A nuclear power station at Carnsore Point, Co. Wexford the social, economic and environmental implications, a report prepared in the public interest by a study group sponsored by An Taisce, Co. Wexford, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Wexford (and the) South Eastern Scientific Council.

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Published by (An Taisce) in (Wexford) (c/o A.M. Sullivan, Ard Aoibhinn, Coolballow, Wexford, Ireland) .

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ContributionsNational Trust for Ireland.
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Number of Pages55
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