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Half life : nuclear power and future society

Half life : nuclear power and future society

a research report /prepared under the direction of the Ontario Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility with respect to the final hearings of the Royal Commission on Electric Power Planning.. --

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Published by INFOEARTH, 1981. in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electrification -- Ontario,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- Ontario,
  • Radioactive pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTorrie, Ralph D., Ontario. Royal Commission on Electric Power Planning., Ontario Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 457 p. ;
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18723046M

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