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The road to Yucca Mountain : the development of radioactive waste policy in the United States

Author: J Samuel Walker
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the US government's tangled efforts to solve the technical and political problems associated with radioactive waste. From the Manhattan Project through the designation in 1987 of Yucca  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Samuel Walker
ISBN: 9780520260450 0520260457
OCLC Number: 706888270
Description: XI, 228 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface 1. A Solvable Problem 2. A "Huge and Ever-Increasing Problem" 3. An "Atomic Garbage Dump" for Kansas 4. New Directions in Radioactive Waste Management 5. Progressing toward Stalemate 6. Commercial Low-Level Waste: A "Once Low Priority Matter" 7. The Transportation of Nuclear Waste 8. A Legislative "Solution" Notes Essay on Sources Index
Responsibility: J. Samuel Walker.
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