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Israel's Nuclear Reactor At Dimona Can Withstand Very Strong Earthquakes

March 29th, 2005 on IsraCast.com


Dimona Reactor

Knesset Member Yuval Steinitz, the chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense committee, says Israel's Dimona reactor is very safe and can withstand very strong earthquakes. In an interview with IsraCast’s David Essing, Steinitz said these were the conclusions of a special team that he lead to Dimona which included experts on geology and earthquakes. Steinitz went on to say that the Dimona reactor is much safer today than it was in the 60's, 70's and 80's because most of its systems were replaced with more modern systems. The Committee chairman added: ‘we know more and we are more experienced today. Dimona is not an old reactor now but actually a new nuclear reactor.’


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