TITLE

Paying Chernobyl to go away

AUTHOR(S)
Greek, Dinah
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Professional Engineering;09/03/97, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on financial issues involved in international efforts to completely shut down the Chernobyl nuclear power station in Ukraine. Agreement among G7 countries to launch the Shelter Implementation Program to stabilize the containment structure put over the power station's number four reactor; Ukraine's use of virtual reality to study some of the tasks needed to repair and dismantle the damaged reactor.
ACCESSION #
9710072711

 

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