ERIC Number: EJ195263
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Publication Date: 1978
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Thermal Pollution Impact upon Aquatic Life.
Shiomoto, Gail T.; Olson, Betty H.
Journal of Environmental Health, v41 n3 p132-39 Nov-Dec 1978
Conventional and nuclear power plants release waste heat to cooling water which then returns to receiving bodies of surface water. This thermal pollution causes a variety of effects in the aquatic ecosystem. More must be learned about these effects to ensure adequate regulation of thermal discharges. (RE)
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