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National Research Council. Characterization of Remote-Handled Waste for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 2002.

Examples of broader studies are

National Research Council. A Strategic Vision for Department of Energy Environmental Quality Research and Development. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 2001. This report addressed all the programs that relate to the environmental quality research and development portfolio across many DOE divisions.

National Research Council. Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2002. This report recommends how science and technology could contribute to many areas and addresses the vulnerabilities to terrorist threats; one section addresses radiological threats.

National Research Council. End Points for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste in Russia and the United States. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2003. This study was cochaired by Academician Laverov; the Russian members of the committee included Academician Melnikov, Academician Myasoedov, and Dr. Pek. The study provides a high-level view of the entire fuel cycle in both countries and recommends near-term and long-term actions.

NOTES

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National Research Council. End Points for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste in Russia and the United States. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2003.

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National Research Council. Rethinking High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal: A Position Statement of the Board on Radioactive Waste Management. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1990.

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National Research Council. Rethinking High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal: A Position Statement of the Board on Radioactive Waste Management. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1990, p. vii.

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National Research Council. Technical Bases for Yucca Mountain Standards. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1995.

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National Research Council. Nuclear Wastes: Technologies for Separations and Transmutations. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1996.

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National Research Council. Disposition of High-Level Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel: The Continuing Societal and Technical Challenges. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 2001.

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National Research Council. One Step at a Time: The Staged Development of Geologic Repositories for High-Level Radioactive Waste. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2003.



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