Emerging Threats: Assessing Public Safety and Security Measures at Nuclear Power Facilities : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, March 10, 2003

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003 - 322 pages
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Page 177 - I would be pleased to answer any questions that you or other Members of the Subcommittee may have at this time.
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