Protection against malevolent use of vehicles at nuclear power plants

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Statementprepared by D.T. Nebuda.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Division of Radiation Safety and Safeguards., Protective Design-Mandatory Center of Expertise (U.S.)
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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing Regulatory Guide (RG)“Protection against Malevolent use of Vehicles at Nuclear Power Plants,” dated August This document is being withdrawn because it is outdated and has been superseded by other NRC guidance.

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