Fallout of Japan's nuclear policy
- An unsafe nuclear plant in E. Europe appears unclosable. Woodard, Colin // Christian Science Monitor;12/6/96, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p6
Reports on concerns over the safety of Kozloduy, the home of one of the world's most notoriously unsafe nuclear power-plants in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. Number of mishaps faced by Kozloduy since 1974; Closure of Kozloduy recommended by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- Nuclear emergencies: Who should know? Barker, F. // New Scientist;2/29/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1810, p10
Examines the European Commission's directive 89/618 EURATOM which reviews measures to protect the public in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 and how Britain has implemented it. Key issue is identifying the people likely to be affected; Britain's proposal that advance...
- Measures taken, new sources sought after Paks incident. Zegnal, Judit // Budapest Business Journal;5/5/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p4
Reports on developments following the accident at the Paks Nuclear Power Plant in Hungary. Removal of damaged fuel rods; Container cleaning; requirement for Paks Nuclear to submit a report to the Hungarian Atomic Energy Office about the cause of the accident.
- Keeping high-tech machines at low risk. Spots, Peter N. // Christian Science Monitor;4/17/96, Vol. 88 Issue 99, p10
Reports on the risks of nuclear plant accidents. Nuclear accidents in the United States; Concerns on the growth of nuclear plants in Asia; Public opposition against nuclear plants.
- An accident at Kerr-McGee Corp. // Newsweek;1/20/86, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p23
An accident at the Kerr-McGee Corp.'s Sequoyah nuclear facility near Gore, Okla., killed one worker, injured 8, and sent a cloud of toxic vapor downwind. The plant was relicensed last Sep., even though the NRC cited a history of 15 minor violations.
- Radiation alert. // New Scientist;9/19/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1839, p10
Reveals that Finland will soon have its own satellite links to three nuclear power stations in Russia and Lithuania to warn the country of nuclear accidents. Finnish Centre for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (CRNS) will install its own monitoring systems at the plants; Where the plants are...
- Fatal blast at `retired' reactor. Patel, Tara // New Scientist;4/23/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1922, p9
Reports on an accident at a fast reactor at Cadarache in southern France. Dangers of decommissioning reactors cooled by liquid sodium; Contamination by radiation; French Atomic Energy Commission's (CEA) use of DESORA process in neutralizing the coolant; Other nuclear power plants slated for...
- Near melt-down revealed in UK. G.S. // Earth Island Journal;Winter95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p11
Reports on an accident at the Reactor 1 at the Wylfa nuclear power station on the island of Anglesey in North Wales that nearly caused a melt-down. How the accident happened; Court evidence concerning Nuclear Electric.
- Another nuke snafu, another cover-up. G.S. // Earth Island Journal;Summer97, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p20
Reports on a nuclear accident in Tokyo, Japan on March 11, 1997. Other nuclear accidents that have occurred in Japan; Extent of damage of accidents; Impact of the accidents.