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NEIS Bibliography


** denotes highly recommended book

General Books On Nuclear Power
Nuclear Reactors
The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Nuclear Wastes
Illinois-Specific Documents of Importance
Economics of Nuclear Power
Licensing and Intervention
Radiation and Health
Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons -- The Links Between Them
Proliferation and Terrorism
Conservation and Energy Efficiency Resources
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES
General
Specific Technologies
Alternative Energy Improvements In Housing
Additions To A Global Warming Bibliography
Environmental Justice / Socio-Economic Effects
Chernobyl


General Books On Nuclear Power

Berger, John, NUCLEAR POWER: THE UNVIABLE OPTION, revised and updated, Dell - Laurel Edition, New York, 1977. $2.50.

Caldicott, Helen, NUCLEAR MADNESS, Autumn Press, 1978. $3.95.

Curtis, Richard, and Hogan, Elizabeth, NUCLEAR LESSONS, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1980. $16.95.

Environmental Action Foundation, ACCIDENTS WILL HAPPEN: The Case against Nuclear Power, Perennial Library, Harper & Row, New York, 1979. $2.50.

Grossman, Karl, COVER UP: WHAT YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO KNOW ABOUT NUCLEAR POWER, The Permanent Press, 1982. $9.95.

** Gyorgy, Anna, et al, NO NUKES: EVERYONE'S GUIDE TO NUCLEAR POWER, South End Press, Boston, 1979. $8.00, paperback.

** Nader, Ralph, and Abbotts, John, THE MENACE OF ATOMIC ENERGY, W.W. Norton and Company, 1979 (revised). $4.95.

Olson, McKinley C., UNACCEPTABLE RISK: THE NUCLEAR POWER CONTROVER- SY, Bantam Books, New Yori, 1979 (revised). $2.95.

Pringle, Peter, and Spigelman, James, THE NUCLEAR BARONS, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1981. $16.95.

Bupp, Irwin, and Dorian, Jean-Claude, THE FAILED PROMISE OF NUCLEAR POWER, Basic Books, 1978. $5.95.

Hilgartner, S., Bell, R.C., O'Conner, R., NUKESPEAK, Sierra Club Books, 1982. $14.95.

Kaku, Michio, and Trainer, Jennifer (editors), NUCLEAR POWER: BOTH SIDES, W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 1982. $14.95.

Lovins, Amory, IS NUCLEAR POWER NECESSARY, Friends of the Earth, 1979.

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Nuclear Reactors

Cameron, I.R., NUCLEAR FISSION REACTORS, Plenum Press, New York, 1982.

Ford, Daniel, and Kendall, Henry W., AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EMERGENCY CORE COOLING SYSTEM'S RULEMAKING HEARINGS, Friends of the Earth, 1974. $4.95.

** Fuller, John G., WE ALMOST LOST DETROIT, Ballantine Books, New York, 1975, $1.95.

Nero, Antony V., A GUIDE TO NUCLEAR REACTORS, University of California Press, 1979. $9.95.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (translator), RADIOECOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, 1979.

NUCLEAR REACTOR SAFETY:

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ACCIDENT AT THREE MILE ISLAND, John G. Kemeny, Chair, October 30, 1979.

Ferrara, Grace M., ATOMIC ENERGY AND THE SAFETY CONTROVERSY, Facts on File, New York, 1978.

Okrent, David, NUCLEAR REACTOR SAFETY, University of Wisconsin Press, 1981. $29.50.

Perrow, Charles, NORMAL ACCIDENTS: LIVING WITH HIGH-RISK TECHNOLOGIES, Basic Books, Inc, 1984.

** Pollard, Robert P., THE NUGGET FILE, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, 1979.

Tye, Lawrence, LOOKING BUT NOT SEEING: THE FEDERAL NUCLEAR POWER PLANT INSPECTION PROGRAM, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Mass., 1979.

** Webb, Richard, THE ACCIDENT HAZARDS OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, The University of Massachusetts Press, 1976. $6.95.

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The Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Medvedev, Zhores, NUCLEAR DISASTER IN THE URALS, W.W. Norton & Company, 1979. paperback $2.95.

