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Nuclear Implosions: The Rise and Fall of the Washington Public Power Supply System (Studies in Economic History & Policy: USA in the Twentieth Century)

by Daniel Pope

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power industries,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Washington state,
  • History / United States / General,
  • General,
  • Design and construction,
  • Electric utilities,
  • Energy development,
  • Finance,
  • Nuclear power plants,
  • United States,
  • Washington (State)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10435592M
    ISBN 100521402530
    ISBN 109780521402538

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Yet the technological, economic, bureaucratic, and administrative dimensions of. This book follows a small public agency in Washington State that undertook one of the most ambitious construction projects in the nation in the s: the building of five large nuclear power plants.

Bydelays and cost overruns, along with slowed growth of electricity demand, led to cancellation of two plants and a construction halt on two others. Review of the hardback: 'In Nuclear Implosions: The Rise and Fall of the Washington Public Power Supply System, Daniel Pope provides a(n) extensive and retrospective analysis of a previous push St Antony's International Review 'Pope's important history might be relied upon to predict dubious prospects for nuclear power anywhere in the.

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Nuclear Implosions: The Rise and Fall of the Washington Public Power Supply System follows a small public agency in Washington State that undertook one of the most ambitious construction projects in the nation in the s: the building of five large nuclear power plants.

Bydelays and cost overruns, along with slowed growth of. Energy Northwest (formerly Washington Public Power Supply System) is a public power joint operating agency in the northwest United States, formed 63 years ago in by Washington state law to produce at-cost power for Northwest utilities.

Headquartered in the Tri-Cities at Richland, Washington, the WPPSS became commonly (and derisively) known as "Whoops!,". The Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS) was started in the s as a means to guarantee electric power to homes and industry in the Northwest.

Well-meaning officials believed that building nuclear power plants was the best way to supply clean and cheap electricity to customers.

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Nuclear Implosions tells the story of a state government agency s failed attempt in the s to build five large nuclear power stations in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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Linkages among public arenas. Only one of the Hanford power reactors was actually finished—way behind schedule and over budget—and the Washington Public Power Supply System went broke.

Hanford's economy kept going during the mids, spurred by President Reagan's defense build-up and by proposals to make storage of nuclear wastes from other sites an important part of.

In the s, the Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS) initiated a construction program for seven new nuclear reactors. WPPSS believed that electricity requirements would grow by percent each year well into the s and started building nuclear power plants to meet their projections.

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