Time to rethink nuclear waste storage

Flynn, James; Kasperson, Roger
June 1992
Issues in Science & Technology;Summer92, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p42
Academic Journal
Discusses the 35-year effort to find a permanent repository for the nation's high-level radioactive nuclear waste. The site, Yucca Mountain, Nevada; The scope of the hazard; Department of Energy (DOE); The public's nuclear dread; The rocky road to stalemate; Lessons from abroad; Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982; The current US repository siting program; Rethinking the waste solution; Using a voluntary siting process; Keeping multiple options open; More.


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