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Nuclear-waste hydrology program

George A. Dinwiddie

Nuclear-waste hydrology program

by George A. Dinwiddie

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Service, distributor] in [Reston, Va.], [Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States,
  • Groundwater flow -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNuclear waste hydrology program
    SeriesWater fact sheet, Open-file report -- 88-131, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 88-131
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13566170M

    Lynn Gelhar is an American civil engineer focusing in hydrology and is currently Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is recognized for pioneering research in stochastic subsurface hydrology, has leading research in the area of field-scale contaminant transport experiments, and has extensive experience on the hydrologic aspects of nuclear . The Future of Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Program According to Garvey (), the results of the current dispute regarding attempted Yucca Mountain program termination remain unclear. There is a control change in the House of Representatives that will have considerable impact on the final fate of this program.

      The opening chapter discusses nuclear waste management in the United States, while the next chapter reviews a cross national perspective on the politics of nuclear waste. Chapter 3 talks about congressional and executive branch factions in nuclear waste management policy, while Chapter 4 discusses federal-state conflict in nuclear waste Edition: 1. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of directed DOE to investigate candidate sites for disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. It also directed the President to consider whether a separate disposal facility would be required for the defense-related nuclear waste. Since then, several decisions have affected U.S. disposal.

    The author's stated purpose in writing this book is to summarize the large number of government-sponsored research reports on the geochemical aspects of high-level nuclear waste isolation. Although this book has a publication date, the majority of the cited documents were published before Unfortunately, passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of . Current events .the nuclear waste program in the news. Newsclips: about of the most relevant, most recent first [1] With the shut-down of the Yucca Mountain Project and the DOE Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, remaining SNF-HLW functions were transferred to the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy.


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