Power in trust: the environmental history of the Central Electricity Generating Board, Volume 1
This study examines the history of environmental issues that accompanied the growth of electrification throughout Great Britain since the 1920s. The focus is on the impact of power stations and the main transmission lines of England and Wales since the nationalization of the industry in 1947. This development has been the target of a great deal of criticism--from aesthetic complaints to concerns about pollution and radiation. Drawing on the archives of the industry and those of Government Departments, the author provides firsthand evidence of how the issues were regarded at the time and of the way in which industry officials dealt with them. This detailed account will be of interest to all who are concerned with the power industry and environmental issues.
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London and its power stations
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