TITLE

Man on a wire -- no, seriously�

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Utility Week;3/12/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article covers issues related to public utilities. The city of Dongguan of Guangdong province in China was without power four hours when citizen Xiang Jun performed a high-wire act on overhead power cables. A protest was launched against the plan of Horizon to build a nuclear power plant in Shepperdine, England. It mentions the concerns raised about the limited time left to pass the British Flood and Water Management Bill.
ACCESSION #
48898661

 

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