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Building confidence in the safe disposal of radioactive waste

West, Julia M.; McKinley, Linda E.. 2007 Building confidence in the safe disposal of radioactive waste. In: Alexander, W.R.; McKinley, L.E., (eds.) Deep geological disposal of radioactive waste. Elsevier, 227-249. (Radioactivity in the Environment, 9).

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Abstract/Summary

Many countries around the world continue to face difficulties with implementing programmes for geological disposal of radioactive waste. This book chapter considers the background to the diverse concerns voiced abou radioactive waste disposal and the history of attempts to implement programmes in a variety of countries. It draws lessons from past experiences and makes recommendations and suggestions for future confidence-building initiatives.

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1016/S1569-4860(06)09009-7
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Economic Minerals
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 10 Aug 2012 09:05
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/19167

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