1st Edition

One Hundred Centuries Of Solitude
Redirecting America's Highlevel Nuclear Waste Policies





ISBN 9780367297367
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
129 Pages

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When Congress passed the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, it directed the Department of Energy to locate, study, license, and develop a deep underground repository for high-level nuclear wastes. As the authors of this study show, by 1987 the program was in shambles, beset by opposition from every state that had a potential storage site. Congress p

Table of Contents

Preface -- Overview of a Troubled Program -- Problems with High-Level Nuclear Waste and a Little History -- Policies and Politics -- Complexity and Uncertainty -- Public Responses to High-Level Nuclear Wastes -- International Experiences -- Where Do We Go from Here? -- Update on the High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository Siting

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Biography

The authors have studied the socioeconomic effects of nuclear waste storage for over a decade The authors have studied the socioeconomic effects of nuclear waste storage for over a decade The authors have studied the socioeconomic effects of nuclear waste storage for over a decade.