Bad year for Japan's nukes
- 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.
- An accident at Kerr-McGee Corp. // Newsweek;1/20/1986, 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.
- 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...
- Fallout of Japan's nuclear policy. Gaouette, Nicole // Christian Science Monitor;10/1/99, Vol. 91 Issue 215, p6
Focuses on how despite the nuclear accident, Japan is committed to continue using nuclear power.
- Plutonium missing after Tomsk blast. MacKenzie, Debora; Bastable, Jonathan // New Scientist;4/24/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1870, p5
Reports on an explosion in a nuclear plant in Tomsk, Siberia, on April 6, 1993, where 23 grams of plutonium may have been released to the environment, according the International Atomic Energy Agency. Evacuation of children; Original content of the tank that exploded; Measurements of plutonium...
- Nuclear fault vexes officials, industry. Zegnal, Judit // Budapest Business Journal;4/28/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 20, p1
Reports on the investigation on the causes of the an accident at Hungary's nuclear power plant station Paks Nuclear Power Plant Rt. Damage to the power plant; Search for alternative sources of electricity.
- Misused power. // Budapest Business Journal;4/28/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 20, p17
Focuses on the accident at Paks Nuclear Power Plant in Hungary. Impact on the electric and energy industries; Political and economic ramifications of the incident.
- Murphy's Law: The nuclear corollaries. // World Watch;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p39
Suggests that among the thousands of nuclear accidents that occur each year worldwide, certain recurring patterns have become evident. Doing the right thing, but in the wrong direction; Having the right object, but dropped it; Having the right stuff in the wrong hands; Taking the right route,...
- MELTDOWN AT CHERNOBYL. // Current Events;3/28/2011, Vol. 110 Issue 21, p5
The article features the worst nuclear power plant accident that took place on April 26, 1986 at Chernobyl nuclear power plant and now known as Ukraine.