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West Asheville Library: Crisis in Fukushima


UNC Asheville professor Dot Sulock will discuss the April 2011 nuclear plant meltdown at Fukushima, Japan on Thursday, November 7 at 7pm at the West Professor Dot Sulock will discuss the April 2011 nuclear plant meltdown at Fukushima, Japan.Asheville Library. Ms. Sulock will detail the damage the reactor sustained from the earthquake and tidal wave, and ongoing efforts to deal with the ensuing melt-down of the site’s nuclear reactors, including the extreme challenge of removing 400 tons of spent fuel beneath the plant.

Ms. Sulock will also address the continuing impact on the natural world.  Call the West Asheville Library at 250-4750 or email westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org for details.