Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation: Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors

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Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once again after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had in place a solid containment structure to reduce the spread of radiation in the event of a worst-case scenario; Chernobyl did not. These two incidents highlight the importance of such safety measures, which were critically lacking in an entire class of Soviet-designed reactors. This book examines why five countries ...

Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation: Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138282360

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Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation: Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138018501

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