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Underground disposal of high-level radioactive waste in the United States of America—Program overview

  • Eriksson Leif G.
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Keywords

Radioactive Waste Site Characterization Nuclear Regulatory Commission Geologic Repository Waste Package 

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Key References

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© International Association of Engineering Geology 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eriksson Leif G.
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  1. 1.Golder Associates Inc.AtlantaUSA

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