Social and Economic Aspects of Radioactive Waste Disposal: Considerations for Institutional Management

Social and Economic Aspects of Radioactive Waste Disposal: Considerations for Institutional Management

By: Panel on Social and Economic Aspects of Radioactive Waste Management (author), National Academy of Sciences (author), National Research Council (author), Board on Radioactive Waste Management (author), Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (author), Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications (author)Paperback

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Description

To complement the growing body of knowledge on the physical aspects of radioactive waste disposal, this new report identifies the;ITsocioeconomic and institutional;IT policy issues that must be addressed in implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act. Site location, transportation modes, disposal schedules, regulatory systems, and the effects of these systems on the people living near the sites and along the transportation routes are addressed.

About Author

Panel on Social and Economic Aspects of Radioactive Waste Management, Board on Radioactive Waste Management, National Research Council

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 1. Summary; 3 2. Public Concerns; 4 3. The Waste Management Network: The Role of Transportation and Repository Location; 5 4. The Waste Repository Site: Characteristics and Socioeconomic Considerations; 6 5. Institutional Means; 7 Appendix A: Spent-Fuel Transportation Analysis for the National Academy of Sciences; 8 Appendix B: Supplementary Comments on Chapter 5

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309034449
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 189
  • ID: 9780309034449
  • ISBN10: 0309034442

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