Southeastern Utah nuclear waste transportation study technical report

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Published by Office of Nuclear Waste Isolation, Battelle Project Management Division, Available from National Technical Information Service in Columbus, Ohio, Springfield, VA .

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  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Utah

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ContributionsBechtel Group, United States. Dept. of Energy, Battelle Memorial Institute. Office of Nuclear Waste Isolation
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL14881076M

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