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Impacts of hazardous technology

the psycho-social effects of restarting TMI-1

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania.
    • Subjects:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company.,
    • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
    • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Economic aspects -- Pennsylvania.,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Social aspects -- Pennsylvania.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Sorensen ... [et al.].
      SeriesSUNY series in environmental public policy
      ContributionsSorensen, John H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9698.U54 M475 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 233 p. :
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2709317M
      ISBN 100887063322, 0887063330
      LC Control Number86001943


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