Bet on nuclear for the new century

Makansi, Jason
January 2000
Power;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
Anticipates the return to nuclear power in the 21st century. State of the nuclear power industry in 1980; Accusations against nuclear power plants; Trends supporting the growing role of nuclear power.


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