Chernobyl Photo Gallery: Pictures of destroyed 4th Reactor The incredible spread of radioactive particles from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant throughout Europe in serious amounts and in lesser amounts across the entire Northern Hemisphere, including Canada and the United States, and the entire world is astonishing.
Chernobyl Photo Gallery: Pictures of destroyed 4th Reactor "The root cause of the Chernobyl accident, it is concluded, is to be found in the so-called human element....The lessons drawn from the Chernobyl accident are valuable for all reactor types." Summary Report on the Post-Accident Review Meeting on the Chernobyl Accident

Chernobyl Photo Gallery: Pictures of destroyed 4th Reactor "The (Chernobyl) accident can be said to have flowed from deficient safety culture, not only at the Chernobyl plant, but throughout the Soviet design, operating and regulatory organizations for nuclear power that existed at the time... International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group (INSAG) Report
Chernobyl Photo Gallery: Pictures of destroyed 4th Reactor "For us, the indisputable lesson of Chernobyl lies in this: the principles regulating the further development of the scientific-technological revolution must be safety, discipline, order, and organization. Everywhere and in all respects, we must operate according to the strictest standards." Mr. Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the former Soviet Union
Chernobyl Photo Gallery: Pictures of destroyed 4th Reactor The full dimensions of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster--the worst single accident of the industrial age -are unknown to this day. But nearly fourteen years later, the suffering continues. And the possibility of another nuclear accident remains.
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