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Title:
Waste is a terrible thing to mind : risk, radiation, and distrust of government
Author:
Weingart, John R.
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Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xvii, 427 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally published: Princeton, N.J. : Center for Analysis of Public Issues, 2001.
Language:
English
Contents:
Visualizing success -- Radiation and risk -- Multi-state compacts : seeking regional solutions -- First steps : the New Jersey siting process begins -- Connecticut and Illinois : the seeds of the voluntary siting process -- "One tough job : peddling radioactive waste" -- Culture -- Lessons from Roosevelt -- Elsinboro -- Selling snake oil at rotary clubs -- Nibbles -- Hamburg helper, or "dump dangles big carrot" -- Welcome to Allowayste -- More nibbles -- Planning for the general election -- Barnwell returns -- The Saturday paper -- "Lower thumps dump" -- "Somebody wants it" -- Environmental justice and other lessons from Fairfield -- Falling dominos -- The poll -- More planning for the election -- O little town of Bethlehem -- "An appalling lack of ignorance" -- A bureaucrat's journal from April 28, 1997, to February 12, 1998 -- Postscript--November 1998 -- The problem is solved -- In-state siting options -- Other states : Utah, North Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, and California -- High-level waste : the federal experience -- Environmentalism and risk: have we met the enemy? -- Fear of risk--it could happen -- Fear of government -- Making government work in a NIMBY age.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012713.html
ISBN:
9780813542379
Format :
Book

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