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We will never forget Fukashima. The powerplant in Japan opened all of our eyes to the fact that we are managing nuclear power and it has a tremendous ability to fall apart in ways that crush whole environments. This is something that we really need to take into account. We have 99 active nuclear powerplants on American soil. That means we have 99 chances of totally wrecking the regions all over the nation.
This article offers up a very interesting thing to consider. Can a nuclear plant shutdown safely after an EMP. If this is not the case then we have a whole new slew of problems to deal with. Can you imagine not only trying to survive an EMP but also dodging nuclear wastelands that are actively pumping out more radiation from overheating fuel sources? This article will speak to that reality.