Industrial Radioactive Waste Disposal: Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, Volume 1
United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Special Subcommittee on Radiation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - Legislative hearings - 3142 pages
Considers problems of radioactive waste disposal and the precautions, safeguards, and standards to ensure safe handling of these wastes. Includes numerous nongovernmental reports on the sources and types of radioactive wastes. Focuses on the problems of dumping radioactive wastes into the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
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