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Author Glickman, T. S. ♦ Golding, D.
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS ♦ ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY ♦ RADIOACTIVE WASTES ♦ RAIL TRANSPORT ♦ ACCIDENTS ♦ HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES ♦ NUCLEAR INDUSTRY ♦ PUBLIC OPINION ♦ RISK ASSESSMENT ♦ SPENT FUELS ♦ US DOE ♦ US NRC ♦ ENERGY SOURCES ♦ FUELS ♦ INDUSTRY ♦ LAND TRANSPORT ♦ MATERIALS ♦ NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ♦ NUCLEAR FUELS ♦ RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS ♦ REACTOR MATERIALS ♦ TRANSPORT ♦ US ORGANIZATIONS ♦ WASTES 050900* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Transport, Handling, & Storage ♦ Energy Planning & PolicyNuclear Energy ♦ Energy Planning & PolicyEnvironment, Health, & Safety
Abstract This article discusses the question of shipping spent fuel and other high-level radioactive waste in regular freight trains or in trains intended solely for that purpose. The topics discussed are relative costs, liability and public safety, catastrophic accident, and credibility and public acceptance. The author supports the shipping of waste by dedicated trains.
ISSN 00333808
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1991-09-15
Publisher Place United States
Journal Public Utilities Fortnightly
Volume Number 128
Issue Number 6


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