TITLE

Costs of nuclear incidents to rise for operators

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2012, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increased compensation cost for the nuclear power plant operators in the event of nuclear power plant incidents.
ACCESSION #
84542187

 

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