TITLE

DOE Opens WIPP for Nuclear Waste Burial

AUTHOR(S)
Feder, Toni
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Physics Today;May99, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the opening of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), the world's first deep geological repository for nuclear waste in New Mexico. Purpose of constructing WIPP; Information on the type of waste to be placed at the plant; Costs; Public opinion over using WIPP.
ACCESSION #
1839554

 

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