TITLE

SHORT-TERM FOCUS CREATES NUCLEAR ROLLER COASTER

AUTHOR(S)
Zink, John C.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Power Engineering;Oct2003, Vol. 107 Issue 10, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the short-term view or attitude of the U.S. government towards nuclear power plants. History of the nuclear industry; Rise and decline of the industry; Factor attributed to the energy security concerns of politicians; Reason behind the survival of nuclear medicine and industrial radiation uses envisioned by President Eisenhower in the 1950s.
ACCESSION #
11153000

 

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