged a TEPCO press release
about Fukushima Daini (number two) power station, which said
that all four reactors at that plant are cold and under control.
They are. The six reactor Fukushima Daiichi (number one) power
station is the one with troubles. These two different power
stations are 11 kilometers apart.
Tokyo Electric Power operates 17 reactors at three power
stations. They are scrambling to provide power for millions,
while rebuilding their system. Spoonfeeding basic science
to gaijin editors is not a high priority. Saving lives is.
It is ridiculous that the news is filtered by those who don't
understand geography, science, engineering, or apparently, reading.
Diligent readers should go to mitnse.com, wikipedia.org, or
straight to www.tepco.co.jp/en/index-e.html , to get the facts
from people who did not sleep through their science classes.
Keith Lofstrom keithl at keithl.com Voice (503)-520-1993
KLIC --- Keith Lofstrom Integrated Circuits --- "Your Ideas in Silicon"
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