Jan 11, 2010

If Only We'd Had More Nuclear Plants in Florida

All this horror could have been avoided.

. . . hundreds of manatees and rays are congregating in the warm outflows from nuclear power plants to flee colder waters off shore. . .

The lowly, lethargic manatee is smart enough to find warmth, which is more than can be said for a lot of denizens of Florida. Nuclear plants discharge enough warm water to save the Manatees, apparently. Poor turtles and iguanas and fishies died without the good sense and logistics to plant themselves near a nuclear facility. Manatees are slow, so they have to think ahead, unlike Democrats, and make a solid evolutionary note of where the warm waters are: near the nukes. I think that's reason enough to build more of them.

Manatees. Smarter than Liberals.

Petition your congress-creature today.

4 comments:

julie said...

Hmm - "Like manatees to a nuke plant."
Doesn't quite roll off the tongue, but it's a great visual...

Bob said...

The manatees traditionally head for the springs in Florida, which are warmer than the surrounding waters during the winter months. There's enough springs to keep them all warm without the need for nuclear power plants.

Joan of Argghh! said...

Apparently not, Bob.

However, it was nice in January to go swimming in the Weekie Wachie river, it's normal 74.2 degrees felt positively luxurious in winter time.

mushroom said...

Even the French like nuke plants.

Frankly, having learned what ethanol plants will potentially do to rural aquifers, I'd rather have a nuclear powerplant in my backyard than an ethanol plant.