TITLE

Accidents cast shadow over Japan's nuclear strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Hadfield, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/9/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1759, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the adverse impact of four nuclear accidents on the Japan's nuclear power industry. Overview of the nuclear accidents; Radioactive gas dissipated in the atmosphere; Concerns of the Japanese nuclear power industry.
ACCESSION #
10490952

 

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