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NUCLEAR MELTDOWN, USA : could japan's power plant disaster happen here?.

Author: CHANAN TIGAY
Publisher: EMMAUS : RODALE, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Sitting near four significant fault lines on the coastline of California, Diablo Canyon is just one of 65 nuclear power plants in the United States. After the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, Americans are now asking, "Could it happen here?" This e-book original, based on an in-depth investigation commissioned exclusively for Prevention magazine by the award-winning photojournalist team of Chanan Tigay and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: CHANAN TIGAY
ISBN: 1609614291 9781609614294
OCLC Number: 958865147
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Editor's Letter; Trouble in Paradise?; Knocking the Earth off Its Axis: What Really Happened in Japan?; Unfathomable Power Amid Natural Splendor; In the Belly of the Machine: A Tour of Diablo Canyon; Does the United States Have a Nuclear-Safety Advantage?; Federal Regulation: Is the Fox Guarding the Henhouse?; Barbecuing in the Shadow of a Power Plant; Disasters Past: Have We Learned Anything?; Finding Faults; "Nothing Is 100% Safe"; The Homegrown Opposition; Could It Happen Here?; About Nuclear Power; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Copyright.

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Sitting near four significant fault lines on the coastline of California, Diablo Canyon is just one of 65 nuclear power plants in the United States. After the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, Americans are now asking, "Could it happen here?" This e-book original, based on an in-depth investigation commissioned exclusively for Prevention magazine by the award-winning photojournalist team of Chanan Tigay and Colin Finlay, explores the risks⁰́₄to our planet and ourselves⁰́₄of the plant and its impact on the people who live and work in the "happiest place in America."

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