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Nuclear Security Act of 2002

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Nuclear Security Act of 2002

report together with additional views (to accompany S. 1746) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear facilities -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Nuclear terrorism -- United States -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 107th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 107-335
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14531721M
    OCLC/WorldCa51288354

    In addition, Section 51 of the BAER Act () offers leeway to the authority to lead administrative assessment in an atomic establishment to confirm that the nuclear safety and security demands.


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