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Spent fuel storage requirements

United States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transfer.

Spent fuel storage requirements

the need for away-from-reactor storage.

by United States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transfer.

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transfer, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spent reactor fuels -- Storage.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDOE/NE ; 0002, DOE/NE -- 0002.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17650279M


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