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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 70.00
The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) organised a workshop on the ?Management of Uncertainty in Safety Cases and the Role of Risk? in Stockholm, Sweden, on 2-4 February 2004. The workshop's main objective was to discuss different approaches to treating uncertainties in safety cases for radioactive waste management facilities, and more specifically how... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 77.00
Most experts worldwide agree that radioactive waste disposal in engineered facilities, or repositories, located in appropriate formations deep underground, provide a suitable waste management option for protecting humans and the environment now and in the future. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 63.00
In the deep disposal of radioactive waste, the presence of several barriers serving complementary safety functions enhances confidence that the waste will be isolated and contained to protect human health and the environment. The barriers include the natural geological barrier and the engineered barrier system (EBS). The EBS itself may comprise a variety... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
These fact sheets present the radioactive waste management programmes of 20 OECD/NEA member countries. They include information about the sources, types and quantities of waste as well as how and by whom they are managed. References for further information are also provided for each country. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 42.00
Germany is exploring a new approach towards the final management of its radioactive waste. This international workshop, held in Germany, attracted 65 participants from 13 countries. A little more than half of the participants were German stakeholders. During the workshop, invited speakers representing different groups of stakeholders commented on relevant... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 269.00
Attempts to give a technically sound treatment of fundamental issues in long-term management and governance. This study proposes a combination of technical design issues, analysis methods and institutional backup in a dynamic procedure, and with involvement at all levels of political, commercial and social life. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00
Focusing on the government?s nuclear waste burial program in Carlsbad, New Mexico, Signs of Danger begins the urgent work of finding a new way of thinking about ecological threat in our time. The reflections at the center of this book?on memory, trauma, disaster, representation, and the virtual?offer invaluable insights into the interface of where... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Providing an overview of wastes accumulating at mine sites, this book emphasizes the characterization, prediction, monitoring, disposal and treatment as well as environmental impacts of problematic mine wastes. It includes case studies from around the world, end-of-chapter summaries, lists of resource materials and www sites for each waste type. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00
This study identifies key factors influencing the timing of high-level waste (HLW) disposal and examines how social acceptability, technical soundness, environmental responsibility and economic feasibility impact on national strategies for HLW management and disposal. Based on case study analyses, it also presents the strategic approaches adopted in... more...
Radioactive Waste Management Regulating the Long-Term Safety of Geological Disposal of Radioactive WasteOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00
Regulating the long-term safety of geological disposal of radioactive waste is a key part of making progress on the radioactive waste management issue. A survey of member countries has shown that differences exist both in the protection criteria being applied and in the methods for demonstrating compliance, reflecting historical and cultural differences... more...