Public health risks of thermal power plants
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Public health risks of thermal power plants a report prepared for the Resources Agency of California. by Chauncey Starr

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Published by School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Nuclear power plants.,
  • Electric power-plants.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- California.

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StatementPrincipal investigators: C. Starr [and] M.A. Greenfield. Project manager: D.F. Hausknecht.
ContributionsStarr, C., Greenfield, M. A., Hausknecht, D. F., California. Resources Agency.
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Pagination7 v. in 1.
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Open LibraryOL16611931M

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