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The Reporter's Handbook on Nuclear Materials, Energy, and Waste Management

By: Michael R Greenberg, Bernadette M West, Karen W Lowrie and Henry J Mayer

Vanderbilt University Press

Paperback | Apr 2009 | #185228 | ISBN-13: 9780826516602
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This book presents scientifically accurate and accessible overviews of twenty-four of the most important issues in the nuclear realm including health effects, nuclear safety and engineering, Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, nuclear medicine, food irradiation, transport of nuclear materials, spent fuel, nuclear weapons and global warming.

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Three of the authors (Michael Greenberg, Karen Lowrie, and Henry Mayer) are associated with the National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfield Redevelopment at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. Greenberg also serves as Associate Editor for Environmental Health for the American Journal of Public Health and as Editor-in-Chief of Risk Analysis, where Lowrie serves as Managing Editor. Bernadette West is Co-Chair of the Health Systems and Policy Department at UMDNJ School of Public Health.

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