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Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust: Dealing with Radioactive Waste

Carter, Luther J.

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ISBN 10: 0915707292 / ISBN 13: 9780915707294
Published by Resources for the Future, Inc, Washington, DC, 1987
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xii, [1] 473 p. Footnotes. Glossary. Name Index. Subject Index. Argues that deep geologic repositories can solve the waste problem and go far toward meeting the imperatives of protecting life from dangerously radioactive material, and preventing the unauthorized use of explosive plutonium. Details the origins of nuclear wastes, probes the lack of planning for waste disposal that marked the optimistic early years of nuclear power, and analyzes the controversies and technological investigations that have arisen as scientists, environmentalists, Good in good dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by author. Some underlining noted. Bookseller Inventory # 63615

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Title: Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust: ...

Publisher: Resources for the Future, Inc, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Presumed first edition/first printing.

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Discusses the political and scientific issues surrounding the disposal of nuclear waste from nuclear power plants, analyzing the difficulties involved in protecting life from dangerously radioactive materials

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