TITLE

Nuclear fears over plans to scrap old submarines

AUTHOR(S)
Andrew Picken
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Mail on Sunday;3/31/2013, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
REDUNDANT nuclear submarines are to be scrapped at a Scots shipyard - despite a row over what to do with the deadly radioactive waste.
ACCESSION #
86438431

 

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