We were talking about radiation, which generates an enormous amount of fear. This was unknown and so there were no plans for that.
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Nobody could tell us or really had a very good idea, if there were a massive release of radiation, what kind of medical treatment people were going to need and this or that, or, indeed, whether there would be medical personnel around.
And I remember walking in there and, I must say, I was quite unnerved the closer I got to it.
None of us knew what this power plant looked like. We had no schematic drawing.
You're feeling the responsibility for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people on your shoulder in a way that I couldn't feel as lieutenant governor.
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