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Nuclear waste

Author: Kate Scarborough
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Bridgestone Books, ©2003.
Series: Our planet in peril.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nuclear power evolved with the need for more energy. This text explains how nuclear power stations produce waste, how that waste affects the environment, and what is being done to prevent or control it.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Scarborough
ISBN: 0736813624 9780736813624
OCLC Number: 50124394
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is nuclear waste? --
The world's energy needs --
Fossil fuels --
Nuclear energy --
Background radiation --
Nuclear power stations --
Nuclear waste --
Low level and intermediate waste --
High level waste --
Further research --
Nuclear fusion --
Public concerns --
The future of nuclear power.
Series Title: Our planet in peril.
Responsibility: Kate Scarborough.

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Nuclear power evolved with the need for more energy. This text explains how nuclear power stations produce waste, how that waste affects the environment, and what is being done to prevent or control it.

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