TITLE

Nuclear Goes Broke

AUTHOR(S)
Metz, William
PUB. DATE
February 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;2/25/78, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the conditions prevailing in the nuclear industry of the U.S. Increase in the cost of nuclear power; Problems associated with nuclear reactors; Need of a sophisticated fuel system for nuclear power; Concern over defunct nuclear plants; Discussion on the desire of the less-industrialized countries for nuclear power.
ACCESSION #
17183972

 

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