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Uranium mining

Author: Tamara Thompson
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: At issue., Environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles that offers differing opinions on the safety, benefits, global impact, and future of uranium mining.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara Thompson
ISBN: 9780737748987 0737748982 9780737748994 0737748990
OCLC Number: 535494185
Description: 112 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The benefits of uranium mining outweigh its drawbacks / Jack Spencer and Nick Loris --
The costs of uranium mining outweigh its benefits / Al Gedicks --
Uranium mining exploits indigenous people worldwide / Brenda Norrell --
Strong government oversight makes uranium mining safer now / United States Environmental Protection Agency --
Uranium mining is necessary to overcome global warming / James Finch --
Uranium mining and nuclear power are too dirty to offset climate change / Mark Dowie --
Uranium mining can boost local economies / William M. Welch --
Uranium mining is an economic dead end / Susan Montoya Bryan --
Uranium mining threatens national parks / Dusty Horwitt --
Grand Canyon uranium mining could jeopardize the Colorado River / Mark clayton --
Uranium can be mined sustainably / Heather Kent --
The supply of uranium is adequate to meet present and future demand / Nuclear energy institute --
False energy promise is a front to expand uranium mining / Jim Green.
Series Title: At issue., Environment.
Responsibility: Tamara Thompson, book editor.

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A collection of articles that offers differing opinions on the safety, benefits, global impact, and future of uranium mining.

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