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Monticello, Minn. nuclear plant workers speak about Japan nuclear disaster

Published 03/11/2012, Pioneer Press/ MCT

One year after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, Minnesotans wonder, "What if it happened here?" Workers at Xcel Energy's Monticello nuclear power plant northwest of the Twin Cities, almost a carbon copy of the ones at Fukushima that melted down, don't have to wonder what such a disaster would be like. They've been through repeated simulations of it.

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