Related, an industrial accident is a disaster type term used to describe technological accidents of an industrial nature involving industrial buildings. It comprises a number of disaster subsets: chemical spill/leak, explosions, collapses, gas leaks, etc. It is also used to describe technological transport accidents involving mechanized modes of transport. source: CRED
21 Aug 2013, AlertNet
Japan's nuclear crisis escalated to its worst level in two years on Wednesday, with its nuclear watchdog saying it feared more tanks were leaking contaminated water and China expressing its shock over the disaster. The plant's operator has been criticised for its failure to prepare for the disaster, and Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary has said the government 'will make every effort to halt the leak'...
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