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Session 6:

Is geological disposal required?

Organizers: John Ahearne and Nikolay Laverov

Presentations:

  • Problems in geological isolation, including matrices for HLW, Nikolay Laverov

  • Is partitioning and transmutation an alternative to geological disposition? Jean-Paul Schapira

  • Post-closure safeguards monitoring for geological repositories, Per Peterson

  • Disposal possibilities for nuclear wastes, Paul Dejonghe

  • Human Intrusion: The Achilles heel of geological disposal? Daniel Galson

  • Comments, Jane Long

Discussion: General discussion

Session 7:

Making progress through international cooperation

Organizers: Charles McCombie and Ghislain de Marsily

Presentations:

  • Seabed disposal—an international solution that foundered, Richard Anderson

  • The non-proliferation proposal for collaboration between the United States and Russia, Tom Cochran

  • An overview of past and present proposals for international storage or disposal, Fred McGoldrick

  • The Pangea project for an international repository, David Pentz and Ralph Stoll

Discussion: International disposal concepts, Ian KcKinley and Claudio Pescatore

12:00

LUNCH AT THE BECKMAN CENTER

Plenary Session from 1:30–5:00

1:30

Informing the Academies' report on geological disposition: Summaries by the chair and rapporteur of each discussion session

3:30

Francis Tombs, Chairman, U.K. House of Lords Enquiry into the Management of Nuclear Wastes. Lord Tombs will speak on how insights from the workshop can benefit national programs.

4:00

D. Warner North, Chairman's Closing Summary

5:00

Adjourn the Workshop



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