When Chernobyl’s Legacy of Nuclear Power Will Be Remembered – MTV News
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 was a wake-up call to all countries that have nuclear power.
In a few short years, the country had become a nuclear power powerhouse, exporting its highly enriched uranium fuel to dozens of countries around the world.
The nuclear fuel that fueled the Soviet Union’s first nuclear reactor, Chernobyl, became the foundation for the US’ first atomic bombs.
Now, with nuclear power as a major export industry, we must make sure it stays on our radar.