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Nuclear waste comprehensive review of the disposal program is needed : report to the Congress by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States -- Management

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Other titlesComprehensive review of the disposal program is needed
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14542197M

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