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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

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

6 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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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

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 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NUC

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

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

Arnold, Guy.

Summary: Examines how nuclear energy is produced and used, as well as its possible dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1990

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 621.48 ARN

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

Cummings, Claire Hope

Summary: Examines the rise of industrial agriculture and plant biotechnology, the fall of public interest science, and the folly of patenting seeds. The author suggests how green technologies and new approaches to food and farming methods will provide a way out of this growing predicament.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 631.521 CUM

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: What harm could come from sitting leisurely at the computer, chatting with online pals? Unfortunately, many young people who spend hours in chat rooms or post sensitive information on the Internet have little or no idea of the risks involved. This program warns students about how vulnerable they are whenever they venture into the cyber realm-even when they think they're among "friends."...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Has China circumvented the economic woes of America and Europe, or is the "Chinese miracle" headed for similar implosions in its housing and financial markets? For answers, this film seeks out the opinions of several Chinese commentators-from respected economists who offer complex analysis to ordinary Beijing citizens who describe their day-to-day struggles with the country's rapid changes....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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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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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

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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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

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: 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

Welch, H. Gilbert

Summary: "Eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings," the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services advises the public in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. And that is absolutely true - except for the checkup part. The American public has been sold the idea that seeking medical care is one of the most important steps to maintain wellness. However, surprisingly, medical care is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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Summary: First atomic power station/nuclear power plant for electricity in homes.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1955

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Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: When the murdered body of a private detective is found to be contaminated with radioactive matter, ex-cop Cam Richter conducts a personal investigation that reveals dangerous security problems at a nuclear power plant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS DEU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY Deu

Patterson, James

3 holds on 1 copy

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

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Hall, James W.

Summary: "The New York Times Book Review calls Edgar Award-winner James W. Hall a "master of suspense" and this new high-stakes thriller shows why as Thorn embarks on a mission to save his newfound son Earth Liberation Front, known as ELF, is a loosely knit organization comprised of environmental activists scattered around the country. These extremists take a "by any means necessary" approach to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL