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Attack At U.S. Nuclear Plant? Multiple Shots Fired At Security Officer
ENE News ^ | April 21, 2013

Posted on 04/21/2013 11:52:55 AM PDT by Strategy

WATE: Authorities are investigating after a security guard was fired upon at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant. It happened around 2 a.m. today on the TVA property near the Tennessee River about a quarter mile from the plant's protected area. Officials say the security officer was patrolling the area when he was shot at, he returned fire and was uninjured. The shooting lead the Watts Bar plant staff to declare an unusual event, which is the lowest of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's four emergency classifications. The FBI will also be sending a team. A suspect has not been found.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: knoxvill; knoxville; nuclearplant; nuclearplantshooting; shooting; tva; wattsbar
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1 posted on 04/21/2013 11:52:55 AM PDT by Strategy
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To: Strategy

Damn security officer best stay away from my marijuana plants.


2 posted on 04/21/2013 11:54:20 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Strategy

The liberal lefties are already hoping it’s “a white guy”.


3 posted on 04/21/2013 11:54:56 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The Amnesty Bill - 800 pages filled with 400 waivers and exemptions for illegal aliens.)
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To: Strategy

Hey let’s AMMESTY 12 million of these guys..!

AND take away our guns...!

KAY?


4 posted on 04/21/2013 11:55:30 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yes, and they sincerely hope he has a registered gun.


5 posted on 04/21/2013 11:57:23 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Strategy

Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant is located in Rhea County, Tennessee, near Spring City, between the cities of Chattanooga and Knoxville.


6 posted on 04/21/2013 12:01:20 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Strategy

TN... Must be some whitey out celebrating Hitler’s birthday.


7 posted on 04/21/2013 12:04:36 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: stanne

Hmm? Is there registration in TN? I know you may have stated that tongue in cheek. BTW. Did any of the employees at the plant have to undergo inter-galactic background checks in order to work there? I’m thinkin’ more than king hussein ever had to go through. And yet, he’s the king. Weird huh?


8 posted on 04/21/2013 12:05:27 PM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: Strategy

There was a story in a local paper a few years back about some Russians trying to break into a plant in Georgia (USA). The feds showed up and took custody of them. The story never had a follow up.


9 posted on 04/21/2013 12:06:01 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: Strategy
Probe or recon of the area and they got caught at it?
10 posted on 04/21/2013 12:06:46 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Trying to find out if security is armed and will fire back.


11 posted on 04/21/2013 12:09:19 PM PDT by Flint
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To: rktman

Hussein couldn’t enlist as an Army private looking for KP duty trying to get out of jail time.


12 posted on 04/21/2013 12:10:09 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Pan_Yan

I found this - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2588664/posts


13 posted on 04/21/2013 12:11:16 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Strategy

Tennessee? Probably grandpa out squirrel hunting, crapped his trousers and ran when shots started coming thru the woods.


14 posted on 04/21/2013 12:13:16 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Flint
Could be, a nuke plant is an odd place to be messing around at and firing on a guard.
15 posted on 04/21/2013 12:16:25 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: thesearethetimes...

Wow, thx.


16 posted on 04/21/2013 12:17:13 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: thesearethetimes...

...Especially, since you and another are the only ones posting anything informative.


17 posted on 04/21/2013 12:18:41 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Strategy

Must be one of those Tea Party nuts /sarc


18 posted on 04/21/2013 12:19:40 PM PDT by Purrcival (Four more years of OBAMA??????????? I hope this country can survive.)
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To: Strategy

Dry run to see what the reaction is.


19 posted on 04/21/2013 12:19:59 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not indicate whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Purrcival

Yea, you about 10 other people already posted the same sarcastic comment.


20 posted on 04/21/2013 12:20:34 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Strategy

Tennessee moonshiner protecting his still?


21 posted on 04/21/2013 12:20:56 PM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: Strategy

Haven’t I read the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant is THE most secure plant in America? Can’t get closer than 2 miles from there.

Or am I thinking of another plant in Tennessee?


22 posted on 04/21/2013 12:23:12 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SampleMan; Revolting cat!

Some commie rat bastard celebrating May Day a little early. It “is” the holiday season, y’know.


23 posted on 04/21/2013 12:23:19 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: 353FMG

Re dry run: even the Boston bombings could be a dry run to see how the cameras get the patsy kids they convinced to do the deed. Terrorists sure know a lot more about surveillance than they did one week ago.


24 posted on 04/21/2013 12:23:50 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: gaijin

What could possibly go wrong with that great plan? Heh.


25 posted on 04/21/2013 12:24:55 PM PDT by carriage_hill (No one can go back and make a new start, but anyone can start from now, and make a new ending.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Answering my own question. It’s the Oak Ridge plant I was thinking of.


26 posted on 04/21/2013 12:25:41 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Thx


27 posted on 04/21/2013 12:26:00 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: deweyfrank

Mmmmm, the ghost of popcorn


28 posted on 04/21/2013 12:26:38 PM PDT by phockthis (http://www.supremelaw.org/fedzone11/index.htm ...)
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To: deweyfrank

That’s what I was thinking. Now he’s gonna have to move it!


