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Fukushima: The story of a nuclear disaster with Mark Whitby, London

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08 February 2017

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Despite three reactors melting down at Fukushima, possibly the greatest risk was the lack of cooling to their fuel ponds, and particularly the fourth reactor which had recently been taken off line.

Mark Whitby, Chairman & Design Director at WME and ICE Past-President, presents a lecture on the only other Level 7 incident on the International Nuclear Event Scale besides Chernobyl a quarter of a century earlier.

This talk, drawn from a number of reports and first-hand accounts, will explain how this disaster unfolded, and how the engineers on the site ultimately rescued the situation.

Arrive 6:30pm for 7pm start. Light refreshments provided.

This is a joint event with ICE London.

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