I like the strong yellow!
Greetings and best light, Tomas
these signs still exists?
Yes, these signs are current. I was glad to see that school bus come along -- both for the color balance, and for the emphasis on the danger the sign warns of. As I drove along these back roads, I spotted these signs in many yards -- this one happens to be on a public spot. Not far from here, but across the state line in Vermont, is an old nuclear power plant of the same design as the one at Fukushima. The US Nuclear Regulatory Agency re-licensed it just three days after the Fukushima earthquake, against the official opposition of the Vermont Legislature and Governor. This area is in Massachusetts and outside the official 10-mile emergency planning zone, but less than 30 miles from the plant, so the signs are placed by local citizens not by the power plant.
A simple but strong statement about the hazards we live with in some places.
No matter how bucolic our setting, there are dangers. Some we can avoid, some we can change, some we can make plans for, some are unknown and we can only react. Often, we have a hard time knowing which is which.
Very beautiful photo!
Best regards, Blagoj
In Aug 2013, a little over a year after this photo, Entergy, the company that owns and operates the Vermont Yankee power plant, announced it plans to close the plant in 2014 because the dropping cost of shale gas makes operating this single unit nuclear plant uneconomical. Entergy asked for 60 years to mothball the plant after decommissioning.
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Photo taken in Leverett, MA, USA
Misplaced? Suggest new location