GAO"s views on DOE"s 1991 budget for addressing problems at the nuclear weapons complex
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GAO"s views on DOE"s 1991 budget for addressing problems at the nuclear weapons complex statement for the record of Keith O. Fultz, Director of Planning and Reporting, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, before the Committee on Budget, House of Representatives.

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office, [The Office, distributor in [Washington, D.C.?], [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
  • Nuclear weapons plants -- United States.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States.

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SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-RCED-90-33.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 leaves
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL17674890M

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