TITLE

Fukushima and Risk Analysis

AUTHOR(S)
BEASLEY, RON
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;10/9/2013, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the challenges in analyzing the intensity of risk associated with Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, which is the worst nuclear power plant disaster in the world. The building of the power plant which was damaged by the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, has put it in a dilapidated condition, and the exposure of fuel rods to air could begin a reaction that might release harmful radioactive cloud.
ACCESSION #
91107320

 

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