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|Main Title||Health implications of new energy technologies /|
|Author||Rom, William N. ; Archer, Victor E.|
|CORP Author||Society for Occupational and Environmental Health.|
|Publisher||Ann Arbor Science Publishers,|
|Subjects||Energy development--Health aspects--Congresses ; Energy development--Environmental aspects--Congresses ; Environmentally induced diseases--Congresses ; Environmental Health ; Fossil Fuels--adverse effects ; Technology ; Sources d'énergie ; Santé|
|Additional Subjects||Energy development--Hygienic aspects--Congresses ; Energy development--Environmental aspects--Congresses ; Environmentally induced diseases--Congresses ; Environmental health--Addresses, essays, lectures ; Energy policy--Environmental aspects--Addresses, essays, lectures|
|Collation||xxi, 785 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
A model of energy development: the nuclear industry? -- Exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation -- Coal mining: health and environmental effects -- The transition period to long-term self-sufficiency -- Coal combustion -- Oil shale development and potential health effects -- Geothermal energy development -- The future: solar energy development -- Health hazards of energy transmission and consumption -- Energy research and development. This book examines the health effects of major energy sources like, coal, oil shade, geothermal, and solar.