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A comprehensive introduction to the development of the infrastructure for a nuclear power programme, including the important roles of nuclear safety, radiation protection, and emergency planning and response, was the theme of a one-month IAEA training course that concluded last week in Japan.
Vladimir Asmolov, Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Council number 1 of Rosatom in the field of nuclear power plants, told IANS that had Japan followed the principles based on global experience of nuclear power development, the accident at Fukushima plant in Japan on March 11, 2011 could ...

Metsamor entered service in 1976, and was shut down after a massive earthquake in 1988 - the epicenter of which was about 100 kilometers (62.1 miles) from the power plant - raised fears that another earthquake could cause a nuclear accident. But in 1993, newly independent Armenia, impoverished ...
It has yet to deliver on early proponents' promise that it would be "too cheap to meter," and disastrous accidents like the ones at Chernobyl in 1986 and Fukushima in 2011 have made it unpopular. The social and medical effects of nuclear-power accidents have been devastating, and the long-term health ...

A review of Japanese energy usage by the International Energy Agency (IEA) found the Fukushima disaster had "dominated" Japanese energy policy in recent years. "One consequence of the accident was a gradual shutdown of all nuclear power plants, which has led to a significant rise in fossil fuels use, ...
There is a long catalog of near-disastrous accidents with nuclear weapons. ... Movements against nuclear power and nuclear weapons have a ...
... Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at the center of the dispute," ... ago concluded that the Fukushima nuclear accident was caused by ...
The 1986 disaster remains the world's worst nuclear accident. It caused 56 direct deaths, but estimates suggest the toll could be as high as ...
... into a potential cover-up of a nuclear accident after Russia's nuclear ... unreported accidents or reportable events on any of its nuclear sites.
Among the 61 nuclear power plants operating in the U.S., more than half have reactors that ... At least seven of the 35 documented accidents since 2007 involved ... sitting on plant property at least five years after the accident.
The accident caused three of the facility's six nuclear reactors to melt ... nuclear power arm, according to a report from the New York Times.
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Japan -- Four engineers .... Six and a half years after the accident spewed radiation over ...
"Countries will look at the accident statistics and figure out that human drivers are causing 99.9 percent of the accidents." .... safe, but a single accident can affect generations -- and so Germany is phasing out nuclear power.
Post-Fukushima accident, such realities gave a spurt to shunning nuclear power generation and motivated several countries to seriously ...
... government decided to phase out nuclear power in reaction to the accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011.

File Photo: The Bataan nuclear power plant in Bagac is surrounded by wide roads and an elevated landscape to mitigate nuclear accidents.
In the course of the new accident, one of the power units of the nuclear power plant was ... Ukrainian nuclear power plants are not going through their best ... been associated with various accidents and scandals - its fuel has ...
workers at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have installed a device to remove nuclear fuel from a meltdown-hit reactor ...
Background: The Indian civilian nuclear power program is ultimately ... Out of 54 nuclear reactors operating in Japan before the accident, ...
Turning to energy, he said nuclear power was likely to make a ... from the Fukushima Daiichi accident in 2011 had now been incorporated into ...
... of decarbonising our society, there is no mention of nuclear power. ... an alternative independent power supply in the event of an accident.
The emergence of new nuclear power plants has also been ... Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident have been proof of the ...
... in Harmarville, Sola Talabi is setting the stage for a nuclear accident. ... the emergency zone around a traditional nuclear power plant like ...
... Likely From Russian Nuclear Plant Accident Deemed 'Harmless' ... no need for nuclear power, so why do we allow these accidents to keep ...
"As we look at the future of nuclear power and the issue of climate change, ... power technologies such as accident High Temperature Reactors, ...
... of nuclear reactors could help reduce accidents as well as maintenance costs, researchers report. "Regular inspection of nuclear power plant ...
Yet the real worry with North Korea becoming a nuclear power is one ... the risk of a North Korean nuclear war than about a nuclear accident. ... sailing submarines, or moving missiles--the more likely accidents are to occur.
That's why if there will be an accident, it will affect the entire nuclear power industry and Russia in particular, because many countries will ...
"Accidents happen when coolants are not circulating properly and there is ... was referring to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident.
Over the last 24 hours, road accidents due to low visibility claimed six lives, ... A multi-vehicle accident on M2 motorway -- near Sargodha section and ... The Chashma nuclear power plants which - according to the Atomic ...
On the other hand, in South Korea, which relies on nuclear power for ... of the Chernobyl accident, look at how nuclear plant accidents affect the ...
He made persuasive arguments in favour of nuclear power, ... of power generated caused by nuclear accidents in countries such as Japan ...
If an accident happened in one of the nuclear power plants in Ulsan, ... be far more critical than accidents involving other sources of electricity ...
nuclear power plant safety systems are designed to mitigate a range of ... accidents with increased attention to severe accident computational ...
"We saw the Democratic party of Japan's poor handling of the nuclear accident" at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011, ...
British Army explosive experts have been called to Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant after a "chemical incident" at the site. Staff had been ...
The fact that nuclear is never safe also means that any new nuclear power station will increase the risk of a catastrophic nuclear accident ...
During the first half of 2017, Ukraine's nuclear power plants produced more ... In addition to the threat of a nuclear accident, the faulty fuel assemblies .... for example, most nuclear energy accidents and incidents have not been ...
While safety systems and good training help prevent accidents, the complexity of such systems ... Proponents of nuclear power in SA regularly inform the media that nobody has died from the nuclear accident in Fukushima.
The court case was not, in fact, about building nuclear power stations but ... the risk of a catastrophic nuclear accident occurring in South Africa.
The disastrous effects of the Fukushima nuclear accident in March ... For a country that relied heavily on nuclear power before, the effects of that ...
... and the electric utility that operated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant must pay ... In a statement, Tepco apologized for the accident.
The nuclear power plants around us are "The Sword of Damocles" over our heads. ... the fuel is no longer cooled and a nuclear accident begins: massive ... in risk of nuclear accidents and have poorly protected pools: this is a ...
... of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to pay 500m ... the world's worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl 25 years earlier.
In fact, global use of nuclear power continues to grow, despite the Fukushima Daiichi accident in Japan six years ago. ... international response to the most serious accidents at nuclear power plants - at Chernobyl in 1986 and ...
nuclear power produces less carbon than fossil fuels. ... There was a belief in Japan that a serious nuclear accident would not happen.
... at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant--from being able to cool off. ... ultimately became the second-worst nuclear accident in history.
Japan's largest nuclear power plant has been declared safe by regulators, prompting ... which were all shut down in the aftermath of the second-worst nuclear accident in history. .... So accidents are inevitable, say critics.


 

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