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Yucca Mountain

Yucca Mountain

persistent quality assurance problems could delay repository licensing and operation : report to Congressional Requesters

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C. (441 G St. NW, Room LM, Washington, 20548) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain -- Management -- Evaluation.,
  • Quality assurance -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16156886M
    LC Control Number2004398166

      The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump, a political hot potato, is back. Published Thu, Mar 16 PM EDT. Tom DiChristopher @tdichristopher. The site of a proposed repository for high-level radioactive waste from the nation's nuclear power plants is not at risk of ground water infiltration, concludes this important book. Yucca Mountain, located about miles northwest of Las Vegas, has been proposed as the site for permanent underground disposal of high-level radioactive waste.

    Yucca Mountain sits on federal land in Nevada, not far from Death Valley, in a remote stretch of desert, 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. The nearest commercial establishment is a . YUCCA MOUNTAIN REPOSITORY: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION OF THE MOAPA BAND OF PAIUTES AND THE LAS VEGAS PAIUTE COLONY Prepared for the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning Nuclear Waste Division East Via de Ventura Dr., Suite Scottsdale, AZ and Ian Zabarte P.O. Box Indian Springs, NV

    The Implications of Water and Vapor Movement Within Yucca Mountain. Contrary to DOE assumptions, Agency research has determined that water moves very rapidly within Yucca Mountain through faults and fractures, and that this "fracture flow" is the predominant way water and water vapor travel through the mountain.   Former Yucca Mountain Chief Scientist Dr. Michael Voegele will be signing the book he co-authored, “Waste of a Mountain,” on Saturday, at 1 p.m. at the Pahrump Valley Museum and Historical Society, E. Basin Ave. Special to the Pahrump Valley TimesAuthor: Selwyn Harris.


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About A Mountain is quirky little book. Yucca Mountain book In it, John D'Agata takes a look Las Vegas, Yucca Mountain and a teenager's suicide leap off the top of a Las Vegas landmark, the Stratosphere. Exactly what ties these things together is never made entirely clear, but half the fun of reading About A Mountain is pondering that enigmatic mystery/5.

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Created as deep volcanic tuff deposited by an extinct supervolcano (or caldera), it. Federal lawmakers made their way to Nevada to visit the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository near Mercury.

A tour led by U.S. Department of Energy officials was held on July 14 for a dozen congressmen, who all support making the Yucca Mountain site the nation’s nuclear waste : Jeffrey Meehan. Uncertainty Underground is the first effort to review the uncertainties in the analysis of the long-term performance of the proposed repository at Yucca Mountain.

The book does not pass judgment on the suitability of the site but provides reliable science-based information to support open debate and inquiry into its s from the. Nuclear Waste in Yucca Mountain. This article relates to Gold Fame Citrus. In Gold Fame Citrus, the Yucca mountain, which is located in the deserts of Nevada, an hour northwest of Las Vegas, has officially become a nuclear waste depository: "The white bullet trains come in and out thrice daily, soundless, only a slight pressing and unpressing of the air.

Documents — Yucca Mountain documents and activities in Legislative Proposals — S Obtain consent of affected State and local governments — By Senators Cortez Masto and Ms. Rosen S Nuclear Waste Administration Act — By Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska H.R.

Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act - — By Reps. Uncertainty Underground is the first effort to review the uncertainties in the analysis of the long-term performance of the proposed repository at Yucca Mountain.

The book does not pass judgment on the suitability of the site but provides reliable science-based information to support open debate and inquiry into its safety.

The Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, located on a piece of land adjoining the Nevada Test Site in Nye County, Nevada, was designed to be a deep geological repository storage facility for spent nuclear fuel and other high- level radioactive waste, as designated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act amendments of @article{osti_, title = {Nuclear waste disposal: Gambling on Yucca Mountain}, author = {Ginsburg, S}, abstractNote = {This document describes the historical aspects of nuclear energy,nuclear weapons usage, and development of the nuclear bureaucracy in the United States, and discusses the selection and siting of Yucca Mountain, Nevada for a federal nuclear waste.

Its title is a double entendre. To critics of the federal effort to entomb the nation’s most potent radioactive material in Yucca Mountain, the newly released book, “Waste of a Mountain Author: Keith Rogers.

And the resulting book "About a Mountain" tells the story of Yucca and a suicide in Las Vegas, and in a way that's part reporter's notebook and part poetry. John D'Agata is the author of "About a. Yucca Mountain Repository is the proposed U.S.

Department of Energy deep geological repository storage facility for spent nuclear reactor fuel and other radioactive repository is located in a desert on federal land adjacent to the Nevada Test Site in Nye County, Nevada, within Yucca Mountain, a ridge line in the south-central part of the U.S.

state of Nevada. About the Book. In The Road to Yucca Mountain, J. Samuel Walker traces the U.S. government's tangled efforts to solve the technical and political problems associated with radioactive waste.

From the Manhattan Project through the designation in of Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a high-level waste repository, Walker thoroughly investigates the. The book presents the extensive story of the Yucca Mountain siting effort in a manner that reflects a perspective from inside the proceeds from the sale of the book have been donated to the Museum and will support the Yucca Mountain exhibits at the Museum.

$ (shipping + $15) Contact the Museum at: [email protected] or In The Road to Yucca Mountain, J. Samuel Walker traces the U.S. government's tangled efforts to solve the technical and political problems associated with radioactive waste.

From the Manhattan Project through the designation in of Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a high-level waste repository, Walker thoroughly investigates the approaches adopted by the U.S. Atomic Energy/5(5).

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