Let’s challenge these myths of Chernobyl

The tragic irony of the Chernobyl accident is that it was caused by a safety test on one of the four reactors. There was concern about what would happen if external power supplies to the plant were cut. The pumps supplying the huge amounts of water that were needed to keep the reactors cool might stop, and safety officials had noted that the diesel pumps that provided backup power could not get up to speed quickly enough, leaving a dangerous one-minute gap ... Full Story »

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Kaizar Campwala
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by Kaizar Campwala - Jun. 8, 2010

Lyons offers a compelling argument that the Chernobyl disaster isn't the demon some of made it out to be (though I haven't really seen too much demonization of the accident in current debate anyway).

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