TITLE

Chernobyl's lingering legacy

AUTHOR(S)
Lord, Lewis
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/25/94, Vol. 116 Issue 16, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the lingering effects from Chernobyl--the worst nuclear disaster ever. Radioactive cesium dust dumped on British uplands; Inability of farmers to move or sell sheep without a permit, eight years after the disaster; Conversation with Meirion Pritchard, a 62-year-old sheep farmer.
ACCESSION #
9404197570

 

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