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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed as legitimate by the population. This book posits... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 42.00
Interest in nuclear energy continues to grow in many countries as a means to ensure security of energy supply and to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector. In this context, recyclable materials constitute an asset for broadening the resource base for nuclear fuel supply, especially in medium- and long-term perspectives. This report provides... 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 65.00
Long-lived radioactive materials from the operation of nuclear power plants and from the maintenance and decommissioning of nuclear weapons pose environmental and security risks. Technologies that would counter such risks are under intense study worldwide. One such technology, transmutation by nuclear means into shorter-lived materials, was the subject... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Nuclear Waste Disposal: Can We Rely on Bedrock? covers the potential effectiveness of mined geologic disposal of nuclear wastes. The book discusses the form and final disposal of nuclear wastes, including alternative methods of nuclear waste disposal. The text also describes the structure of hard rock and salt formations; the formation of groundwater;... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 159.00
This substantive synthesis of the methodological multiplicity of surveys assaying public attitudes to nuclear power and waste management resolves a host of inconsistencies to provide a codified analysis of hundreds of studies conducted over the last decade. more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 230.00
The book contains a comprehensive review of literature and patent survey concerning olive processing waste. Over 1,000 citations are presented. Wastes considered include olive cultivation solid waste, wastes arising from classical, three- and two-phase olive mills and wastes generated during table olive processing. In addition, information is presented... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 63.00
National radioactive waste management programmes are in various phases of siting facilities and rely on distinct technical approaches for different categories of waste. In all cases, it is necessary for institutional actors and the potential or actual host community to build a meaningful, workable relationship. Partnership approaches are effective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Why do some economies seem to excel at effective pollution management while others miss the mark when responding to deteriorating urban environments? These studies of pollution management in East Asia's newly industrialized economies (NIEs) include successful government responses in Singapore and Taiwan, qualified results in China and Indonesia, and... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 276.00
As many industries are beginning to learn, pollution prevention technologies offer more than just a way to comply with regulations, or even to “do the right thing.” It also makes smart business sense. The authors of this book, both veterans of DuPont’s in-house waste reduction team, have put together a “how-to” guide for... more...