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The Management of radioactive waste

The Management of radioactive waste

a report by an international group of experts.


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Published by Uranium Institute in London .
Written in English

  • Radioactive wastes -- Management.,
  • Radioactive wastes -- Management -- Case studies.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUranium Institute.
    LC ClassificationsTD898.14.M35 M36 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 p. :
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1656255M
    ISBN 100946777217
    LC Control Number91217337

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