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Nuclear accidents and disasters

Author: James A Mahaffey
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the learning process that has occurred over the last half century regarding the nuclear power industry.
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Mahaffey, James A.
Nuclear accidents and disasters.
New York, NY : Facts on File, ©2012
(DLC) 2010046441
(OCoLC)606772069
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Mahaffey
ISBN: 9781438137322 143813732X
OCLC Number: 774282580
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 162 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: New problems in a new industry --
Troubles at the Chalk River nuclear laboratories in Canada --
Tests gone awry at the national reactor testing station --
The Sellafield facility in the United Kingdom --
Highly technical problems --
Accidents at fuel-processing facilities --
Meltdown at Three Mile Island in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania --
The disaster at Chernobyl, Russia.
Responsibility: James A. Mahaffey.

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This volume describes the history and outcomes of various accident s and disasters within nuclear energy and research.  Read more...

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