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Twenty Years After Chornobyl, Legal Fallout Lingers

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Science  09 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5779, pp. 1455
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5779.1455a

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PARIS-- Last week, a judge opened a preliminary investigation against the now 82-year-old former head of a nuclear safety watchdog, who stands accused of covering up the true extent of the fallout in France after the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear reactor explosion. (Read more.)