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Nuclear waste repository work should not proceed until quality assurance is adequate : report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Power, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactive waste sites -- United States -- Location.,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- United States -- Evaluation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14527382M

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