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Burying Uncertainty: Risk and the Case Against Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste. K. S. Shrader-Frechette. Ethically-because geological disposal ignores the rights of present and future generations to equal treatment, due process, and free informed consent. Shrader-Frechette focuses her argument on the world's first proposed high-level radioactive waste facility at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. In a recent book, I. Roxburgh, a proponent of geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste, optimistically outlined the characteristics of evaporites, crystalline rocks, and argillaceous rocks as repositories.
Shrader-Frechette, . The author of this book asserts that moral and ethical issues must be considered in the development of nuclear waste disposal policies. The book develops this theme showing that to date no technology has provided a fool-proof method of isolating high-level nuclear wastes and that technological advances alone will not increase public acceptance
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Minimize scientific uncertainty by delaying the decision about permanent disposal and by creating technically qualified, multiple NMRS facilities. 1. The Riddle of Nuclear Waste 2. Understanding the Origins of the Problem 3. Reliance on Value Judgements in Repository Rock Assessment 4. Subjective Estimates of Repository Risks 5. Subjective Evaluations of Repository Risks 6. Problematic Inferences in Assessing Repository Risks 7. Uncertainty: An Obstacle to Geological Disposal 8. Equity: An Obstacle to Geologic Disposal 9. An Alternative to Permanent Geological Disposal.
Burying Uncertainty: Risk and the Case Against Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste. With the passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), Congress for the first time established in law a comprehensive Federal policy for commercial high-level radioactive waste management, including interim storage and permanent disposal.
7- Uncertainty: An Obstacle to Geological Disposal. Preferred Citation: Shrader-Frechette, K. Burying Uncertainty: Risk and the Case Against Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste. 8- Equity: An Obstacle to Geological Disposal. 9- An Alternative to Permanent Geological Disposal. Collapse All Expand All. Burying Uncertainty. Berkeley: University of California Press, c. org/ark:/13030/ft8s200940/.
The quantification of uncertainty through probability is central to definitions of risk used in environmental policy analysis. Berkeley: University of California Press. Slovic, . B. Fischhoff, and S. Lichtenstein (1990).
The issue with the appropriate, ensuring method of the complete disposal of nuclear waste is that there is none because it has never been accomplished before. A study by the US government and industry scientists of a low level radioactive waste commercial site in Maxey Flats, Kentucky found that stored plutonium was much more harmful than they had previously expected. The facility was supposed to be a low-level waste site where the material was disposed of in hard shale with no expectations of any harmful effects.