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Fukushima happened because of a natural disaster, 9.0 earthquake and a tsunami. Chernobyl happened because of poor engineering.

Neither of those causes is so clear-cut. It's not as if tsunamis are unexpected on the Japanese coast, and reactor designs that rely on active safety systems are inherently worrying. Chernobyl was undoubtedly a horrible design, but my understanding was that the proximate cause was human error/idiocy in disbelieving their monitoring systems.

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