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Adequacy of nuclear powerplant security

hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Regulation of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, March 19, 1993.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Regulation.

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

    Subjects:
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.),
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- Management,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Security measures -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 103-57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 115 p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23268676M
    ISBN 100160408830
    OCLC/WorldCa28283014

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