5 edition of Nuclear energy, nuclear waste found in the catalog.
Discusses nuclear power and how the positive benefits of nuclear energy are balanced against the problem of disposing of radioactive wastes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-103) and index.
|Statement||by Anne L. Galperin ; introduction by Russell E. Train.|
|Series||Earth at risk|
|LC Classifications||TK9148 .G35 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||111|
|ISBN 10||0791015858, 0791016358|
|LC Control Number||91015914|
This expanded, revised, and updated fourth edition of Nuclear Energy maintains the tradition of providing clear and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the subject, with emphasis on the explanation of trends and developments. As in earlier editions, the book is divided into three parts that achieve a natural flow of ideas: Basic Concepts, including the fundamentals of energy, particle Book Edition: 4. 1. A new, consent-based approach to siting future nuclear waste management facilities. 2. A new organization dedicated solely to implementing the waste management program and empowered with the authority and resources to succeed. 3. Access to the funds nuclear utility ratepayers are providing for the purpose of nuclear waste management. Size: KB.
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