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Nuclear power

accidental releases--practical guidance for public health action : report on a WHO meeting, Mol, Belgium, 1-4 October 1985.

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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Health aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 39-41.

    SeriesWHO regional publications., no. 21
    ContributionsWorld Health Organization.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA569 .N82 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2078768M
    ISBN 109289011122
    LC Control Number88114035

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