WEVTU's recent analysis of the outlook for nuclear power (see WEVTU — Sept. 1, '00, p.7) uncoveres another reason why zero-emissions, low-cost electric power will become a crucial global matter. A new system for producing much-needed economic fresh water from the ocean is being built by the large Stone and Webster engineering firm — tied in with an existing power generating plant — in Tampa, FL. A semi-permeable membrane desalination unit will produce 25 million gallons per day of fresh ...

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