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    Default definite article with power plant or facility

    If I talked about the crisis at Fukushima power plant I would use it without the article, whereas I would use the article if I said something like at the Fukushima nuclear facility. I would very much like to hear advice from you.

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    Default Re: definite article with power plant or facility

    I would use "the" in both cases. Why would you omit it from your first sentence? What do you see as the difference ?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: definite article with power plant or facility

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I would use "the" in both cases. Why would you omit it from your first sentence? What do you see as the difference ?
    I thougth it was the same as at Schipol airport. I don't know what you call the running line below on the screen of a TVset when you watch a programme, it must have been for "that running line". Sometimes they leave things out as in newspapers.

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