TITLE

Nuclear power today

PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
UNESCO Courier;Mar99, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the number of nuclear power plants in the world that are operating and are under construction in 1998. Policy of the European governments toward nuclear power plants; Countries in Asia where nuclear power plant projects failed.
ACCESSION #
1649861

 

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