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Discovery of Uranium Fissionability
It took until 1938 to discover that uranium could be split to release energy, that is fission. This was accomplished by Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman.
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Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended
sanitary waste
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shielding
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socioeconomic analysis
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Soil and Water Conservation Act of 1977
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Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
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