Roberts, Alan, and Medvedev, Zhores, HAZARDS OF NUCLEAR POWER, Spokesman Bertrand Russell House, 1977. $3.00.

Tucker, Kitty, and Walters, Eleanor, PLUTONIUM IN THE WORKPLACE, Environ- mental Policy Institute, 1979. $3.00.

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Nuclear Wastes

Lennsen, Nicholas, "NUCLEAR WASTE: THE PROBLEM THAT WON'T GO AWAY," WorldWatch Paper #106, December, 1991, WorldWatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington D.C., 20036; 62 pp. $5.00.

Coates, Dennis, et al, "The Disposal of Low-level Radioactive Waste in America: Gridlock in the States," 19 pp., Center for the Study of American Business, contact: Melinda Warren, (314)935- 5630; December, 1992.

Colglazier, E. Wm., Jr., THE POLITICS OF NUCLEAR WASTE, Pergamon Press, 1978. $27.50.

Garmon, Linda, and Peterson, Ivars, "Nuclear Trash," "Used Nuclear Fuel," and "Radwaste," SCIENCE NEWS, Dec. 19 & 26, 1981 and Jan. 2 & 23, 1982.

Hamilton, Mina, Low-Level Waste Facilities in Canada and the U.S., Radioactive Waste Management Associates, 526 W. 26th St., Rm. 517, New York, New York, 10001. April, 1992. $20.00.

Johansson, Thomas B. & Steen, Peter, RADIOACTIVE WASTE FROM NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, University of California Press, 1981. $15.95 (c).

Lipschitz, Ronnie, RADIOACTIVE WASTE, Ballinger Publishing Co., 1980.

Pried, Sherman, RADIOACTIVE WASTE IN GEOLOGIC STORAGE, American Chemical Society, 1979.

Quigg, Catherine, "The Trash that Glows," THE PROGRESSIVE, Sept., 1981.

Quigg, Catherine, "Incident at Zion," THE PROGRESSIVE, Sept., 1980.

Shapiro, Fred C., "Nuclear Waste," THE NEW YORKER, Oct. 18, 1981.

Shapiro, Fred C., RADWASTE, Random House, 1981. $14.50 (c).

Bartlett, Donald L., and Steele, James B., FOREVERMORE: NUCLEAR WASTE IN AMERICA, W.W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1985.

League of Women Voters Education Fund, THE NUCLEAR WASTE PRIMER, Nick Lyons Books, New York, New York, 1993 (revised).

Pollock, Cynthia, "DECOMMISSIONING: NUCLEAR POWER'S MISSING LINK", Worldwatch Paper Number 69, April, 1986, Worldwatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. $4.00.

Resnikoff, Marvin, LIVING WITHOUT LANDFILLS, Radioactive Waste Management Associates, 526 W. 26th St., Rm. 517, New York, New York, 10001. September, 1987. $10.00.

Burns, Michael E. (editor), LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE REGULATION: SCIENCE POLITICS, AND FEAR, Lewis Publishers, Inc.; 1988. $35.00.

U.S. Department of Energy, INTEGRATED DATA BASE FOR 1988: SPENT FUEL AND RADIOACTIVE WASTE INVENTORIES, PROJECTIONS, AND CHARACTERISTICS, DOE/RW-00- 06, prepared by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Washington, D.C., 20585; Sept., 1988. (updated annually by D.O.E.)

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Illinois-Specific Documents of Importance

Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety 1994 (and subsequent) Annual Survey Report, IDNS, 1035 Outer Park Drive, Springfield, IL., 62704; Sept., 1995.

Simon, Justice Seymour, et al, MARTINSVILLE: Report of the Illinois Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Siting Commission on its Inquiry into the Martinsville Alternative Site, available from IDNS (see above), October, 1992.

Proposed Site Selection Criteria for a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility, Low-Level Radioactive Waste Task Group, P.O. Box 5839, Springfield, IL 62705-5839, (217)523-0817, August, 1995.

Illinois Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Act, revised 1992. Available from IDNS, and as appendix in Site Selection Criteria, above.

Title 32, Illinois Administrative Code, Part 601, Licensing Requirments for land Disposal of Radioactive Waste, and Part 606, Requirements for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste Away from the Point of Generation. Available from IDNS, and as appendix in Site Selection Criteria, above.

