If waste management technical experts and regulators develop broad agreement, members of different publics might be more trusting of their ability to ensure safe management and disposal practices. Moving toward risk-informed practices in the United States would be consistent with many international initiatives and could have the net effect of increasing stakeholder support in all countries.



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