Nuclear fallout role-play tests emergency response
Some 400 specialists simulated a nuclear disaster in the area around the Leibstadt power plant in canton Aargau on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ordinary people got involved to represent the general public in the emergency response run-through.
This content was published on November 20, 2013 minutes
Nuclear power and how Switzerland would respond to an accident at a power plant have been real topics of debate since the catastrophe in Fukushima, Japan in 2011.
It’s led to a decision to decommission the controversial nuclear power plant in Mühleberg, canton Bern.
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