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Main Title The road to Yucca Mountain : the development of radioactive waste policy in the United States /
Author Walker, J. Samuel.
Publisher University of California Press,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 276274684
ISBN 9780520260450 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520260457 (cloth : alk. paper)
Subjects Radioactive waste disposal--Government policy--United States. ; Radioactive waste disposal in the ground--Nevada--Yucca Mountain. ; Entsorgung. ; Politik. ; Radioaktiver Abfall. ; Endlagerung. ; USA.
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ERAM  TD898.118 .W35 2009 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 04/18/2011
Collation xi, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Shipping list no.: 2009-0442-P. "Published in association with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission"--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-222) and index.
Contents Notes
A solvable problem -- A "huge and ever-increasing problem" -- An "atomic garbage dump" for Kansas -- New directions in radioactive waste management -- Progressing toward stalemate -- Commercial low-level waste : a "once low priority matter" -- The transportation of nuclear waste -- A legislative "solution." Examines the United States government's efforts to deal with the technical and political problems associated with radioactive waste, describing various approaches used by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to deal with radioactive waste sites throughout the country.