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Twenty-five years ago today, the world's worst nuclear disaster took place at Chernobyl in Ukraine, leaving 30 people dead and many more exposed to radiation.
It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), Rep. Edward J.
A week of meetings in Kiev show that the Chernobyl cleanup will remain expensive and a hassle for many more years.
In a global online video address published today Maria Sharapova expresses her solidarity with those affected by the Chernobyl disaster New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 In a global online video address published today in advance of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova expresses her solidarity with hundreds of thousands of people who were uprooted from their homes surrounding the site. Sharapova has been a Goodwill Ambassador for the...
KYIV, Ukraine, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych together with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Director of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano visited Chornobyl nuclear power plant and examined the exact model of its 4th reactor in its current state. Ban Ki-moon thanked Viktor Yanukovych for making such a far-sighted decision to host a nuclear energy Summit in Ukraine.
KYIV, Ukraine, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prime Minister of France Francois Fillon invited Ukraine to participate in the next meeting of G20 on nuclear security issues, scheduled for May 2011 in Paris.
Japanese authorities have raised the nuclear crisis rating to the highest level of seven.
STURTEVANT, Wis., April 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two 70Z-Meter concrete boom pumps - the world's largest - departed this morning from Los Angeles International Airport and Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport and are headed for Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant to help contain the damaged nuclear reactors there.
STURTEVANT, Wis., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Wisconsin company is part of a global effort to help contain Japan's damaged nuclear reactors.
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.