A study by the French nuclear safety agency IRSN showed a single INES 7 nuclear disaster would be a major blow to the country. It would cost about $580 billion or 20% of national economic output.
They estimated about 100,000 people would be left homeless, crops and the environment in the region would be ruined. About $126 billion of the losses would be to French tourism and consumable products. The agency considered the potential losses in France to be even larger than Japan’s losses so far from Fukushima.
This recent data map shows how dangerous a nuclear disaster could be in a geographically dense country like Germany. Just looking at a 30km zone puts millions of people in danger. What was seen from the Fukushima disaster is that people are exposed and the environment contaminated far beyond the evacuation zones.
This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team
Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org
© 2011-2015 SimplyInfo.org, Fukuleaks.org All Rights Reserved Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first to obtain permission.