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Development and control of nuclear industry in California

Frances W. Herring

Development and control of nuclear industry in California

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Published by Assembly of the State of California in [Sacramento] .
Written in English

  • Nuclear energy -- Economic aspects -- California.

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    Statementby Frances W. Herring ; Bureau of Public Administration, University of California ; Assembly Interim Committee on Public Health, Subcommittee on Air Pollution and Radiation Protection.
    SeriesAssembly Interim Committee reports -- v. 9, no. 15 (1957-1959)
    ContributionsUniversity of California, Berkeley. Bureau of Public Administration., California. Legislature. Assembly. Interim Committee on Public Health. Subcommittee on Air Pollution and Radiation Protection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14330489M

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