AP IMPACT: Asia nuclear reactors face tsunami risk (AP) – 1039th Edition

This March 11, 2011 photo made available April 16, 2011 shows the Ling'ao Nuclear Power Plant, one of two nuclear stations in Daya Bay, near Shenzhen in southern China. As China, Taiwan, India and others have frantically built coastal nuclear facilities in recent decades, they have made little use of new science to determine whether these areas are safe, and at least 32 plants in operation or under construction in Asia are at risk of one day being hit by a tsunami, nuclear experts and geologists warn. (AP Photo) CHINA OUTAP – The skeleton of what will soon be one of the world’s biggest nuclear plants is slowly taking shape along China’s southeastern coast — right on the doorstep of Hong Kong’s bustling metropolis. Three other facilities nearby are up and running or under construction.

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