End the Double Standard for Nuclear Critics

Zink, John C.
August 2001
Power Engineering;Aug2001, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p26
Trade Publication
Presents observations on the existence of double-standards among nuclear power critics. Underestimation of the power capacity of nuclear power plants by antinuclear power advocates; Role of nuclear power critics in the decision of companies to cancel nuclear projects; Criticisms on predictions made by antinuclear power advocates.


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