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Public Involvement in Nevada: The Role of the University

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Anthony E. Hechanova

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Paper No. ICEM2003-4647, pp. 1667-1671; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/ICEM2003-4647
From:
  • ASME 2003 9th International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation
  • 9th ASME International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation: Volumes 1, 2, and 3
  • Oxford, England, September 21–25, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division and Environmental Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3732-7 | eISBN: 0-7918-3731-9
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME

abstract

The controversy over siting a high-level radioactive waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, has engaged the southern Nevada community in recent years. This high-profile project has brought a critical eye on other environmental management activities, especially in the neighboring Nevada Test Site. Although radioactive waste management activities have been ongoing at the Nevada Test Site for over 40 years, there is renewed scrutiny on these activities and there is a growing community interest in pursuing alternative waste management strategies. This paper reviews the active role that the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has played in promoting public awareness, understanding, and participation.

Copyright © 2003 by ASME

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