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Shipments of nuclear fuel and waste are they really safe? by United States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Environmental Control Technology.

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Division of Environmental Control Technology, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesDOE/EV-0004/2, DOE/EV -- 0004/2.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Conservation and Solar Applications.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15224585M

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