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

Event organised by ICE

Date
08 February 2017
Time
18:30 - 20:30 GMT
Location
Godfrey Mitchell Theatre
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

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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Contact

For more information please contact:

Jack Bennett
e: [email protected]

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Heather Bell