King Coal and the MELT-DOWN MYTH

Cohen, Bernard L.
June 1981
National Review;6/12/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p667
The article highlights the implications of the film, The China Syndrome, which focused on the meltdown of fuel in a nuclear power reactor, for the U.S. Such implications were underlined by the accident at Three Mile Island. It states estimates by government scientists on the danger of a meltdown and the nuclear risks associated with it. It reveals how the media overstated the issue. It provides the details of the film highlighting the danger of such meltdown. It reveals how this will impact electric utilities and their nuclear plant operations.


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