The Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant An Overview
(Americana - 20th Century - Long Island - Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant)

Mineola, New York: Long Island Lighting Company LILCO, 1982. F 22 pages; color illustrated throughout. An advertising supplement to Newsday, October 17, 1982 and essentially an attempt to garner support for this nuclear plant's construction & use, which by this point had become expensive, very controversial and was eventually decommissioned as a nuclear facility; the 6 billion dollar cost to do so being passed on to Long Island electricity customers in the form of a 30 year surcharge on their electric bills. Giving history, explanation of Long Island's present and future energy needs, inspection and safety concerns answered, list of nuclear power plants around the world and more, with a prefatory Open Letter to LILCO customers by Charles R. Pierce, the then-CEO. Approx. 8 1/2" x 10 3/4" size; illustrated stapled paper covers. Light wear; in very good condition; interesting Long Island nuclear energy history ephemera. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24974)


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