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Decommissioning of nuclear powerplants

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

Decommissioning of nuclear powerplants

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session ... hearing held in Washington, DC, April 23, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- United States -- Decommissioning.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- United States -- Safety measures.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17747314M

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