20th Century Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: 1986 Chernobyl Accident and Radioactive Release (Chornobyl Atomic Power Station) USSR, Health Consequences, Cesium, Iodine, Thyroid Cancer, Lessons by Progressive Management
Approx. 23,570 words.
Published on March 13, 2011.
The 1986 radiation accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Power Station in the Ukraine is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including the health consequences, the release of radioactive cesium and iodine, thyroid cancer, containment of the destroyed Unit 4 reactor, American reaction and response, and much more.