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Military radioactive emissions hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2593 ... August 14, 1985. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • United States. Dept. of Energy.,
  • United States. Environmental Protection Agency.,
  • Radioactive pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Nuclear facilities -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E5526 1985i
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2344110M
LC Control Number86601462

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