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2015 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Comparative Perspectives on Nuclear Waste Governance

Authors: Maria Rosaria Di Nucci, Achim Brunnengräber, Lutz Mez, Miranda Schreurs

Published in: Nuclear Waste Governance

Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden

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The contrasting arguments are well known: opponents of nuclear power argue that the nuclear industry should not continue to produce nuclear energy without having a deep geological disposal (DGD) repository for its radioactive high-level waste (HLW). The nuclear industry and parts of the scientific community claim that the necessary knowledge and technologies for radioactive waste management exist; they argue the main problem hindering a waste solution lies with missing societal acceptance and that the fault for this lies with politics.

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Title
Comparative Perspectives on Nuclear Waste Governance
Authors
Maria Rosaria Di Nucci
Achim Brunnengräber
Lutz Mez
Miranda Schreurs
Copyright Year
2015
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-08962-7_1