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Convention on Nuclear Safety report (to accompany treaty doc. 104-6) by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Convention on Nuclear Safety -- (1994),
  • Nuclear power plants -- Design and construction -- Safety measures,
  • Nuclear reactors -- Safety measures -- International cooperation,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesExec. rept. / 106th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 106-1
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14497987M
OCLC/WorldCa41409490

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