Waxman likens Japan disaster to Chernobyl

Fabian, Jordan
March 2011
Hill;3/17/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 37, p18
The article reports on the belief of California Representative Henry Waxman that the nuclear crisis in 2011 in Japan is similar to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine.


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