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Study: Evacuation near Japanese nuclear plant could take up to 2 days


  • Asahi Shimbun (Japan), The

It could take 32 to 46 hours, or nearly two days, for the 860,000 residents living within 19.26 miles of Japan's Hamaoka nuclear power plant to evacuate during a disaster, according to a study by the … Read More

RFA's Dinneen: Address more than just railcars to improve safety



The Department of Transportation should examine the root causes of train derailments to lessen the risk of future derailments, rather than push for expensive railcar redesigns, according to Bob Dinnee… Read More