29 posted on 04/21/2013 12:26:54 PM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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To: Strategy

Whenever there is an “unusual event” at a nuke plant, other nuke plants in the US get very tense.

I once had the opportunity to meet the guy in charge of security at a natural gas powered plant. A Vietnam veteran, he was not the kind of guy it would be wise to try to sneak up on and surprise. He had a hand picked security detail, and a bunch of really expensive special weapons as needed.


30 posted on 04/21/2013 12:27:37 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: phockthis
LOL...Good ol Popcorn. RIP
31 posted on 04/21/2013 12:28:48 PM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: Flint

My brother works at a nuclear plant. After 911, security was beefed up A LOT. I’m not going to say anything more on the subject.


32 posted on 04/21/2013 12:28:55 PM PDT by matt1234 (The NRA: Redefining "Too big to fail.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer
The liberal lefties are already hoping it’s “a white guy”.

Correction: Christian middle class middle aged white guy. Anyone notice how the press expressed more outrage and hatred toward Zimmerman?

33 posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:23 PM PDT by GOPJ (The screed of so-called journalists: 'If it doesn't fit, you must omit.' - - freeper Vigilanteman)
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To: Fitzy_888

             

34 posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:30 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

>>I once had the opportunity to meet the guy in charge of security at a natural gas powered plant. A Vietnam veteran, he was not the kind of guy it would be wise to try to sneak up on and surprise. He had a hand picked security detail, and a bunch of really expensive special weapons as needed.

Really? I’ve been inside a lot of non-nuclear power plants and the security is always just a notch above Barney Fife.


35 posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:38 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: stanne

LOL! Hard to say since we know ABSOLUTELY nothing about him other than what they “feed” to us. Sadly a lot of sheeple suck it right up.


36 posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:39 PM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: FlingWingFlyer

In this case it might very well be a white guy with an econut background...

But either way...any way...it looks like someone is trying to provoke us...real bad...


37 posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:44 PM PDT by EBH (Warning this person is a Catholic, Tea Party Patriot, and owns a copy of Atlas Shurgged)
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To: Strategy

The should be video ....?


38 posted on 04/21/2013 12:33:28 PM PDT by EBH (Warning this person is a Catholic, Tea Party Patriot, and owns a copy of Atlas Shurgged)
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To: EBH

“But either way...any way...it looks like someone is trying to provoke us...real bad...”

They’ve been trying to for years, but it’s ramped up dramatically in the last week.


39 posted on 04/21/2013 12:33:35 PM PDT by Califreak (11/6/12 The Day America Divided By Zero)
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To: Joe Boucher
Damn security officer best stay away from my marijuana plants.

That or someone was poaching.

40 posted on 04/21/2013 12:34:47 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: thesearethetimes...

For later. Thanks.


41 posted on 04/21/2013 12:35:42 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: SampleMan
TN... Must be some whitey out celebrating Hitler’s birthday.

Called the relayshuns down'ereabouts, Sleepin', Smokin', Eatin', Lovin', Rockin', Runnin', Sunnin' an' Gunnin'---leastways every son with a phone.

Twarn't none o' they.

42 posted on 04/21/2013 12:36:20 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: gaijin

SOUNDS DUCKY! I can hardly wait to visit the US next year and look for survivors among my family and friends.


43 posted on 04/21/2013 12:45:06 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Strategy

I have fished many-a day at Watts Bar Lake. One of my favorite places on earth. I love Spring City. It is very rural and very conservative. The Scopes trial was held not to far away. Interesting that the Tenn River is navigable from there to the Miss River.( I know too lazy to spell !!! )


44 posted on 04/21/2013 12:45:06 PM PDT by Howe_D_Dewty
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To: phockthis
ol'popcorn was smart enough NOT to build anywhere near a power plant...
45 posted on 04/21/2013 12:45:31 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Strategy

Enviro fascists are probing. Imagine them setting a nuclear plant to go critical.


46 posted on 04/21/2013 12:47:02 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Strategy

Interesting timing

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2013/04/tmi_drill_terrorist_attack_thr.html


47 posted on 04/21/2013 12:47:37 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Strategy

Odds are that it was some midnight hunter that strayed a bit too close to the plant. Return fire sent him running.


48 posted on 04/21/2013 12:48:24 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

‘Overload the system’

It works on security infrastructure, too. Every kind, human psyche, financial...

We are under Attack.


49 posted on 04/21/2013 12:50:28 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: Strategy

Just so y’all know, there are armed personnel ALL OVER inside the plant proper, and they have some really big weapons available. These guys are semi-military.

I spent the good part of a day in a nuke last year - very secure. They even had pill boxes on the roof.

The guy was lucky that all he got was return fire from a sidearm.


50 posted on 04/21/2013 12:53:18 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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