Radioactive No-Go Zones

Posted by Ben at 7:44 pm
Apr 142011

Michail Hengstenberg, Gesche Sager and Philine Gebhardt have written a fascinating article about the world’s nuclear no-go areas for Spiegel Online.

…disasters like Three Mile Island and Fukushima are not as rare as one would hope. There have been plenty of atomic accidents resulting in significant radioactive leaks, spills and explosions. And the Chernobly Exclusion Zone, for all the attention it gets, is far from the only nuclear no-go area on the planet. A look at some of the worst incidents is enough to demonstrate just how high the price of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons truly is.

Read the rest here.