This book is concerned with improving the ways in which the U.S. regulates both civil and defense nuclear activities and controls the dissemination of weapons-usable nuclear materials, technology, and information in the 21st century.
Part One: Nuclear Weapons 1. Strengthening International Controls on the Military Applications of Nuclear Energy: Technical and Political Aspects of a Universal Nuclear Explosive Material Cutoff and Control (NEMC2) System 2. Public Access to Nuclear Energy and Weapons Information 3. Managing Change in the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex Part Two: Nuclear Power 4. The Role of the States in Nuclear Regulation 5. The Role of the Public in the Licensing of Nuclear Power Plants 6. Public Participation in the Oversight of Nuclear Power Plant Operations 7. The Re-licensing of Nuclear Power Plants 8. Nuclear Oversight by Congress 9. An Investment Community Perspective on Nuclear Power Part Three: Nuclear Waste 10. The Regulation of Radioactive Pollution 11. Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants 12. The Disposal of High-Level Nuclear Waste