Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and beyond
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Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and beyond lessons for Ontario? by K. Lewis Yeager

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Published by Ontario Legislative Library in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.,
  • Nuclear reactor accidents.,
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobylʹ, Ukraine, 1986.,
  • CANDU reactors -- Safety measures.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by: K. Lewis Yeager.
SeriesCurrent issue paper -- 117
ContributionsOntario. Legislative Library., Ontario. Legislative Research Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 60, viii p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17195888M

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