TITLE

Good Reactors and Bad

PUB. DATE
June 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;6/18/77, Vol. 176 Issue 25, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes proceedings of the June 1977 U.S. House of Representatives hearings on nuclear power. Debate over the two billion dollar Clinch River reactor project at Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Concerns on the radioactive element uranium; Impact of Congressional decisions on nuclear power on private utility corporations; Pros and cons of nuclear reactors; Concern of the author on the use of nuclear power; Efforts of U.S. President Jimmy Carter to keep the U.S. out of a different kind of international race of arms and bombs; Investment of the U.S. Congress in the nuclear reprocessing plant at Barnwell; Discussion on the utility of the nuclear energy.
ACCESSION #
9598915

 

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