July 2011
Popular Mechanics;Jul2011, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p89
The article compares the approaches to nuclear power of the U.S. and Japan during a natural disaster. It is stated that multiple reactors are typically possessed by Japanese plants while fewer nuclear reactors exists at the U.S. power plants. Stacks that release the gas outside the building are possessed by the U.S. reactors.


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