Central Midwest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regional Management Plan, available from the Central Midwest LLRW Compact Commission, 1035 Outer Park Drive, Springfield, 62704.

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Economics of Nuclear Power

Komanoff, Charles, FISCAL FISSION: The Economic Failure of Nuclear Power, Komanoff Energy Associates, New York, NY, (212)334-9767, December, 1992.

Borson, Dan, et al, ON AGAIN, OFF AGAIN: THE UNRELIABILITY OF U.S. NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, Public Citizen Critical Mass Energy Project, March, 1989; $30.00.

** Cook, James, "Nuclear Follies," Forbes Magazine, February 11, 1985.

Eden, Richard, et al, ENERGY ECONOMICS: GROWTH, RESOURCES, AND POLICIES, Cambridge University Press, 1981.

Flavin, Christopher, NUCLEAR POWER: THE MARKET TEST, Worldwatch Paper #57, Worldwatch Institute, December, 1983; $2.00.

Grossman, Richard and Daneker, Gail, ENERGY, JOBS, AND THE ECONOMY, Alyson Publication, Inc., 1979. $3.45.

Komanoff, Charles, POWER PLANT COST ESCALATION: NUCLEAR AND COAL CAPITAL COSTS, REGULATION AND ECONOMICS, Komanoff Energy Associates, New York, 1981. $15,00 softcover.

Kriesberg, Joseph, FADING FAST: THE RISING COSTS, DECLINING PERFOR- MANCE, AND INCREASING PROBLEMS AT OLDER NUCLEAR REACTORS, Public Citizen Crit- -ical Mass Energy Project, October, 1987. $5.00.

Kriesberg, Joseph, TOO COSTLY TO CONTINUE: THE ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY OF A NUCLEAR PHASE-OUT, Public Citizen Critical Mass, Energy Project, Nov., 1987; $20.00.

Kriesberg, Joseph, MONEY FOR NOTHING: HOW EXPENSIVE REPAIRS DO NOT IMPROVE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PERFORMANCE, Critical Mass, June, 1988. $60.00

Lovins, Amory, NEGAWATTS: A PRACTICAL REMEDY FOR MEGAGOOFS, Rocky Mountain Institute, Drawer 248, Old Snowmass, CO, 81654; Nov. 20, 1985.

Morgan, Richard, NUCLEAR POWER: THE BARGAIN WE CAN'T AFFORD, Environmental Action Foundation, 1977. $3.50.

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Licensing and Intervention

Ebbin, Steven, and Karper, Raphael, CITIZEN GROUPS AND NUCLEAR POWER CONTROVERSY: USES OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL INFORMATION, The MIT Press, Cambridge, 1974. $6.95.

Oversight Committee, Interior and Insular Affairs, U.S. House of Repre- sentatives, QUALITY ASSURANCE IN NUCLEAR POWERPLANT CONSTRUC- TION, U.S. Government Printing OFfice; 1982.

Nelkin, Dorothy, and Pollack, Michael, THE ATOM BESEIGED: EXTRAPARLIA- MENTARY DISSENT IN FRANCE AND WEST GERMANY, The MIT Press, Cambridge, 1981. $17.50.

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Radiation and Health

Alpen, Edward L., RADIATION BIOPHYSICS, Prentice Hall, 1990, 392 pp. $60.

Arena, Victor, IONIZING RADIATION AND LIFE, The C.O. Mosby Company, 1971.

Caufield, Catherine, MULTIPLE EXPOSURES: CHRONICLES OF THE RADIATION AGE, Harper & Row, N.Y., 1989. $19.95 hardcover.

Cobb, Charles, "Living with Radiation," National Geographic, April, 1989.

Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, THE FORGOTTEN GUINEA PIGS, U.S. Government Printing Office; 1980.

Draganic, Ivan G., et al, editors, RADIATION AND RADIOACTIVITY ON EARTH AND BEYOND, CRC Press, 1990. $29.95 hardcover.

Ecker, Martin D., M.D., and Bramesco, Norton J., RADIATION, Vintage Books, 1981. $4.95.

General Accounting Office, PROBLEMS IN ASSESSING CANCER RISKS OF LOW LEVEL IONIZING RADIATION EXPOSURE.

