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economic costs of radiation-induced health effects

L. A. Nieves

economic costs of radiation-induced health effects

estimation and simulation

by L. A. Nieves

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Published by Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactivity -- Safety measures -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Health risk assessment -- Economic aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEconomic costs of radiation induced health effects.
    Statementprepared by L.A. Nieves, J.J. Tawil.
    ContributionsTawil, J. J., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation., Pacific Northwest Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17676341M

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