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Is the international community ready if North Koreaís nuclear ambitions bring about environmental disaster?

South China Morning Post
September 19, 2017
By Michael McGrady

Kim Jong-unís government has said it would proceed with nuclear testing operations in spite of the new sanctions, leaving many looming concerns. For example, what would happen if nuclear testing persists and a major accident occurs, unleashing radionuclides and other radioactive materials into the surrounding environment? What would happen if the Northís nuclear testing site collapses due to the seismological by-products of a large-scale nuclear test?
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