Goffman, John, M.D., RADIATION AND HUMAN HEALTH, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1981. $29.95 hardcover.

Gofman, Dr. John, RADIATION-INDUCED CANCER FROM LOW-DOSE EXPOSURE -- AN INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS, Committee for Nuclear Responsibility, P.O. 11207, San Francisco, CA 94101; 1990.

Goffman, John, M.C., and Sternglass, Peter, SHUTDOWN, The Book Publishing Company, 1979. $4.95.

Goffman, John, M.D., and Tamplin, Arthur, POISONED POWER, Rodale Press, Inc., 1979. $9.95.

Gould, Jay M., and Goldman, Benjamin A., DEADLY DECEIT: LOW-LEVEL RADIATION HIGH-LEVEL COVER-UP, Four Walls Eight Windows, Box 548, Village Station, Ny, NY 10014; 1990. $21.95 paperback.

Graeub, Ralph, THE PETKAU EFFECT: THE DEVASTATING EFFECT OF NUCLEAR RADIATION ON HUMAN HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Four Walls Eight Windows, New York, 1994.

HONICKER VS. HENDRIE, The Book Publishing Company, 1978. $5.00.

Nenot, J.C., and Sather, J.W., THE TOXICITY OF PLUTONIUM, AMERICIUM, AND CURIUM, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1979.

Wasserman, Harvey, and Solomon, Norman, et al., KILLING OUR OWN, Dell Publishing Company, 1980. $12.95.

Committee on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation, HEALTH EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO LOW-LEVELS OF IONIZING RADIATION -- BEIR V REPORT, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.;1990. $35 paper.

Huver, Charles, et al., METHODOLOGIES FOR THE STUDY OF LOW LEVEL RADIATION IN THE MIDWEST, Anvil Press, 1979. $5.00.

Hutterman, J., et al. (editors), EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION ON DNA, Springer-Verlag, 1978.

Alper, Tikvah, CELLULAR RADIOBIOLOGY, Cambridge University Press, 1979.

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Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons -- The Links Between Them

Durie, Sheila, and Edwards, Rob, FUELLING THE NUCLEAR ARMS RACE: The Links between Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons, Pluto Press, 1982. $5.95.

Gyorgy, Anna, "Proliferation: Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons," CRITICAL MASS ENERGY JOURNAL, Vol. 8, No. 2, July - August, 1982.

Lovins, Amory B., and Lovins, L. Hunter, ENERGY/WAR: BREAKING THE NUCLEAR LINK; A Prescription for Non-Proliferation, Harper Colophon Books, 1981 edition. $3.95 (soft).

Hoenig, Milton M., "Energy Department Blurs Line Between Civilian, Military Reactors," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June, 1987.

Murphy, Perula, NUCLEAR STAKES: RACE TO THE FINISH, Ticknor & Fields, 1982. $13.95.

Friends of the Earth, "Documents Reveal Bomb-Reactor LInk," NOT MAN APART, October, 1982.

Radioactive Waste Campaign, DEADLY DEFENSE: MILITARY RADIOACTIVE LANDFILLS, Radioactive Waste Campaign, 625 N. Broadway, NY, NY, 10012; 1988. $15.

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Proliferation and Terrorism

Collins, Larry, and LaPierre, Dominique, THE FIFTH HORSEMAN, A NOVEL, Simon and Schuster, 1980. $13.95.

General Accounting Office, NUCLEAR FUEL REPROCESSING AND THE PROBLEMS OF SAFEGUARDING AGAINST THE SPREAD OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS, U.S. Government Printing Office.

Potter, William, NUCLEAR POWER AND NON-PROLIFERATION, Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain, Publishers, Inc., 1982. $9.95.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee, THE ISRAELI AIR STRIKE, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981.

Weissman, Steve, and Krasney, Herbert, THE ISLAMIC BOMB: THE NUCLEAR THREAT TO ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST, Times Books, a division of Quadrangle, 1981. $15.50.

Willrich, Mason, and Taylor, T.B, NUCLEAR THREAT: RISKS AND SAFEGUARDS, Ballinger Publishing Co., 1974.

