The concrete-and-steel sarcophagus called the Shelter, erected 1 year after the accident to house Unit Four’s remains, allowed rainwater to seep in. Because water slows, or moderates, neutrons and thus enhances their odds of striking and splitting uranium nuclei, heavy rains would sometimes send neutron counts soaring. After a downpour in June 1990, a “stalker”—a scientist at Chernobyl who risks radiation exposure to venture into the damaged reactor hall—dashed in and sprayed gadolinium nitrate solution, which absorbs neutrons, on an FCM that he and his colleagues feared might go critical.

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WOOSTER – On Sunday, the torrential rains caused no more than the usual issues around Wayne County, with floodwaters receding quickly in most areas. As of Monday afternoon, the Wayne County Engineer’s Office was reporting high water on only two roads — Prairie Lane between state Route 83 and the Wooster corporation limit, and Willow Road between state Route 226 and Valley Road. Prairie Lane was closed due to the flooding. The Engineer’s Office planned to keep a few more roads in the county's southeast corner closed overnight Monday as a precaution. Wayne County flooding: Wayne embarks on plan

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Thorough examination – carried out by a competent person every 6 months (for climbing kit) For equipment used to lift a person (climbing equipment for example) a thorough examination must be carried out by a competent person at least every 6 months. For other equipment used for lifting or lowering (such as rigging equipment) a thorough examination must be carried out at least every 12 months. The thorough examination is an in-depth examination by a competent person who will determine if the equipment is safe to use. These examinations are documented, and records should be retained. The exa

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Additionally, shareholders are becoming more assertive in getting companies to lessen their reliance on fossil fuels. A month before the SEC’s moves, the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) published ESG Reporting and Attestation: A Roadmap for Audit Practitioners to help auditors guide clients in how they should approach ESG disclosures. During a virtual session Monday, Kristen Sullivan, CPA, CGMA, a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP and the firm’s Americas region sustainability services leader, gave an overview of the concerns public companies, directors, and auditors have about the new regulatory

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Nan Fung Life Sciences (NFLS), the global investment platform of the Nan Fung Group, led this round following their leadership of the original Series A raise. The Company will use the proceeds to finance the advancement of their diverse pipeline, including its lead assets, ENX-101, ENX-102 and internal preclinical programs. Engrail’s lead compounds are subtype-selective GABA-A modulators with compelling pharmacological profiles that possess wide ranging therapeutic utility. “Earlier this year, we initiated a Phase 1b study for ENX-101 and Phase 1a study for ENX-102. This funding will help

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TribLIVE's Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. Community Health Clinic’s new medical van is bringing health care to people in Westmore­land County, offering covid-19 vaccinations and tests along with primary care. Headquartered in New Kensington with additional locations in Vandergrift and Greensburg, the Community Health Clinic provides low-cost health care, offering a sliding payment scale for residents without health insurance or high deductibles. “For the people who don’t have transportation and other issues, we can bring

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13, and would be a nice fit as an immediate guard option next to Malcolm Brogdon as they push for the playoffs. Teams have been a bit cooler on Mitchell than the public discourse for much of the season, with his age, size, and limited résumé as a shooter pushing him down into this part of the draft. But he’s been a late bloomer, and his intangibles, work ethic, defensive toughness, and developing offensive game are still highly enticing, and would fit well here in a situation where he’s not tasked with too much playmaking responsibility right away. Height: 6' 6" | Weight: 190 | Age: 24 |

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Subsequently, auditors need to document how they interpreted the clients’ conclusions, the rules followed, and the professional judgment applied. Blann said that because many of the rules for these new programs appear on federal agency websites and have changed over time, it’s not enough for an auditor to document that they looked up the rules online. The rules and the website links where they are posted may change. “It’s really important to pull that material down and put it in your workpapers and not just make a generic reference to a website and hope it will still be there when your peer

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