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Main Title Whose backyard, whose risk : fear and fairness in toxic and nuclear waste siting /
Author Gerrard, Michael,
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 30545774
ISBN 0262071606 (alk. paper); 9780262071604 (alk. paper)
Subjects Hazardous waste sites--Location--Government policy--United States ; Hazardous waste sites--Government policy--United States ; Afvalstortplaatsen ; Milieubeleid
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  HD4483.G47 1994 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/12/2015
Collation ix, 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-325) and index.
Contents Notes An environmental lawyer offers an analysis of practices that contribute to the failure of successful waste disposal and suggests alternative methods to tackle various forms of waste and effectively allocate land with a minimum of risk. I. Setting the Stage. 2. The Origins and Disposal of Nonradioactive Wastes. 3. The Origins and Disposal of Radioactive Wastes. 4. How Siting Decisions Are Made. 5. Evaluating the Current Siting Processes -- II. Prior Proposals for Reform. 6. Consensual Proposals. 7. Coercive Proposals. 8. Avoidance Proposals -- III. A Proposed Solution: Local Control, State Responsibility, National Allocation. 9. A Description of the Proposal. 10. Evaluating the Proposed Siting Process. 11. Practicalities of Implementation. Epilogue: How a Siting Decision Could Be Made.
Place Published Cambridge, Mass.
PUB Date Free Form ©1994
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 94018925
Merged OCLC records 32133437; 1145182395; 1153207726
OCLC Time Stamp 20150108154541
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02963cam 2200589 a 45020