Wohlstetter, Albert, et al., SWORDS FROM PLOWSHARES, The University of Chicago Press, 1977. $5.95.

See also the magazine, Bulleting of the Atomic Scientists, Chicago, Illinois, at your library or newsstand.

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Conservation and Energy Efficiency Resources

* Scientific American**, Sept., 1990; whole issue.

Science**, April 21, 1989 issue; whole issue.

Worldwatch Magazine**; many issues since 1988. We have these at our NEIS office. You can see them by appointment, or find a library that has the back issues.

State of the World, 1996**, Worldwatch Institute, W.W. Norton, 1996. $10.95. The other annual SoW's area also good sources of information. We have these at the NEIS office.

Worldwatch Paper #82: "Building on Success: The Age of Energy Efficiency," ** Worldwatch Institute, March, 1988. $4.00. We have this at the office.

Worldwatch Paper #91: "Slowing Global Warming -- A Worldwide Strategy"**, Worldwatch Institute, October, 1989. $4.00.

Efficient Electricity Use: Estimates of Maximum Energy Savings, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), EPRI CU-6746, Project 2788, Palo Alto, California, March, 1990.

"Negawatts: A Practical Remedy for Magagoofs,"** by Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Nov. 20, 1985.

"Efficient Electricity Use: Estimates of Maximum Energy Savings,"** Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA. March, 1990.

"E-Notes Newsletter", the newsletter of the International Institute for Energy Conservation, 420 C Street, Washington, D.C. 20002; (202)546-3388.


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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES

General

Burnham, Laura, executive editor, Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 1993.

Brower, Michael, Cool Energy: Renewable Solutions to Environmental Problems, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992.

Powering the Midwest: Renewable Electricity for the Economy and the Environment, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, D.C., 1993.

Renewable Energy News Digest, monthly newsletter, $60/yr.; Renewable Energy News Digest, 861 Central Parkway, Schenectady, NY 12309, (518)372-1799.

"Energy for Planet Earth," a special issue of Scientific American, Sept., 1990. Various topics and authors. Highly recommended. $3.95.

Flavin Christopher, Durning, Alan, Building on Success: The Age of Energy Efficiency, Worldwatch Paper #82, Worldwatch Institute, Washington, D.C., 1988. $4.00 paperback.

Shea, Cynthia Pollock, Renewable Energy Today's Contribution, Tomorrow's Pro- mise, Worldwatch Paper #81, Worldwatch Institute, Washington, D.C., 1988, 68 pp. $4.00 paperback.

Lovins, Amory B. and Hunter L., et al, Least-Cost Energy: Solving the CO2 Problem, Brick House Publishing Co., Andover, MA, 1981, 184 pp. $17.95 hardcover. Highly recommended.

Stoughbaugh, Robert, and Yergin, Daniel, Energy Future: The Report of the Energy Project at the Harvard Business School (revised 3rd edition); Vintage Books, N.Y., N.Y., 1983, 459 pp. $6.95 softcover. Highly recommended.

Lovins, Amory B. and Hunter L., Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security, Brick House Publishing Co., Andover, MA, 1982, 486 pp. $17.95.

Solar Energy Research Institute, A New Prosperity: Building a Sustainable Energy Future, Brick House Publishing Co., Andover, MA, 1981, 454 pp. $19.95 soft.

Munson, Richard, The Energy Switch: Alternatives to Nuclear Power, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA, 1987, 60 pp. $3.50 softcover.

Flavin, Christopher, and Deudney, Daniel, Renewable Energy: The Power to Choose, W.W. Norton, N.Y., N.Y., 1983, 431 pp. $18.95 hardcover.

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Specific Technologies

Flavin, Christopher, and Lenssen, Nicholas, Beyond the Petroleum Age: Designing a Solar Economy, Worldwatch Paper #100, Worldwatch Institute, Washington, D.C., December 1990. $4.00 paperback.

Harding, Jim, and the International Project for Soft Energy Paths, Tools for the Soft Path, Friends of the Earth Books, San Francisco, CA, 1982, 288 pp. $11.95 softcover.

Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources, Illinois Solar Energy Dir- -ectory, free by writing IDENR Energy Information Clearing House, 325 W. Adams, Springfield, IL 62706.

