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Study on Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Lessons Learned and Improving Safety – Meeting June 24

 

The National Academy of Sciences committee carrying out the study Lessons Learned From the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants will hold its fifth meeting on June 24 in Washington, D.C. 

 

The committee will hear presentations about applying a probabilistic risk assessment to multiple reactor units, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission responses to 9/11 terrorist attacks, and origin and requirements for B.5.b mitigation strategies.  Members of the public can also participate during an open comment session.  For more information on the study and the meeting agenda, visit http://nas-sites.org/fukushima/.

 

DETAILS:

The event will take place Monday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.  Reporters who wish to attend should register in advance by contacting the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.