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The China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) was established on 16 September 1988 by a Government of China decree. CNNC's president and vice-president are appointed by the Premier of the State Council. However the CNNC is a self-supporting economic corporation, not a government administrative body. It oversees all aspects of China's civilian and military nuclear programs. According to it own mission statement, it "combines military nuclear weapons production with civilian production, taking nuclear industry as the basis while developing nuclear power and promoting a diversified economy." CNNC is a nationwide industrial conglomerate integrating science, technology, industry, and international trade. The CNNC, also known as the China National Atomic Energy Authority, is in charge of foreign affairs, international conference and Sino-foreign co-operation and exchanges in nuclear field. The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945, rose some 18 km (11 mi) above the hypocenter. ... A nuclear power station. ...


The CNNC is the successor to the Ministry of Nuclear Industry which built China's first atom bomb, hydrogen bomb and nuclear submarine. It functioned as a government bureau for the national nuclear industry and reported directly to the State Council. It oversaw China's nuclear-related corporations, manufacturers, institutions, research institutes, and plants, including those related to nuclear weapons. It was responsible for the design and operation of nuclear power plants; nuclear fuel production and supply, including the processing of natural uranium, uranium conversion and enrichment, fuel assembly fabrication, spent fuel reprocessing, and nuclear waste disposal. USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ... A nuclear power station. ... Nuclear fuel is any material that can be consumed to derive nuclear energy, by analogy to chemical fuel that is burned to derive energy. ... Natural uranium (NU) refers to refined uranium with the same isotopic ratios as found in nature. ... // Nuclear reprocessing separates any usable elements (e. ... Political Punk band from Victorville, Ca WWW.MYSPACE.COM/NUCLEARWASTEX ...


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