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Meltdowns inevitable, the sordid side of nuclear power

  • Shailendra Yashwant

Bangkok | Fri, March 18 2011 | 11:38 am

Once again, we are reminded of the inherent risks of nuclear power, which will always be vulnerable to the potentially deadly combination of human error, design failure and natural disaster.

Chernobyl was the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident to date. But what is unfolding in the aftermath of the worst ever earthquake in Japan, at more than two nuclear facilities (at the time of wr...

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