[en]The Romanian society, on a whole had been profoundly impressed by the Chernobyl accident. This fact has been mainly owed to: the values of radioactive contamination on the territory of Romania, these exceeded the local radioactive background considerably; the inherent proximity to the place of accident; some elliptical and over-estimated official statements spread about through radio and TV. There have been strong and various pressures, from the highest state dignitaries to profiteers of the new raised emergency. They claimed for preferential actions concerning protective measures at theirs particular residences or demanding prophylactic substances in unjustified quantities or imperiously asked for being internally monitored at the whole-body counter facilities
Primary SubjectENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY (F1400)
Secondary SubjectSPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS (C5221)
SourceEuropean Commission (CEC), Brussels (Belgium); International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria); World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland); 699 p; ISSN 1011-4289; ; Sep 1997; p. 524-530; International conference on one decade after Chernobyl: Summing up the consequences of the accident; Vienna (Austria); 8-12 Apr 1996; 6 refs, 4 figs, 3 tabs.
Country/OrganizationInternational Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Descriptors (DEI)CHERNOBYLSK-4 REACTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS, HEALTH HAZARDS, PUBLIC ANXIETY, PUBLIC HEALTH, PUBLIC OPINION, RADIONUCLIDE MIGRATION, REACTOR ACCIDENTS, ROMANIA, SOCIAL IMPACT, SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS
Descriptors (DEC)ACCIDENTS, DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, EASTERN EUROPE, ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS, ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT, EUROPE, GRAPHITE MODERATED REACTORS, HAZARDS, LWGR TYPE REACTORS, MASS TRANSFER, MEDICINE, POWER REACTORS, PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, REACTORS, THERMAL REACTORS, WATER COOLED REACTORS