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Hurricane Harvey Headed For Area With Significant Oil, Natural Gas Infrastructure and STP Nuclear Power Station

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The EIA failed to mention the South Texas Nuclear Power station and it was necessary to go to the bottom of layers-legends choices to find the nuclear power icon. It is the purple and white icon. Below is a screenshot. The interactive map is here: https://www.eia.gov/special/disruptions/ Most likely the South Texas Project Nuclear Power Station will have to use backup generators subsequent to power outages, which are almost certain. Torrential rains could lead to nearby dam failure of the nuclear reactor cooling reservoir. The impacts on the oil and gas industry should act as a reminder of one more reason that it is better to depend upon decentralized renewable energy.

AUGUST 25, 2017
Hurricane Harvey headed for area with significant oil, natural gas infrastructure
Hurricane Harvey strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane Thursday afternoon and is currently forecast to make landfall over southeast Texas later today or early Saturday…

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August 25, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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