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Iran nuclear plant operating at low level: reports
| Tue May 10, 2011 7:10am EDT
| Steve Gutterman; Editing by Michael Roddy
Posted on 05/10/2011 4:48:46 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
(Reuters) - Iran's Bushehr nuclear power station has begun operating at a low level in a crucial step toward bringing it online, the Russian company that built the plant said on Tuesday.
The reactor near the Persian Gulf was brought to the "minimum controllable level of power" on Sunday, state-run RIA reported, citing the state company Atomstroyexport.
(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: atomstroyexport; bushehr; iran; nuclearpower; nukes
Short article, short excerpt. It's a big step if the plant is actually critical.
posted on 05/10/2011 4:48:53 AM PDT
I wonder if there is a worm/virus in the plants OS?
posted on 05/10/2011 5:08:52 AM PDT
(Going Galt as fast as I can.)
The plant was shut down earlier and fuel changed out after a short time due to “fuel contamination concerns”. Could removing fuel after a short running time be a hint of plutonium production?
posted on 05/10/2011 5:15:54 AM PDT
by Fred Hayek
(All Hail the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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