We almost lost Detroit by John Grant Fuller

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .

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  • Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant (Mich.),
  • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents.

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Statementby John G. Fuller.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16676611M

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Sheriff Charles Harrington, known as Bud, a lanky man with a lean, craggy face, received it. It takes only 1/millionth of an ounce of plutonium to kill you--and a particle of this new element has a hazardous life-span ofyears. What's worse, plutonium is erratic under any conditions, and Fuller describes four hair-raising incidents during which runaway melt nearly brought Hiroshima to Idaho, Canada, England and Detroit.

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PM Eastern time, Wednesday, October 5, marks 50 years since the Fermi 1 partial core meltdown. We Almost Lost Detroit. While the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) summary description of Fermi 1's history and current status could not be more shallow nor whitewashed, the near-catastrophe was significant enough to inspire an iconic book by.

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John G. Fuller, a columnist for the respected Saturday Review wrote this book to expand on an article he had written for Look magazine/5. "We Almost Lost Detroit" is one of those songs. Scott-Heron read the book of the same title and at that time he gotto know about Karen Silkwood case.

He came to realize how important it is to know about the nuclear issues and wrote the words, which turned into a song. It was recorded for his album "Bridges" ().

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A review of We Almost Lost Detroit by John G. Fuller. Page "If a runaway meltdown should develop, and the fuel should reassemble itself at the bottom of the reactor, it was entirely possible for a breeder reactor like EBR1, or the breeder planned for Michigan, to turn itself into a mass similar to that of a nuclear bomb, not with the same explosive power, but still a significant.

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