9 edition of Nuclear Afternoon found in the catalog.
March 20, 2007
by Thunder"s Mouth Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||336|
The overall status of nuclear power has changed rather little over the past eight years. Nuclear reactor construction remains at a very low ebb in much of the world, with the exception of Asia, while nuclear power’s share of the electricity supply continues to be . About The Nuclear Age. The Nuclear Age is about one man’s slightly insane attempt to come to terms with a dilemma that confronts us all—a little thing called The year is , and William Cowling has finally found the courage to meet his fears head-on. Cowling’s courage takes the form of a hole that he begins digging in his backyard in an effort to “bury” all thoughts of the.
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Consequently, many nuclear plants were sold off at prices far below their book values (i.e., the remaining undepreciated costs of the plants still carried on utilities’ books). One reason for the low sale prices was expectations that restructuring would lead to lower wholesale electric prices, and hence, lower profitability for these plants. Trump and the book also come at a time when portions of the U.S. nuclear arsenal are gravely aging—and the Pentagon is calling for a “modernization” program to replace the bombers and.
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