Scientific Facts on the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 @ 21:59:46 GMT Topic: Testimonials
Green Facts report: Context - 20 years ago, the most serious accident in nuclear history changed the lives of many. Massive amounts of radioactive materials were released into the environment resulting in a radioactive cloud that spread over much of Europe.
The greatest contamination occurred around the reactor in areas that are now part of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.
How has this region been affected by the accident and how has it coped?