Land Title: Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Fourth Edition Authors: Michael I. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, Logan Yonavjak
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Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Energy, Fossil Fuels, and Nuclear Energy

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) at the U.S. Department of Energy is an excellent source of information and links on all matters related to energy.
Energy Information Administration (U.S. Department of Energy)
The Energy Overview site or the Energy Information Administration, DOE, presents U.S. Energy Flow at a national level, as well as information at the state and international levels, plus forecasts and financial information.
Energy Overview
You will learn about the history and operation of the electrical utility industry as you explore the Edison Electric Institute web site.
Edison Electric Institute
The Kentucky Coal Fact Book contains a good introduction to the formation of fossil fuels and the coal mining industry.
Kentucky Coal Fact Book
Information on oil spills can be found at the following locations: the Oil Spill Public Information Center web site, the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters web page, and the Reports for Oil Spill Professionals web site.
Oil Spill Public Information Center
The Nuclear Energy Information Centre can provide you with a good introduction and overview of the nuclear power industry.
The Nuclear Energy Information Center
This web site provides detialed information on this radioactive disaster.
The Chernobyl Accident
The Yucca Mountain Project Web Site provides detailed information on nuclear waste disposal in general and information on the site that Congress, in 1987, proposed should become the United States' national nuclear waste repository.
The Yucca Mountain Project
The web home of The World Nuclear Association contains information on the nuclear power industry and uranium production.
World Nuclear Association
Information on oil spills can be found at the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services website.
Oil Spill Links
To learn about the history and operation of the oil industry, visit the Chevron Oil Site learning center.
Chevron Oil
The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission is a major source of information on the nuclear power industry in the United States, and around the world. This site includes an area where you can search the NRC collection of public files.
The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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