Electric power and thermal discharges thermal considerations in the production of electric power.

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StatementEdited by Merril Eisenbud and George Gleason.
ContributionsEisenbud, Merril, ed., Gleason, George, 1935- ed., Atomic Industrial Forum. Committee on Environmental Law and Technology., Electric Power Council on Environment.
LC ClassificationsTK1005 .E45
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Paginationxxx, 423 p.
Number of Pages423
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Open LibraryOL5758116M
LC Control Number71138362

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