Cost-Benefit Paralysis

October 1986
Progressive;Oct86, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p10
Discusses the consequences of the nuclear disaster that occurred in April 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Soviet Ukraine. Estimated number of Soviet citizens that would eventually die of cancer because of radiation released in the accident; Suggestion that the U.S. nuclear industry is vulnerable to a similar accident; Analogy between nuclear power and nuclear bombs.


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