TITLE

Options for nuclear disposal

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Modern Power Systems;Jan99, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Canadian government's statement that Canada's three nuclear utilities must form an agency to manage and coordinate long-term nuclear fuel waste activities. Encouragement of the three to look at other options besides deep geological burial.
ACCESSION #
1616916

 

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