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The nuclear debate: clashes in congress and california.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17834926     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Federal and state governments may be headed toward a collision over a key aspect in the development of nuclear power. Antinuclear groups in California are pressing for a law that would ban nuclear power plants unless Congress removes the present legal limitations on the damages payable in the event of a nuclear accident. But Congress, far from repealing the limitation (mandated by the Price-Anderson nuclear insurance law), recently voted to extend it. The skirmish on Capitol Hill over the Price-Anderson law is analyzed in the first of the following articles; the events that have made the California proposition possible are discussed in the second.
Authors:
P M Boffey; N Wade
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  191     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1976 Jan 
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Created Date:  2010-06-08     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-50     Citation Subset:  -    
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