The Hiroshima Syndrome’s Fukushima Commentary is proudly hosting this week’s edition of the Carnival of Nuclear Bloggers. We have postings by Dr. Jim Conca, Dan Yurman, Gail Marcus, Meredith Angwin, and Leslie Corrice.

Here’s the Fact or Fiction (?) quiz for this week… The second-largest nuclear power station in the world is located on Lake Huron.

Now…for this week’s Blogs. To read the full articles, please click on the individual links. Blog topics for this edition include… Israel’s flirtation with a weapon of mass destruction, France’s nuclear fleet approaches a crossroads, the hidden danger of fact-resistant people, antinuclear reports that contain easily-corrected errors, and the Associated Press’ latest use of FUD.

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From Dr. Jim Conca of Forbes Magazine – (2)

Israel Experiments With A Weapon Of Mass Disruption


Pope Francis Talks Climate Change, Shocks Religious Right

From Dan Yurman’s Neutron Bytes

France’s nuclear destiny depends on rescuing Areva

From Dr. Gail Marcus’ Nuke Power Talk

The Hidden Danger

From Meredith Angwin’s Northwest Clean Energy and Yes Vermont Yankee

Northwest Clean Energy

How to be an “Errorist”

Yes Vermont Yankee

There is an emergency plan (Guest post by Howard Shaffer)

From the Leslie Corrice’s Fukushima Commentary

Fukushima Uncertainty and Doubt Reign Supreme with the Associated Press

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Fact or Fiction (?) quiz answer – Fact.

The Bruce Station on Lake Huron is the second largest nuclear power station on Earth. It is located on a 2,300 acre site and has a maximum total electrical capacity of more than 6,300 Megawatts. Bruce Station provides more than 40% of the electricity used in Ontario. The largest nuclear station in the world is Kashiwazaki-Kariwa in Japan, with a total electrical capacity of over 7,900 MWe. Kashiwazaki-Kariwa is currently idled due to Japan’s nation-wide nuclear moratorium.