Chernobyl

'Embers Are Smoldering' At Chernobyl
The New Safe Confinement arch over what was once Reactor Four at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine is the world's largest mobile steel structure. Image from: Clay Gilliland/Flickr/cc

'Embers Are Smoldering' At Chernobyl

"There are many uncertainties, but we can't rule out the possibility of [an] accident." - Maxim Saveliev, ISPNPP

Environmental News Round-up

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