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  1. 1. Chernobyl Albert Day
  2. 2. The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear reactor accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. Chernobyl is the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history.
  3. 3. What happened… • April 26th 1986 • 1:23 a.m. • Pripyat, Ukraine • 56 Direct Deaths • 600,000 radiation exposure • 4,000 cancer deaths • 400 times more fallout then bombs dropped in Hiroshima
  4. 4. How this happened… On April 26th 1986 the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was conducting a test that ended with an explosion of the No. 4 reactor. Operators had allowed power levels to drop as part of a safety experiment, disabling key mechanisms that would have shut the plant down if anything went wrong. No Lymphatic System
  5. 5. aftermath
  6. 6. Today… The Chernobyl reactor is now enclosed in a large concrete structure. 200 tons of highly radioactive material remains Habitation banned within 30km The situation is just as bad now with cancer and leukemia as it was in 1986 New Safe Confinement structure will be built by the end of 2011 Despite all of these negative consequences, the world may be better off now that so much attention has been drawn to the problem of mishandled nuclear projects
  7. 7. Chernobyl Memorials
  8. 8. Bibliography “Chernobyl” http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/soviet.exhibit/chernobyl.html http://inmotion.magnumphotos.com/essay/chernobyl http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/n_disaster

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