CERTAIN ASPECTS OF HIGH LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES – A BRIEF NOTE ON THE PROBLEM

M. A. Rana

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Issues of high level nuclear waste disposal which involve a number of known and unknown risk factors are discussed. Implementation of nuclear waste disposal has to be based on multi-criteria decision making. Some of the major aspects of the issues are analyzed and described briefly to build a perception of the ethical implications and risks involved. This brief account on state of the nuclear waste disposal problems would be helpful for researchers working on radioactivity containment and disposal.

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