|Source||United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information|
|Subject Keyword||NUCLEAR FUELS ♦ ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY ♦ REMEDIAL ACTION ♦ PUBLIC OPINION ♦ FEED MATERIALS PRODUCTION CENTER ♦ PUBLIC RELATIONS ♦ PUBLIC HEALTH ♦ INFORMATION DISSEMINATION ♦ DECISION MAKING ♦ RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT ♦ ADVISORY COMMITTEES|
|Abstract||Citizen advisory boards have been used successfully, particularly by the chemical industry, as programs for public participation. Now the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has responded to a growing demand for more direct citizen involvement in environmental restoration decision making. The experience of the site-specific advisory board at the department`s Fernald Environmental Management Project near Cincinnati provides lessons that contribute to the development of a model for the most efficient use of citizen advisory boards.|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
|Publisher Place||United States|
|Journal||Transactions of the American Nuclear Society|
|Technical Publication No.||CONF-951006-|
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