Comparative techniques for nuclear fuel cycle waste management systems
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Published by Dept. of Energy, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Richland, Wash, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Reactor fuel reprocessing -- Waste disposal.,
  • Nuclear fuels -- Estimates.,
  • Nuclear facilities -- United States -- Safety measures.

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Edition Notes

StatementP.J. Pelto, J. W. Voss.
SeriesPNL ; 3153, PNL (Series) -- 3153.
ContributionsVoss, J. W., United States. Dept. of Energy., Pacific Northwest Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17651338M

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