LaSalle County nuclear plant went off...

LaSalle County nuclear plant went offline after lightning strike

There are 1 comment on the Daily Chronicle story from Apr 18, 2013, titled LaSalle County nuclear plant went offline after lightning strike. In it, Daily Chronicle reports that:

MARSEILLES – The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a lightning strike knocked out power to a northern Illinois nuclear plant for several hours Wednesday night, but emergency generators kicked in to keep the site running.

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Steven Groves

Denver, CO

#1 Apr 19, 2013
Whoa - close call there, but not at all necessary in this day and age when technology exists to minimize or even avoid a strike like this.

A company that has been around for 40 years has patented technology that prevents this kind of occurrence. Check out

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