High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1991

High Level Radioactive Waste Management Program Committee, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-831-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-831-0 (ISBN-10), 1991, Soft Cover, Pg. 1668
2 vols.
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Conference information: Second Annual International Conference | Las Vegas, Nevada, United States | April 28-May 3, 1991

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The proceedings of the second annual international conference on High Level Radioactive Waste Management, held on April 28 - May 3, 1991, Las Vegas, Nevada, provides information on the current technical issues related to international high level radioactive waste management activities and how they relate to society as a whole. Besides discussing such technical topics as the best form of the waste, the integrity of storage containers, design and construction of a repository, the broader social aspects of these issues are explored in papers on such subjects as conformance to regulations, transportation safety, and public education. By providing this wider perspective of high level radioactive waste management, it becomes apparent that the various disciplines involved in this field are interrelated and that they should work to integrate their waste management activities.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Waste management | Recycling | Construction wastes | Waste storage | Information management | Container shipping | Social factors


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