Lucas, Ted, How to Build a Solar Heater, (revised edition), Crown Publishers, N.Y., N.Y., 1980, 242 pp. $7.95 softcover.

Mazria, Edward, The Passive Solar Energy Book, Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA, 1979, 435 pp. $12.95 softcover.

Maycock, Paul D., Stirewalt, Edward N., Photovoltaics: Sunlight to Electricity in One Step, Brick House Publishing Co., Andover, MA, 1981, 222 pp. $12.95.

Marier, Donald, Wind Power for the Homeowner, Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA, 1981, 386 pp. $10.95 softcover.

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Alternative Energy Improvements In Housing

Butti, Ken, and Perlin, John, A Golden Thread: 2,500 Years of Solar Architecture and Technology, Cheshire Books, Palo Alto, CA, 1980, 289 pp. $9.95 soft.

Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources, Illinois Energy Efficient Homes for the '80s, free by writing IDENR Energy Information Clearinghouse, 325 W. Adams, Springfield, IL 62706.

Morris, David, Self-Reliant Cities: Energy and the Transformation of Urban America, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA, 1982, 250 pp. $8.95 soft.

Sardinsky, Robert, and Klusmire, Jon, Resource-Efficient Housing Guide, Rocky Mountain Institute, Old Snowmass, CO, 1987, 129 pp. $15.00 softcover.

Underground Space Center -- University of Minnesota, Earth-Sheltered Housing Designs: Guidelines, Examples, and References, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., N.Y., N.Y., 1979, 318 pp. $10.95 softcover.

Rothchild, John, and Tenney, Frank, The Home Energy Guide: How to Cut Your Utility Bills, Ballantine Books, N.Y., N.Y., 1978, 246 pp. $1.95 paperback.

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Additions To A Global Warming Bibliography

Global Warming, Stephen Schneider, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1989.

Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast, Andrew Revkin, Abbeville, 1992. $29.95.

The Heated Debate: Greenhouse Predictions Versus Climate Reality, Robert C. Balling, Jr., Pacific Research Institute, 1992. $21.95.

- "Reflections: The End of Nature," Bill McKibben, The New Yorker magazine, September 11, 1989.

- "Greenhouse Warming: Efficient Solution or Nuclear Nemesis?", Bill Keepin, Rocky Mountain Institute, 1739 Snowmass Road, Snowmass, CO 81654; June 29, 1988; 10 pp.

- Slowing Global Warming: A Worldwide Strategy, Christopher Flavin, Worldwatch Paper # 91, Worldwatch Institute, Washington D.C., October, 1989. $4.00

- "Greenhouse Warming: Comparative Analysis of Two Abatement Strategies," Bill Keepin and Gregory Kats, Rocky Mountain Institute, as above; December, 1988; 45 pp.

- "Managing Planet Earth," a special issue of Scientific American, Sept., 1989. Articles include: "The Changing Atmosphere," "The Changing Climate," and "Strategies for Energy Use."

- "The Greenhouse Theory of Climate Change: A Test by an Inadvertent Global Experiment," V. Ramanathan, Science, Vol. 240, April 15, 1988.

- "Reducing the Rate of Climate Warming: the States' Role," a report from Renew America, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Ste. 719, Washington, D.C. 20036. $7.00.

- "Under the Sun -- Is Our World Warming?", National Geographic Magazine, October, 1990.

- Climate Change and U.S. Water Resources, Waggoner, Paul E., ed., Wiley- Interscience, New York, 1990. $69.

- "Mythbusters #4: The Greenhouse Effect," Safe Energy Communications Council, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Ste. LL215, Washington, D.C. 20036.

- "Modeling the Geochemical Carbon Cycle," Robert A. Berner and Antonio C. Lasaga, Scientific American, March, 1989.

- "Global Climate Change," Richard A. Houghton and George M. Woodwell, Scientific American, April, 1989.

- "Looking for Mr. Greenhouse," a two part series by Richard Monastersky, Science News, Vol. 135, April 8 and 15, 1989.

- "How Would Closing Nuclear Plants Affect Climate?" Henning Rodhe and Anders Bjorkstrom, Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Fall, 1988.

