TITLE

ON THE NUCLEAR ENERGY FRONT

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Wm. F.
PUB. DATE
February 1989
SOURCE
National Review;2/24/1989, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on public opinion concerning nuclear energy in the U.S. The Hanford nuclear reactor complex of Pasco, the tri-city area in southeast Washington, are silent now, silent in part because they have run into problems that shouldn't surprise people who tend complicated machinery 45 years old. Michael Fox, a U.S. scientist, is scornful of the notion that the government has singled out the communities surrounding nuclear reactors for victimization. Fox looks with dismay on the decreasing public support for nuclear energy. According to Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Lawrence Lidsky, the whole country is moving away from nuclear energy. He added that, the mistake the U.S. is making is to persist in the present light-water-reactor architecture.
ACCESSION #
11843296

 

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