TITLE

NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT: Key Attributes, Challenges, and Costs for the Yucca Mountain Repository and Two Potential Alternatives

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/2/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the key attributes, challenges and costs of the Yucca Mountain repository in Nevada. It states that the nuclear waste management experts have identified two principal alternatives to a repository such as storing the nuclear waste at two centralized locations and continuing to store the waste on site where it is generated. Moreover, models of the total cost ranges for each alternative is developed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
ACCESSION #
46792293

 

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