TITLE

Safe or Deadly?

AUTHOR(S)
Guynup, Sharon
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
Science World;02/07/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the September 30, 1999 accident at a nuclear fuel factory in Tokaimura, Japan.
ACCESSION #
2839491

 

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