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Updating nuclear security standards

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

Updating nuclear security standards

how long can the Department of Energy afford to wait? : seventh report

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy -- Security measures.,
  • Nuclear weapons plants -- Security measures -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Nuclear facilities -- Security measures -- Standards -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Committee on Government Reform.
    SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 109-435.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16140137M
    ISBN 100160767547

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