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Nuclear Waste

(see also Toxic Waste, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Power & Anti-Nuclear Movement)

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On the Web: Articles

Safety of Nuclear Waste a Good Bet. George Will, New Hampshire Union Leader (3/27/05). Further arguments for Yucca Mountain.

Nevada's Big Test. George Will, Washington Post (3/23/05). Argues for burial of waste at Yucca Mountain.

How Secure is a Nuclear Waste Truck? Jim Hall, NY Times (6/19/02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

National Resources Defense Council.

Rachel's Environment & Health News.

Resources for the Future.

Waste Link.

In the Library: Articles

Bouvard, Marguerite Guzmán. "Grace Thorpe (interview)," in her Women Reshaping Human Rights (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1996), pp. 199-217. Native American activist against nuclear waste dumping.

Reuben, Barbara. "Saying no to nuclear waste," Environmental Action Magazine 25,3 (fall 93):16-18.

Schumacher, Geoff. "Crunch time. Can Nevada derail Yucca Mountain?" In These Times (5/27/02):3.

Stranahan, Susan Q. “Radioactive recycling,” Mother Jones (7/02):15-16.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Caufield, Catherine. Multiple Exposures: Chronicles of the Radiation Age (NY: Perennial Library, 1989).

Donahue, Bill. “Fear and fallout in Los Alamos,” Mother Jones (5-6/03):68-73.

Ehrlich, Ann H. & John W. Birks (eds.) Hidden Dangers: Environmental Consequences of Preparing for War (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1990). Vital information on the production & transport of nuclear weapons in the US, & the waste the industry generates.

Gale, Robert Peter & Thomas Hauser. Final Warning (NY: Warner, 1988). On the Chernobyl disaster.

Goldstick, Michael. Wollaston (Montreal: Black Rose, 1988).

Hersgaard, Mark. Earth Odyssey: Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future (NY: Broadway, 1998).

Lipschutz, Ronnie D. Radioactive Waste: Politics, Technology & Risks (Cambridge MA: Ballinger, 1980).

Robinson, Marilynne. Mother Country (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989). Story of environmental impacts of British nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield, on Irish Sea.

Ward, Chip. Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West (NY: Verso, 1999).

Williams, Terry Tempest. Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family & Place (NY: Random House, 1991).

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