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Title Nuclear wastelands : a global guide to nuclear weapons production and its health and environmental effects / by a special commission of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research ; edited by Arjun Makhijani, Howard Hu, and Katherine Yih
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1995
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 666 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents A readiness to harm / Arjun Makhijani -- Methodology / Arjun Makhijani and Howard Hu -- The production of nuclear weapons and environmental hazards / Arjun Makhijani and Scott Saleska -- Health hazards of nuclear weapons production / David Sumner, Howard Hu, and Alistair Woodward -- Uranium mining and milling for military purposes / Katherine Yih [and others] -- The United States / Arjun Makhijani [and others] -- Russia and the territories of the former Soviet Union / Albert Donnay [and others] -- The United Kingdom / David Sumner, Rebecca Johnson, and William Peden -- France / Albert Donnay and Martin Kuster -- China / Alexandra Brooks and Howard Hu -- Near-nuclear and de facto nuclear weapons countries / Albert Donnay and Arjun Makhijani -- The global picture : summary and recommendations / Howard Hu and Arjun Makhijani
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 597-640) and index
Notes English
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Subject Nuclear weapons plants -- Environmental aspects
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Environmental aspects
Nuclear weapons plants -- Health aspects
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Health aspects
Nuclear Warfare
Radiation Effects
Radioactive Pollutants -- adverse effects
Plutonium -- adverse effects
Power Plants
Uranium -- adverse effects
Metals, Heavy
Actinoid Series Elements
Extraction and Processing Industry
Technology, Industry, and Agriculture
Complex Mixtures
Electrical Equipment and Supplies
Armed Conflicts
Equipment and Supplies
Elements, Radioactive
Chemicals and Drugs
Social Problems
Technology, Industry, Agriculture
Inorganic Chemicals
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Power Plants
Radioactive Pollutants
Form Electronic book
Author Makhijani, Arjun
Hu, Howard
Yih, Katherine
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (Takoma Park, Md.)
LC no. 95000945
ISBN 0585369518
Other Titles Nuclear waste lands