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Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power

by Tom Metcalf

ISBN-10: 0737735872

ISBN-13: 9780737735871

Pub. Date: 09/26/2006

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing

Product Details

Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date:
Fueling the Future Series
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword     8
Introduction     10
The Development of Nuclear Power
The History of Nuclear Power$dU.S. Department of Energy     17
Nuclear Power Should Be Used for Peaceful Purposes   Dwight D. Eisenhower     23
The Three Mile Island Accident Derails Nuclear Power   Joel Helgerson     31
Is Nuclear Power Safe?
The Threat of a Major Nuclear Power Plant Accident Is Serious   Peter Bunyard     38
Nuclear Power Plants Have Become Safer$dNuclear Energy Institute     46
Nuclear Power Plants Are Vulnerable to Terrorist Attacks   Helmut Hirsch     54
Nuclear Power Plants Are Safe from Terrorist Attacks$dU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission     63
Nuclear Waste Is a Serious Problem   Harvey Blatt     70
Nuclear Waste Is Not a Serious Problem$dNuclear Energy Institute     78
Will Nuclear Energy Be a Viable Energy Source for the Future?
America Needs Nuclear Power$dNuclear Energy Institute     86
Nuclear Energy Is Too Expensive   Charlie Kronick     94
Nuclear Power Can Benefit the Environment   Patrick Moore     102
Nuclear Power Is Not the Solution to Environmental Problems   Thomas Cochran     107
Facts About Nuclear Power     113
Glossary     116
Chronology     118
For Further Reading     121
Index     125

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