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

Subjects:

  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.,
  • Nuclear industry -- Health aspects.,
  • Nuclear industry -- Employees -- Health and hygiene.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNuclear regulation, health and safety.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14524507M

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