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Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on characterization of site at Hanford, Wash., hearing held in Washington, D.C., May 26, 1983.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State) -- Hanford Site.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Washington (State) -- Hanford Site.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 307 p. :
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17799991M

    Written Testimony on S. – Nuclear Waste Administration Act of Document submitted at the request of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Aug as part of the record for a hearing held on J History, Structure, and Institutional Overview of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of With the passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of , the policy debate surrounding nuclear waste management shifted from broad issues of problem definition to the question of "how" to implement the provisions of the Act.

    Policy implementation involves translating the goals and objectives of a policy into an action. The systematic study of policy implementation is relatively new in Author: Anisur Rahman Khan. The National Environment Policy, laid emphasis not only on disposal of waste but also recycling and treating waste. Let us now look at some of the laws, which are there for the purpose of waste regulation. The Environmental Protection Act; This Act was enacted in , and it aims to establish a sufficient protection system.

    Environmental Restoration & Waste Management Environmental Impact Statement., 1 book Brookhaven National Laboratory. Dept. of Nuclear Energy. Dept. of Nuclear Energy. Process Technology Division, 1 book A. M Nolan, 1 book. Energy Policy Analysis A Conceptual Framework Michael S. Hamilton, University of Southern Maine Presented in nontechnical terms, this book offers a unique and powerful conceptual framework for analysis of energy technologies (standard and alternative) in terms of their respective dollar costs, environmental costs, and national security costs.


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