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Nuclear safety and the environment

Great Britain. Dept. of Energy.

Nuclear safety and the environment

evidence by the Department of Energy to the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution in connection with its study of radiological safety.

by Great Britain. Dept. of Energy.

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Published by Department of Energy Information Directorate in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.,
    • Energy policy -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsGreat Britain. Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD196.R3 G7 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5022058M
      ISBN 100904552039
      LC Control Number76676719
      OCLC/WorldCa2875908

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