TITLE

How Far Are We from Public Acceptance?

AUTHOR(S)
Biedscheid, Jennifer A.; Devarakonda, Murthy
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;May/Jun2005, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the importance of public acceptance to any meaningful pursuit of the nuclear energy industry. Consideration of the issues of nuclear waste management and disposition in determining the future of nuclear energy; Design of public acceptance strategies for the nuclear energy option; Resolution of technical issues and obtaining regulatory approvals.
ACCESSION #
17361978

 

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