Utility Survey on Nuclear Power Plant Siting and Nuclear Energy Centers by David F. Cope

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StatementCope, David F.
ContributionsBauman, H. F.
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Pagination81 p. $0.00 C.1.
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The Nuclear Energy Center Site Survey is a study of a potential alternative siting approach for nuclear power and fuel-cycle facilities, an approach that would cluster sizable groups of such facilities on a relatively small number of sites.

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