TITLE

Nuclear ferry halted

PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/27/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1766, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the halting of a shipment of nuclear waste by between 30 and 40 Greenpeace activists. Destination of the shipment; More.
ACCESSION #
9105131210

 

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