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Nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the No. Wikipedia

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Sentences forChernobyl disaster

  • The power of such explosions was seen in the Chernobyl disaster, although the water involved did not come from fire-fighting at that time but the reactor's own water cooling system.Water-Wikipedia
  • About 70% of the radiation from neighboring Ukraine's 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster entered Belarusian territory, and about a fifth of Belarusian land (principally farmland and forests in the southeastern regions) was affected by radiation fallout.Belarus-Wikipedia
  • Despite this, the country faces a number of major environmental issues such as inadequate supplies of potable water; air- and water-pollution and deforestation, as well as radiation contamination in the north-east from the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.Ukraine-Wikipedia
  • The Chernobyl disaster of 1986, the russification policies, and the apparent social and economic stagnation led several Ukrainians to oppose Soviet rule.Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic-Wikipedia
  • On September 30, 1989, thousands of Byelorussians, denouncing local leaders, marched through Minsk to demand additional cleanup of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster site in Ukraine.Dissolution of the Soviet Union-Wikipedia
  • The catastrophic accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 occurred only 100 km north of the city.Kiev-Wikipedia
  • On 26 April 1986, a reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, resulting in the Chernobyl disaster, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history.Ukraine-Wikipedia
  • In April 1986, when the Chernobyl disaster occurred, the EPA was tasked with identifying any impacts on the United States and keeping the public informed.United States Environmental Protection Agency-Wikipedia
  • The largest single non-combat helicopter operation in history was the disaster management operation following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.Helicopter-Wikipedia
  • New Orleans was catastrophically affected by what Raymond B. Seed called "the worst engineering disaster in the world since Chernobyl", when the Federal levee system failed during Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005.New Orleans-Wikipedia
  • In 1986, the Byelorussian SSR was exposed to significant nuclear fallout from the explosion at the Chernobyl power plant in the neighboring Ukrainian SSR.Belarus-Wikipedia
  • Although committed to preserving the Soviet state and to its socialist ideals, Gorbachev believed significant reform was necessary, particularly after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.Mikhail Gorbachev-Wikipedia
  • The country has also operated several nuclear reactors between 1963 and 1990 but, after the Chernobyl disaster and a referendum on the issue the nuclear programme was terminated, a decision that was overturned by the government in 2008, planning to build up to four nuclear power plants with French technology.Italy-Wikipedia
  • According to some commentators, the 1986 Chernobyl disaster played a major part in the reduction in the number of new plant constructions in many other countries:Nuclear power-Wikipedia
  • There have been 3 accidents of level 5 or higher in the civilian nuclear power industry, two of which, the Chernobyl accident and the Fukushima accident, are ranked at level 7.Nuclear power-Wikipedia
  • The organization highlights the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 and Fukushima nuclear disaster of 2011 as evidence of the risk nuclear power can pose to peoples lives, the environment and the economy.Greenpeace-Wikipedia
  • The small Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum acts as both a memorial and historical center devoted to the events surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and its effect on the Ukrainian people, the environment, and subsequent attitudes toward the safety of nuclear power as a whole.Kiev-Wikipedia
  • After the Chernobyl disaster of 1986, the cities of Pripyat and Chernobyl were evacuated due to dangerous radiation levels within the area.Ghost town-Wikipedia
  • In addition, due to the propensity of mushrooms to absorb heavy metals, including those that are radioactive, European mushrooms may, as late as 2008, include toxicity from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and continue to be studied.Mushroom-Wikipedia
  • The Chernobyl accident in 1986 caused approximately 50 deaths from direct and indirect effects, and some temporary serious injuries.Nuclear power-Wikipedia
  • Though extreme care is practiced in that industry, the potential for disaster suggested by incidents such as those at Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima pose a lingering specter of public mistrust.Pollution-Wikipedia
  • The catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the Ukrainian SSR was caused by an irresponsible safety test on a reactor design that is normally safe, some operators lacking an even basic understanding of the reactor's processes and authoritarian Soviet bureaucracy, valuing party loyalty over competence, that kept promoting incompetent personnel and choosing cheapness over safety.Eastern Bloc-Wikipedia
  • In April 1986 the Chernobyl disaster occurred.Mikhail Gorbachev-Wikipedia
  • Such was the outcome of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine.Nuclear power-Wikipedia
  • Following the Chernobyl disaster of 1986, dangerously high levels of nuclear contamination escaped into the surrounding area, and nearly 200 towns and villages in Ukraine and neighbouring Belarus were evacuated, including the cities of Pripyat and Chernobyl.Ghost town-Wikipedia
  • They also travel to countries where standards of care in institutions such as orphanages are considered low by Western European standards, such as Romania; and where other disasters have led to problems, such as around the Chernobyl disaster in Belarus and Ukraine.Convoy-Wikipedia
  • Accidents in nuclear power plants include the Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet Union in 1986, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011, and the more contained Three Mile Island accident in the United States in 1979.Nuclear power-Wikipedia
  • The nature of this statement has led some pressure groups and activists (including Women in Europe for a Common Future) to claim that the WHO is restricted in its ability to investigate the effects on human health of radiation caused by the use of nuclear power and the continuing effects of nuclear disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima.World Health Organization-Wikipedia
  • Failure to properly follow such a procedure was a key step in the Chernobyl disaster.Nuclear reactor-Wikipedia
  • It was not as bad as the Chernobyl disaster, but worse than the Three Mile Island accident.2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami-Wikipedia

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