Wednesday, December 19, 2007

[ News, Science / Tech, December 6 2007] Korea sets up atomic disaster control center

Korea opened a new atomic disaster control center near a nuclear power plant on its southwestern coast on Thursday (Dec. 6) to enhance the country’s ability to prevent and cope with emergencies, officials said.

The center, close to the Younggwang atomic power plant, will be used to coordinate protective measures and help control the evacuation of people in case of a serious accident, said the officials at the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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