Terra: Our World - Energy Alternatives - Episode 6 (ITV)

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Peabody Award-winning, ten-part series about the environment, aimed at students in grades 6-8. This episode discusses nuclear power in the aftermath of the 1979 Three Mile Island meltdown and alternative power sources such as solar and geothermal and fuel derived from plants. Includes a visit to The Geysers in California, the world's largest geothermal field, containing a complex of 18 geothermal power plants. Featured authorities: Donald Lipschutz (Union of Concerned Scientists), Sen. George McGovern, Jan Miller (Pacific Gas & Electric spokesperson), Dr. James MacKenzie (Council on Environmental Quality), Dr. Lance Crombie (microbiologist). Narrator: Connie Chung.
Maryland Public Television; Maryland. State Department of Education. Division of Instructional Television
Broadcasting, Communications
North America; United States of America
Public Broadcasting
Special Collections and University Archives
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:736531; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/46541; Filename: bcast-077594

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