Ward Valley: An Examination of Seven Issues in Earth Sciences and Ecology
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Ward Valley:
An Examination of Seven Issues in Earth Sciences and Ecology
(1995)
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The book examines specific scientific and technical safety issues related to the proposed low-level radioactive waste site at Ward Valley, California. It includes, among other issues, evaluation of the potential for infiltration by shallow subsurface water, contamination of ground water and the Colorado River, damaging effects on the desert tortoise habitat, and restoration of the native vegetation.

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  • Environment and Environmental Studies — Water Quality
  • Earth Sciences — Ecology and Ecosystems

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252 pages | 6 x 9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-05288-7
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National Research Council. Ward Valley: An Examination of Seven Issues in Earth Sciences and Ecology. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1995.

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