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The search for an effective international regime for the long-term safety and security of high level radioactive waste: Pangea and beyond

@inproceedings{Cusack2005TheSF,
  title={The search for an effective international regime for the long-term safety and security of high level radioactive waste: Pangea and beyond},
  author={V. Cusack},
  year={2005}
}
This thesis is a study of public policy issues relating to multinational geological repositories for high�level radioactive waste disposal (HL W). Nuclear states have attempted for decades to implement effective radioactive waste policies, though with limited success. The safe disposal of HL W has proven particularly troublesome and, thus far, a solution has eluded all states. A review of radioactive waste policy in the UK, the US and Switzerland reveals some of the underlying themes behind… Expand
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