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Radioactive release inevitable, Pitt nuclear expert says in The University Times

"The release of nuclear materials -- by accident or intentionally -- is inevitable, engineering faculty member Larry Foulke said in a recent lecture on campus.

"His April 14 talk, hosted by Pitt′s Center for National Preparedness, focused on the dangers associated with the nuclear resurgence -- a topic made all the more timely by the recent accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, noted center director Ken Sochats."

Read the entire article by Kimberly K. Barlow in The University Times.

Contact: Paul Kovach