All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors.
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There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!David R. Brower
It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.David R. Brower
It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.David R. Brower