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Impacts of Hazardous Technology The Psycho-Social Effects of Restarting Tmi-1 (Suny Series in Environmental Public Policy) by John Sorensen

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Published by State Univ of New York Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Nuclear power plants,
  • Nuclear Plant Safety,
  • Technology And Public Policy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Powe,
  • Accidents,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Metropolitan Edison Company

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8196701M
ISBN 100887063322
ISBN 109780887063329

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