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Nuclear security

United States. General Accounting Office

Nuclear security

safeguards and security weaknesses at DOE"s weapons facilities : report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy -- Security measures.,
  • Nuclear industry -- Security measures -- United States.

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    Other titlesSafeguards and security weaknesses at DOE"s weapons facilities., Weaknesses at DOE"s weapons facilities.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16267298M

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