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Federal agencies involved in the implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.

Federal agencies involved in the implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOCRWM backgrounder
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22447100M


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