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Richard Knox on British nuclear safety

Title
Richard Knox on British nuclear safety
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Apr 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:19
Description
Richard Knox, writer for Nuclear Engineering International magazine, on whether an accident similar to that which happened at Three Mile Island in the United States could happen in the United Kingdom. Knox says that cooling methods are different in Britain, and the nuclear industry has an excellent safety record. He adds that there have already been some small-scale incidents in Britain, but officials know how to control them. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Richard Knox
Keywords
USA; UK; Nuclear energy; Nuclear power stations; Nuclear safety; Nuclear reactors; Radiation; Three Mile Island; Pennsylvania; Harrisburg; Cooling systems

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