Too Hot to Touch: The Problem of High-Level Nuclear Waste

Too Hot to Touch The Problem of High Level Nuclear Waste Today the issue of waste management is as prominent as reactor safety in the controversies surrounding nuclear power and is particularly topical in the US since the closure of the Yucca Mountain

  • Title: Too Hot to Touch: The Problem of High-Level Nuclear Waste
  • Author: William M. Alley Rosemarie Alley
  • ISBN: 9781107030114
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Today, the issue of waste management is as prominent as reactor safety in the controversies surrounding nuclear power and is particularly topical in the US since the 2010 closure of the Yucca Mountain repository project William and Rosemarie Alley provide an engaging and authoritative account of the controversies and possibilities surrounding disposal of nuclear waste inToday, the issue of waste management is as prominent as reactor safety in the controversies surrounding nuclear power and is particularly topical in the US since the 2010 closure of the Yucca Mountain repository project William and Rosemarie Alley provide an engaging and authoritative account of the controversies and possibilities surrounding disposal of nuclear waste in the US, with reference also to other countries around the world The book tells the full history from the beginnings after World War II up to today, bringing to life the pioneering science, the political wrangling and media drama, and the not in my backyard communities fighting to put waste elsewhere Written in down to earth language, by an expert with key involvement in the Yucca Mountain project, this is a timely book for public interest groups, affected communities, policymakers, environmentalists and research scientists working in related fields and anyone interested in finding out about this important issue.

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