Cover: Actions Against Nonnuclear Energy Facilities

Actions Against Nonnuclear Energy Facilities

September 1981-September 1982

Published 1983

by Gail V. Bass-Golod, Bonnie Cordes

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Reviews incidents involving nonnuclear energy installations in the United States and abroad from September 1981 to September 1982. A chronology of 99 incidents is included. Nearly two-thirds of these incidents were attacks on facilities for generating and transmitting electrical energy. Fifty-seven attacks were perpetrated by anti-government leftist guerrillas in Latin America; and 19 were related to the Iran-Iraq war and represented attempts to interfere with the enemy's production of oil. The few energy-related incidents in the United States in the period were economically rather than politically motivated and included extortion threats and theft of oil.

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