TITLE

The million-Year Standard

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Dec2008, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Yucca Mountain Repository in Nye County, Nevada. The repository manages waste disposal coming from nuclear plants across the U.S. Among the standards, include maintaining the dose limit of 15 millirem every year during the first 10,000 years after waste disposal, cooperating with the Departnment of Energy and complying with the recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences.
ACCESSION #
35691440

 

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