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Nuclear powerplant shutdowns, who pays? hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, April 5, 1979 by United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Energy

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Nuclear power plants -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references

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Paginationiii, 55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL14952196M

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