Nuclear energy and public safety
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Nuclear energy and public safety by Michael R. Gabriel

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Published by CPL Bibliographies in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Bibliography.,
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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementby Michael Gabriel.
SeriesCPL bibliography ;, no. 73-74
LC ClassificationsZ5162.A26 G3 1982, TK9152 G3 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3481825M
ISBN 10086602073X, 0866020748
LC Control Number82001187

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