ERIC Number: ED115478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Nuclear Power and the Environment--Questions and Answers.
Campana, Robert J.; Langer, Sidney
This booklet has been developed to help the layman understand and evaluate the various efforts being undertaken to utilize nuclear power for the benefit of mankind. The question and answer format is utilized. Among the topics discussed are: Our Needs for Electricity; Sources of Radiation; Radiation from Nuclear Power Plants; Biological Effects of Radiation; Thermal Discharges; Nuclear Liability and Insurance; Waste Disposal; Transportation in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle; Power Plant Safety; Nuclear Power Plant Siting; Nuclear Power: Benefit and Risk; Breeder Reactors; Thermonuclear Fusion; and Other Possible Power Sources. (BT)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Electricity, Energy, Environment, Environmental Influences, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Physics, Pollution, Public Health, Radiation, Social Problems, Utilities
American Nuclear Society, 244 East Ogden Avenue, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 (1-20 copies, $1.50 ea., 21-100 copies, $1.25 ea., discounts on larger quantities)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Nuclear Society, Hinsdale, IL.
Note: printed in blue ink