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ANS teams with WIN, NAYGN, NEI to launch I4N-NA contest
The American Nuclear Society has joined with Women in Nuclear, the North American Young Generation in Nuclear, and the Nuclear Energy Institute to launch the Innovation for Nuclear in North America (I4N-NA) contest.
For more information, go to the NAYGN website.
Samuel Glasstone, Walter H. Jordan
Item ID: 690006|ISBN: 978-0-89448-022-5
1980|1st Edition|395 pages
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From the mining of uranium to the disposal of waste products, the production of nuclear power has unique environmental effects. In Nuclear Power and Its Environmental Effects, the authors have described these effects and necessary safety measures in the hope of placing them in perspective for the general public, which must have understandable data.