Is An Institute for the Study of High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Needed in Southern Nevada?

by Maxwell B. Blanchard, U.S. Dep of Energy, Las Vegas, United States,
A. C. Robinson, U.S. Dep of Energy, Las Vegas, United States,
Donald H. Baepler, U.S. Dep of Energy, Las Vegas, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993

Abstract: This paper examines key questions about the need for a formal institute that would study storage and disposal concepts for high-level radioactive waste (HLW) in the United States and throughout the world. The problems of the construction of a geological repository, its operation and closure would have to be studied from various aspects.

Subject Headings: Waste storage | Radioactive wastes | Waste disposal | Engineering education | Geology | Construction management | Light rail transit

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