skip to main content

Title: Nuclear power in crisis: Politics and planning for the nuclear state

This book is concerned with the nuclear power industry and the current concern over its decision-making process, its public accountability and its connection with the military. It focusses in particular on political aspects of policy making for the various stages in the nuclear cycle including the emerging areas of debate about waste management and decommissioning. It considers the problems in different countries worldwide. It includes original research and discusses the outcome of policy decisions and the impact of the nuclear industry on specific locations. It concludes by indicating future directions for the debate and by considering the prospects for the nuclear industry.
Authors:
;
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6146896
Resource Type:
Book
Publisher:
Croom Helm Ltd.,Beckenham, England
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; NUCLEAR INDUSTRY; REVIEWS; DECISION MAKING; FORECASTING; FUEL CYCLE; GLOBAL ASPECTS; NATIONAL DEFENSE; PLANNING; POLITICAL ASPECTS; PUBLIC OPINION; PUBLIC RELATIONS; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; REACTOR DECOMMISSIONING; REGULATIONS; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; SELLAFIELD REPROCESSING PLANT; SITE SELECTION; THREE MILE ISLAND-2 REACTOR; UNITED KINGDOM; USA; DECOMMISSIONING; DOCUMENT TYPES; ENRICHED URANIUM REACTORS; EUROPE; FUEL REPROCESSING PLANTS; INDUSTRY; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; MANAGEMENT; NORTH AMERICA; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; POWER REACTORS; PWR TYPE REACTORS; REACTORS; THERMAL REACTORS; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS; WESTERN EUROPE 290600* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Nuclear Energy; 290200 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Economics & Sociology; 293000 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Policy, Legislation, & Regulation