Atomic energy in the United States economy

a consideration of certain industrial, regional, and economic development aspects
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Nuclear energy -- Economic aspects -- United States., Nuclear power plants -- United States., Power resources -- United St

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StatementHarold J. Barnett.
SeriesEnergy in the American economy
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LC ClassificationsHD9698.U52 B37 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 306 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4733773M
ISBN 100405119623
LC Control Number78022658

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