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National Response Framework (NRF): Homeland Security Program Core Document for Emergency Management Domestic Incident Response Planning to Terrorism, Terrorist Attacks, Natural Disasters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This document from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, the National Response Framework or NRF - presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies. It establishes a comprehensive, national, all-hazards approach to domestic incident response.
Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer - Geology, Regulations, Environmental Considerations, Hydraulic Fracturing, Protecting Groundwater, Pollution Threats, Impact to Land
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This authoritative publication provides a wealth of detailed information about shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing, including environmental risks and threats to groundwater from production processes.
2011 Complete Guide to Syria: President Bashar al-Assad and Ongoing Uprising, Military and Terrorism, Hamas and Hezbollah, Baath Party, Sanctions and Trade, Damascus - Authoritative Information
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 195,110. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of Syria with over 600 pages of up-to-date information, featuring coverage of the ongoing uprising and the crackdown against the protesters; the current President, Bashar al-Assad, and the long rule of his father; the government, military, human and religious rights, terrorism and U.S. sanctions, and much more.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
Complete Guide to the Three Worst Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Fukushima 2011, Three Mile Island 1979, and Chernobyl 1986 - Authoritative Coverage of Radiation Releases and Effects
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 506,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The three major nuclear power plant accidents - Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, Three Mile Island in 1979, and Chernobyl in 1986 - are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official reports, with over 1,300 pages.
Good Fortune Island: A Chronicle of the Disaster at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Power Station - plus The Essential Guide to Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Safety Issues
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 505,220. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This combination ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station plus our essential guide to nuclear power plants and nuclear energy. Eleven chapters and over 1,300 pages cover every aspect of the accident from the moment it began on March 11, 2011 following the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Nuclear Crisis 2011: The Major Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - Reactor Training Manual, Complete Chronicle of Events and Radiation Releases from the TEPCO Japanese Power Station
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 466,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This combination ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station along with our reproduction of the BWR nuclear power plant reactor training manual from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with comprehensive technical data on reactor systems, components, and operation.
2011 Fukushima Daiichi TEPCO Nuclear Power Plant Accident: Comprehensive Coverage of Historic Core Melt after the Great East Japan Earthquake, Radiation Releases, Stabilization Roadmap, U.S. Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,890. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station - ten chapters and over 1,000 pages cover every aspect of the accident beginning on March 11, 2011 following the Great East Japan Earthquake. This thorough compilation of official information provides an authoritative running narrative of the event as it happened, plus important and little-known background data.
Military Related Essays
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Because so few people have military experience, I have this overwhelming desire to give insight (whether they want it or not) into military thinking. Critical thinking I might add. Only 1%of our population serves in the military. The military belongs to the country. Unfortunately, the military often becomes a subculture, little understood. I am dedicated to helping that not happen.
2011 Official Dictionary of Nuclear, Radiation, and Radiological Terms and Acronyms: Nuclear Power Plants, Atomic Weapons, Military Stockpile, Radiation Medicine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Untangle the confusing technical, scientific, and medical jargon used in the nuclear and radiological fields with this comprehensive dictionary featuring official, authoritative definitions of nearly 1500 terms and acronyms for the nuclear power industry, nuclear weapons, the military nuclear stockpile, and radiological medicine.
COMMON SENSE-ONOMICS: Making this Country better
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
At last... a common-sense approach to reasonable solutions and ways to handle some of the problems that people can't seem to discuss without shouting or reaching for each others' throats. Sinclair offers solutions to some of the most polarizing topics in the news, and also discusses ways to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, improving the literacy rate, and many more reasonable ideas.
Thinking Peace
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Thinking Peace dissects America’s reaction to 9/11 and shows why the forever war on terror was doomed from the start. Human agression acts as a socially-contaminating virus. The more we resort to aggression, violence and war, the more war-infected we become, at all levels, from the body politic to individual minds and bodies. Once so infected, we cannot even imagine more peaceful ways of living.
The Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Glasstone and Dolan Authoritative Military Reference on Atomic Explosions, Blast Damage, Radiation, Fallout, EMP, Biological, Radio and Radar Effects
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 183,340. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
For the first time in e-book format, here is the widely-acclaimed definitive standard reference book on nuclear weapons: the final, third edition of the authoritative Department of Defense text compiled by Samuel Glasstone and Philip Dolan. Every aspect of nuclear explosions is fully detailed - the blast, radioactivity, fallout, EMP, biological damage to people, plants, and animals, and more.
The Secret Life of a Sperm Donor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
Davis Williams jokingly says he will provide sperm to his lesbian friends. When they take him up on his offer, the three of them embark on a life journey unknown to mainstream America. Tales of buying a male home fertility kit, or selecting an appropriate container for the transfer of semen are told alongside insightful vignettes about life in suburban America.
Nuclear Matters: A Practical Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Future Plans, Delivery Systems, Basic Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This up-to-date and authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons provides a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
Averting a Massacre in Libya: Speech by President Barack Obama, March 28, 2011 - The American-led Military Action against Muammar Qaddafi (al Qadhafi, Gadhafi, Gaddafi)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Here is the complete text of the speech given by President Barack Obama at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 2011 about the military action against Libya. Obama declared: " We have intervened to stop a massacre, and we will work with our allies and partners to maintain the safety of civilians."
Three Mile Island (TMI) Nuclear Power Plant Accident: NRC Official Lessons Learned Task Force Final Report (NUREG-0585) - 1979 Partial Meltdown with Radiation Releases
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This is a complete reproduction of the final NRC report on the 1979 nuclear meltdown accident at the Three Mile Island (TMI) plant in Pennsylvania, officially known as NUREG-0585. The TMI 2 Lessons Learned Task Force suggested change in several fundamental aspects of basic safety policy for nuclear power plants.
2011 Complete Guide to Spent Nuclear Fuel Pool Risks at Nuclear Power Plants: NRC Reports on Spent Fuel Rods, Zircaloy Fires, Mitigation Measures, Crisis at Japan's TEPCO Fukushima Power Plant
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The crisis at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan following the great earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 has raised important issues about the safety of spent nuclear fuel rod storage. Three reports for the NRC, Sandia and Brookhaven, analyze the risks of losing water from reactor-based storage pools and the consequences of overheating.
Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Training Manual: Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Design at Japan TEPCO Fukushima Plant and U.S. Plants - Comprehensive Technical Data on Systems, Components, and Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Learn the full details of the nuclear power reactor design at the heart of the 2011 Japanese TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi disaster with this training manual for nuclear workers published by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Every important safety system which has played a key role in the crisis is discussed in detail, including the reactor core, containment, emergency core cooling, and others.
Medicines for Radiation Emergencies: Potassium Iodide (KI), Prussian Blue (Radiogardase), Filgrastim (Neupogen), DTPA (Diethylenetriaminepentaacetate) - Drugs for Radiation Exposure
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Four important medicines for treatment in radiation emergencies are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents: potassium iodide (KI), prussian blue, Filgrastim (Neupogen), and DTPA.