Don’t you just hate it when the peons won’t back up your bullshit, Creepy Steve? Emphasis gleefully added.
The federal government received correspondence detailing the problems at the Chalk River, Ont., nuclear reactor days before officials acknowledged the crisis, documents obtained by the CBC show.
The weeks-long closure of the facility caused a worldwide shortage of medical isotopes used in tests for cancers, heart conditions and fractures.
A spot check on Nov. 19 prompted the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to order the reactor in eastern Ontario shut down because no emergency power was hooked up for the cooling pumps, a potential hazard during emergencies such as earthquakes.
While Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn said he didn't know about the issue until two weeks later, on Dec. 3, CBC News has learned that an e-mail was sent to Lunn's office on Nov. 29 detailing the problems.
"They're called significant development reports. The purpose of these reports is to indicate something significant has occurred," said Barclay Howden, who signed the document for the safety commission.
I realize that the average kool-aid drinking Blogging Tory is a mindless, talking-point spewing fucktard, but who knew the stupidity reaches all the way to the top of the CPC shitpile?
Actually, I did ... and CC, and PSA, and anyone who reads this blog, or has an actual functioning brain, or opposable thumbs ... well, you get the idea.