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- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
A 450-character abstract. In this report, the authors describe oil shale resources; suitability, cost, and performance of new technologies; and key policy issues that need to be addressed by government decision makers in the near future. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Based on a 2001 conference held in New York City that looked at ways of improving health and safety for emergency workers who respond to terrorist attacks. It is intended for managers and decisionmakers to help them understand the working and safety environment associated with such attacks. more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Large U.S. coal reserves and viable technology make promising a domestic. industry producing liquid fuels from coal. Weighing benefits, costs, and. environmental issues, a productive and robust U.S. strategy is to promote a. limited amount of early commercial experience in coal-to-liquids production. and to prepare the foundation for managing associated... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
Concerns about how terrorists might attack in the future are central to the design of security efforts to protect both individual targets and the nation overall. In thinking about emerging threats, security planners are confronted by a panoply of possible future scenarios coming from sources ranging from the terrorists themselves to red-team brainstorming... more...
- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
Nuclear power is receiving renewed interest because of its low greenhouse gas emissions. However, if nuclear power is to be sustainable option for the United States, methods for managing spent fuel that meet stringent safety and environmental standards must be implemented. This report examines technical and institutional approaches to spent fuel management... more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
This monograph serves as a technical source for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) incident commander guidelines for emergency response immediately following large structural collapse events. It characterizes response activities and expected hazards, and develops guidelines for selecting appropriate personal protective equipment... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
A high percentage of many raw and semi-finished materials critical to U.S. manufacturing are imported. China is the controlling producer of 11 of these materials and has instituted export restrictions that have led to two-tier pricing, creating pressure to move manufacturing to China. This report suggests the need for actions to mitigate the impact... more...