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DeAngelis, Therese.

Summary: Presents a chronicle of the accident that occurred at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on March 28, 1979 after a harmless release of steam prompted a series of mistakes that led to the brink of a nuclear meltdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 DeA

Higginbotham, Adam

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.17 HIG

Woods, Michael

Summary: Describes environmental disasters, including oil spills, chemical leaks, toxic pollution, and nuclear accidents, and discusses how they impact people, wildlife, and the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.702 WOO

Summary: Examines the aftermath of the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan. Looks at the lives of some of the refugees from the town of Futaba. Raises questions regarding the future of nuclear power in Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHE

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4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHE

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events of what scientists accept as the worst nuclear disaster in history, with emphasis on the environmental effects on the immediate area and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

Walker, J. Samuel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1799 WAL

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events surrounding the meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, as well as the history of nuclear power in the United States and the disaster's legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Company 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

Plokhy, Serhii

Summary: An in depth look at the stories of firefighters, scientists, and soldiers who worked to extinguish the nuclear inferno of Chernobyl identifies the flaws of the Soviet nuclear industry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1 PLO

Patterson, James

Summary: Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. There's no place to run in a community that's been taken--and is being intentionally kept--off the grid. A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks. Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M PAT

Blankman, Anne

Summary: Relocating to Leningrad in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster, neighbors Valentina and Oksana, who have been taught to hate each other because of religious differences, uncover painful family secrets while learning what it means to trust another person.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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Vollmann, William T.

Summary: William T.Vollmann begins No Immediate Danger, the first volume of Carbon Ideologies, by examining and quantifying the many causes of climate change, from industrial manufacturing and agricultural practices to fossil fuel extraction, economic demand for electric power, and the justifiable yearning of people all over the world to live in comfort. Turning to nuclear power first, Vollmann recounts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79 VOL

Bortz, Alfred B.

Summary: Recounts the Tohoku earthquake, subsequent tsunami, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 BOR

Summary: After a nuclear power plant worker in Russia is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation, officials initiate a cover-up, refusing to help him, so he steals some plutonium to sell on the black market to support his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2008

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER PU

Fuller, John G. (John Grant)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Press ; distributed by Crowell 1975

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.483 FUL

Lochbaum, David A.

Summary: "In the first definitive account of the Fukushima disaster, two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists ... team up with journalist Susan Q. Stranahan ... to tell this harrowing story, [which] combines [an] ... account of the tsunami and the nuclear emergency it created with an explanation of the science and technology behind the meltdown as it unfolded in real time"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.17 LOC

Patterson, James

Summary: Returning home after a power-plant accident, Maggie and Jordan discover something is very wrong and as friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, their search for the truth puts them in the crosshairs of a sinister presence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2019

Summary: A television news reporter and a cameraman uncover a startling incident while investigating a nuclear power plant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CHI

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Describes how nuclear power developed, how it works, and the serious health and environmental problems that ensue when the process malfunctions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363 BEN

Summary: "Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has the support of the plant's operators and the NRC--Nuclear Regulatory Commission--yet has stoked a great deal of controversy in the surrounding community, including a vocal anti-nuclear contingent concerned that what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IND

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