TITLE

Getting to the core issue

AUTHOR(S)
Coupe, George
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/1/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7651, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that the decommissioning of the fateful Windscale reactor at Sellafield in Great Britain may not be as hazardous a task as experts have always believed. Claim that the assumption that there is a risk of uranium hydride causing a core fire is false, according to United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority head of safety and environment Paul Worthington; Stark reminders at Sellafield of Europe's worst nuclear accident before Chernobyl; Nuclear accident at Windscale in October 1957.
ACCESSION #
13131530

 

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