Findings of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Task Force on Radioactive Waste Management

by Todd LaPorte, Univ of California, Berkeley, United States,
Daniel Metlay, Univ of California, Berkeley, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993


Secretary of Energy James D. Watkins created the Task Force on Radioactive Waste Management in April 1991. He asked the group then to recommend measures the Department might take to strengthen public trust and confidence in its diverse radioactive waste management programs. The group was composed of 14 individuals representing a broad range of experience and background. It conducted seven public meetings, at which nearly one hundred governmental officials, representatives of non-governmental organizations, and members of the general public appeared. In undertook an extensive program of independent research and analysis including surveys of DOE stakeholders. What follows below are the Findings that the Task Force unanimously adopted. (Copies of the Task Force's full Report are available upon request.)

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Waste management | Waste disposal | Government | Geology | Public opinions | Geomatic surveys

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