Atomic Power in the West
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This article discusses nuclear power and power plants in the U.S. West, commenting on nuclear technologies, antinuclear activism, and the decentralization of nuclear regulation. The author particularly focuses on protests against plans to build plants in California at Bodega Head and Bakersfield and notes opposition to a proposed waste disposal site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.
Wellock, Thomas. “Atomic Power in the West.” Journal of the West 48, no. 4 (Fall 2009): 36–45.
Journal of the West
This article was originally published in Journal of the West.
This article from the Fall 2009 issue is a reprint of the article published in the Winter 2005 issue.
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