Nuclear California

An Investigative Report
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Center for Investigative
Nuclear Engineering (General), Nuclear facilities, Calif
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8515022M
ISBN 100960716602
ISBN 139780960716609
OCLC/WorldCa8171061

The grassroots battle against nuclear power, told by a historian who did time on both sides of the issue. CRITICAL MASSES tells how the citizens of California--from the tiny town of Wasco in the Central Valley to the vast suburbs of Los Angeles--challenged the threat of nuclear power, transformed the anti-nuclear movement, and helped change the face of U.S.

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Yet the bulk of the nuclear reactors currently operating in the U.S., which continue to produce about 20 percent of the nation’s energy, are reaching retirement age, and energy market forces don’t always favor nuclear. In June, California’s Pacific Gas and Electric utility announced plans to shutter its long-controversial Diablo.

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