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  • Electrical Energy By Atomic Fission
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    Atomic Energy Atomic Power. Devastation. Destruction. Danger. These are 3 common words that is often misleading and tangled up with atomic power. The 3 "D"s that I just stated make atomic power look cruel. Misleading because in fact atomic energy is very clean and extremely useful. There are, however, many questions tobe answered in atomic energy. Like, for example, how does it work What are its major uses and how did it come about And most importantly, what is the reality of the " Danger" we of...
  • Dutch Gap Power Plant Like Many Coal
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    What's Power Worth? When we think about air pollution and its sources we generally call to mind the things we see and smell daily. We recall the stench of diesel fumes, the plumes of automobile exhaust, or maybe the belching smoke from factories. Instead of these common culprits, maybe we should instead think about the light switch, the computer, the television, or maybe our air conditioners. We use these items everyday without a thought to the possible ramifications. These familiar household it...
  • Soviet's Union Chernobyl
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    The accident On April 26, 1986, Soviet's Union Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded letting out a massive amount of radiation that all Russian citizens would debate for years to come. At exactly 1: 21 am. on April 26th 1986 in Chernobyl, a city near the Pripiat River the No. 4 reactor exploded and released thirty to forty times the radiation of the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombing. The exact causes of the explosion are not known, however scientists and researchers, under thorough investigation, have u...
  • Use Of Geothermal Power Plants And Resources
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    Geothermal Energy Matt Arnold 9/17/96 Physics 009 Professor A rns The human population is currently using up its fossil fuel supplies at staggering rates. Before long we will be forced to turn somewhere else for energy. There are many possibilities such as hydroelectric energy, nuclear energy, wind energy, solar energy and geothermal energy to name a few. Each one of these choices has its pros and cons. Hydroelectric power tends to upset the ecosystems in rivers and lakes. It affects the fish an...
  • Salem Harbor Power Plant
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    The Salem Harbor power plant is a serious threat to the public health - and it may only get worse. There is a severe concern about toxic air emissions from the prior waste disposal practices. That is why Bush's energy plan doesn't quite work? In the Salem Evening News it says that, "The Bush plan only pays lip service to the threat of global warming, the greatest environmental danger of our time". (Kept Davies) The Bush plan may of solved the threat of global warming, but in reality Pollution fr...
  • 300 Mw Coal Power Plant
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    Power crisis - be practical - act JR likely E. Carlo Fernando Ex-Consulting Engineer, CEB The Accelerated Mahaweli Hydro Power Projects were planned to meet peak loads. In this plan thermal power is to be provided for base load. Coal was selected for th Power crisis - be practical - act JR like by Ananda S Wijayarathne The Accelerated Mahaweli Hydro Power Projects were planned to meet peak loads. Coal was selected for this purpose because it is the cheapest, most reliable and practical source of...
  • Power Plants
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    On Thursday August 14th 2003 at approximately 4: 10 p.m. a massive power outage occurred in Ontario, Canada and northeastern United States. Nearly fifty million people were affected by this huge regional blackout. Ten million Canadians (about one third total Canadians) and forty million Americans (approximately one eight the population) were in the dark. 22 power plants was shutdown during the outage spanning 24,000 square kilometers. Communication by cell phone and means of transportation via r...

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