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The general U.S. government response to possible acts of terrorism on nuclear power plants since 2001 has (Points : 5) a. been limited to a few rarely enforced regulations. b. includes adding
metal-detectors. c. been considerable and focused on the most vulnerable operations where terrorist attack on the spent-fuel pools could result. d. not an issue or concern.
c) been considerable and focused on the most vulnerable operations where terrorist attack on the spent-fuel pools could result.
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User: The general U.S. government response to possible acts of terrorism on nuclear power plants since 2001 has (Points : 5) a. been limited to a few rarely enforced regulations. b. includes adding metal-detectors. c. been considerable and focused on the most vulnerable operations where terrorist attack on the spent-fuel pools could result. d. not an issue or concern.

Weegy: c) been considerable and focused on the most vulnerable operations where terrorist attack on the spent-fuel pools could result.
Expert answered|ladygray|Points 300|

User: The energy released from the sun and other stars comes from (Points : 5) a. the fusion of helium into hydrogen. b. the fusion of hydrogen into helium. c. the fission of helium into hydrogen. d. the fission of hydrogen into helium.

Weegy: B) the fusion of hydrogen into helium.
Expert answered|ladygray|Points 300|

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