To complement the growing body of knowledge on the physical aspects of radioactive waste disposal, this new report identifies the ;ITsocioeconomic and institutional;IT policy issues that must be addressed in implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act. Site location, transportation modes, disposal schedules, regulatory systems, and the effects of these systems on the people living near the sites and along the transportation routes are addressed.
Table of Contents
|2. Public Concerns||15-47|
|3. The Waste Management Network: The Role of Transportation and Repository Location||48-82|
|4. The Waste Repository Site: Characteristics and Socioeconomic Considerations||83-111|
|5. Institutional Means||112-132|
|Appendix A: Spent-Fuel Transportation Analysis for the National Academy of Sciences||133-166|
|Appendix B: Supplementary Comments on Chapter 5||167-175|
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