AUTHORCraig, Paul P.
TITLERush to Judgement at Yucca Mountain
PERIODICAL TITLEScience for Democratic Action
DATE PUBLISHED2004
VOLUME NUMBER12
ISSUE NUMBER3
PAGE NUMBERS1, 10-16
ISSNn/a
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This article provides a thorough review and summary of political, legal, and scientific activities and issues related to the potential development of a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository. The author served on the National Research Council's Board on Radioactive Waste Management and on the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. After reviewing the history of the Yucca Mountain project, he cites six generic factors that suggest that the project has major problems and makes suggestions for building a safe repository at the site. Detailed endnotes support the article.



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