MI-25 Radioactive Waste Issues and Answers


The disposal of radioactive waste is a focus of public interest. Prudent public policy concerning disposal of radioactive waste requires a good understanding of the scientific, technical, and social issues involved. The purpose of this booklet is to provide policy-makers, legislators, and the general public with information to better understand the issues, particularly the important geological considerations. This introductory booklet was developed by the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). Material in this booklet was submitted by an AIPG ad hoc committee of experts on radioactive-waste disposal. Digital PDF download. MI-25D