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Author Committee on the Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States, Author.

Title The Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States.

Published Washington : National Academies Press Feb. 2001.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Compass series
Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
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Contents ""The Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States""; ""Copyright""; ""PREFACE""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""CONTENTS""; ""EXECUTIVE SUMMARY""; ""1 INTRODUCTION""; ""BACKGROUND OF THIS REPORT""; ""BACKGROUND TO LLRW-MANAGEMENT POLICY""; ""A. Medicine""; ""Diagnosis""; ""Treatment""; ""B. Biomedical Research""; ""C. Nuclear Power Plants""; ""2 CHARACTERISTICS OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE""; ""3 CHALLENGES TO THE BIOMEDICAL INVESTIGATOR""; ""REGULATION""; ""DISPOSAL COST""; ""ACCESS TO DISPOSAL""; ""Legal Framework""
""Current Status of Disposal""""Testing the System: Closures of Barnwell""; ""Michigan""; ""North Carolina""; ""Barnwell Disposal Site Closure: 1994-1995""; ""Changes -- Barnwell and Envirocare""; ""4 ADAPTATIONS AND WASTE MINIMIZATIONS""; ""OVERVIEW""; ""IMPROVED MANAGEMENT""; ""STORAGE PRACTICES""; ""TREATMENT PRACTICES""; ""LLRW DISPOSAL PRACTICES""; ""MINIMIZING THE USE OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS""; ""USE OF NONRADIOLOGICAL MATERIALS""; ""5 CONCLUSIONS""; ""6 RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""APPENDIX A Cost Trade off Analysis""; ""REFERENCES""; ""GLOSSARY""; ""COMMITTEE BIOGRAPHIES""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-48).
Language notes English.
Other author Board on Radiation Effects Research Staff, Author.
National Research Council Staff, Author.
National Library of Medicine issuing body.
Subject Biomedical engineering -- Miscellanea.
Radioactive wastes -- Management -- Government policy -- United States.
Radioactive waste disposal -- Government policy -- United States.
Radioactive wastes -- Management.
Electronic books.
Miscellanea.
ISBN 9780309073318
0309073316 (Perfect)
9780309076739
0309076730 (Trade Paper)