- "Planting the Seed: Some Down-to-Earth Ideas to Fight Global Warming," Annie Eberhart, Public Citizen, Nov./Dec. 1988.

- "The Heat is On," Christopher Flavin, Worldwatch, Nov./Dec., 1988.

- "The Heat Is On: Global Warming Threatens the Natural World," Norman Meyers, Greenpeace, May/June 1989.

- "Climate Shock: A Global Warning," James R. Udall, Sierra magazine, July/August 1989.

- "Carbon-14 in Methane Sources and in Atmospheric Methane: The Contribution from Fossil Carbon," M. Wahlen, N. Tanaka, et al, Science, Vol. 245, July 21, 1989, pp. 286-290.

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Environmental Justice / Socio-Economic Effects

Barbara Rose Johnston, ed., Who Pays the Price? The Sociocultural Context of Environmental Crisis, (Washington D.C.: Island Press, 1994).

Bunyan Bryant, ed., Environmental Justice: Issues, Policies, Solutions; (Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1995).

Richard Hofrichter, ed., Toxic Struggles: The Theory and Practice of Environmental Justice, (Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1993.

James K. Boyce, "Equity and the Environment: Social Justice Today as a Prerequisite for Sustainability in the Future," Alternatives, Vol 21, No. 1, 1995.

Robert D. Bullard, ed., Unequal Protection: Environmental Justice and Communities of Color, (San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1994).

Robert D. Bullard, Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality; (Boulder: Westview Press, 1990).

Robert M. Frye, "Environmental Injustice: The Failure of American Civil Rights and Environmental Law to Provide Equal Protection from Pollution," Dickenson Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Fall 1993.

Joseph G. Jorgenson, "The Political Economy of the Native American Energy Business," in Jorgenson, ed., Native Americans and Energy Development II, (Boston: Anthropology Research Center, 1984).

United Church of Christ Commission for Racial Justice, Toxic Wastes and Race in the United States: A National Report on the Racial and Socioeconomic Characteristics of Communities With Hazardous Waste Sites; (New York: 1987).

Benjamin A. Goldman, Not Just Prosperity: Achieving Sustainability With Environmental Justice; (Washington D.C.: National Wildlife Federation, 1993).

Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Wastes, Ten Years of Triumph (Arlington, Virginia: 1993).

United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, Environmental Equity: Reducing Risk for all Communities-Volume 2: Supporting Document (Washington, D.C.: 1992).

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Chernobyl

Cheney, Glenn Alan, Journey to Chernobyl: Encounters in a Radioactive Zone, Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, 1995.

Chernobyl: Implications for Illinois, Proceedings of the Conference October 22 and 23, 1987, Chicago. Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety. 1987.

Testimonies: Chernobyl Papers No. 1, Greenpeace International, Amsterdam, 1996.

Chernousenko, Vladimir M., Chernobyl: Insight from the Inside, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1991.

Edwards, Mike, "Living with the Monster: Chernobyl," National Geographic, August, 1994, pp. 99-114.

Gale, Robert Peter, Final Warning: The Legacy of Chernobyl, Warner Books, New York, 1998.

Gubaryev, Vladimir, Sarcophagus -- A Tragedy, a play about Chernobyl, Vintage Books, New York, 1987.

Hawkes, Nigel (et al...), Chernobyl: The End of the Nuclear Dream, Vintage Books, New York, 1987.

Marples, David R., Chernobyl and Nuclear Power in the USSR, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986.

Marples, David R., The Social Impact of the Chernobyl Disaster, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1988.

Medvedev, Grigorii, The Truth about Chernobyl, Basic Books, New York, 1991.

Medvedev, Grigorii, No Breathing Room: The Aftermath of Chernobyl, Basic Books, New York, 1993.

Medvedev, Zhores A., The Legacy of Chernobyl, W.W. Norton, New York, 1990.

Nardo, Don, Chernobyl, Lucent Books, San Diego, 1990.

Pohl, Frederik, Chernobyl -- A Novel, Bantam Books, New York, 1987.

Read, Piers Paul, Ablaze: The Story of the Heroes and Victims of Chernobyl, Random House, New York, 1993.

Rickard, Graham, The Chernobyl Catastrophe, Bookwright Press, New York, 1989.

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