Chernobyl and Nuclear Power in the USSR provided the first detailed account of the Soviet nuclear power industry and of the nature, impact and consequences of the Chernobyl (Chornobyl) disaster of 28 April 1986. Marples places the Chornobyl accident within the context of Soviet nuclear development. He includes a diary, that covers Soviet reporting during the first two weeks after the accident; Soviet energy policy; Eastern European and Soviet nuclear development in the 1980s; safety issues; and an account of the immediate aftermath of the disaster and the clean up operation.
“We’ve heard of one particular exporter of meat who sent a whole lot of meat carcasses over to France and one of the carcasses had fallen off the hook. Ordinarily that one carcass would be taken away and the load would have been waved through. On this occasion, the entire load 100,000 worth of meat was scrapped.”Small scale producers sending parcels as part of a larger consignment in a truck or container were finding a dramatic increase in paperwork and charges, with export health certificates a particular problem, he said..
FILE This May 4, 2020, file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shows the first patient enrolled in Pfizer COVID 19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. Pfizer and BioNTech say they won permission Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, for emergency use of their COVID 19 vaccine in Britain, the world’s first coronavirus shot that’s backed by rigorous science and a major step toward eventually ending the pandemic.
In this article, we examine the way that audiences respond to particular representations of poverty. Using clips from the Channel 4 television programme Benefits Street we conducted focus groups in four locations across the UK, working with people from different socioeconomic backgrounds who had different experiences with the benefits system. Benefits Street (2014) is an example of reality television where members of the public are followed by film crews as they perform everyday tasks and routines.
The biggest draw was the area brand new co operative housing development one of the few social housing options in the city without years long wait lists. They applied for a townhouse, and got in. The Jordans are still glad to have moved to the River District, a 128 acre area located on a vacant sawmill site south of Marine Drive between Boundary Road and Kerr Street.