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Environmental Impact of Power Generation : Issues in Environmental Science and Technology - R. E. Hester

Environmental Impact of Power Generation

Issues in Environmental Science and Technology

By: R. E. Hester (Editor), R. M. Harrison (Editor), John Cairns, Jr. (Contribution by), Anthony K. Barbour (Contribution by), N. A. Burdett (Contribution by)

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Published: 4th May 1999
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In today's automated world, the need for economic generation of power is of vital importance. However, the industry is commonly perceived as being responsible for pollution of the atmosphere and contamination of land and water. The wide-ranging subjects addressed in this book contribute to the public understanding of science in this important area. Encompassing diverse fields, the book addresses current performance standards, the use of nuclear fuel, air pollution, effects of overhead power lines, and energy efficiency and conservation.

Historical Overviewp. 1
Impact of Power Generation on Air Qualityp. 21
Environmental Performance of the Liberalized UK Power Industryp. 43
BPEO Approaches to the Design and Siting of Power Stationsp. 61
Environmental Impact of the Nuclear Fuel Cyclep. 73
Electric and Magnetic Fields and Ecologyp. 97
Energy Efficiency and Conservationp. 113
Subject Indexp. 131
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ISBN: 9780854042500
ISBN-10: 0854042504
Series: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 150
Published: 4th May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 18.95  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.27