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Uncertainty Underground: Yucca Mountain and the Nation's High-Level Nuclear Waste Paperback – 15 Mar 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0262633321 ISBN-10: 9780262633321 Edition: 1st

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'If you want to understand the full range of technical issues related to Yucca Mountain and nuclear wastefrom rainwater flow through the mountain to corrosion of nuclear waste containers and the consequent movement of radioactive material to Nevada's Amargosa Valleythis is the place to start. The book's strength is that it also makes clear that essential scientific questions about this matter remain unanswered.' Victor Gilinsky, energy consultant The MIT Press'*Sustainable Energy* provides the intellectual tools and perspectives needed to devise a sound strategy for ensuring sustainability.'--John H. Gibbons, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology (1993-98)The MIT Press'If you want to understand the full range of technical issues related to Yucca Mountain and nuclear waste -- from rainwater flow through the mountain to corrosion of nuclear waste containers and the consequent movement of radioactive material to Nevada's Amargosa Valley -- this is the place to start. The book's strength is that it also makes clear that essential scientific questions about this matter remain unanswered.'--Victor Gilinsky, energy consultantThe MIT Press

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Allison M. Macfarlane is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University.


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