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In the matter of ocean dumping of radioactive wastes : public hearing

California. Legislature. Joint Committee on Fisheries & Aquaculture.

In the matter of ocean dumping of radioactive wastes : public hearing

by California. Legislature. Joint Committee on Fisheries & Aquaculture.

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Published by The Committee in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ocean -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOcean dumping of radioactive wastes
    StatementJoint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 104, [123] p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23065972M

    The public hearing shall be held in the affected locality within 60 days after receipt of the petition by the Secretary. in the body of the deed or instrument a statement that the property has been used as a disposal site for radioactive waste materials and a reference by book and page to the recordation of the license. The site for a. warfare agents and high-level radioactive waste, as'.provided, for in section of this title, the Administrator may, issue permits; after notice and opportunity for public hearing, for the transportation of material for dumping into the oceans, coastal, and other waters, or for the dumping of .

      liquid radioactive wastes shall be converted to a dry solid All of these high-level radioactive wastes shall be transferred to a Federal repository • Marine Sanctuaries Act (ban on ocean dumping): “high level nuclear waste” means the same as above, and includes spent nuclear . And Japan plans to begin dumping radioactive wastes in the northwest Pacific Ocean next year. The Farallon Island dump site near here has been the focus of the controversy in recent years.

      Toxic waste dumping in somalia and its impact on human rights unhrc a 1. SOMACENT DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH FOUNDATION THE EVIDENCE OF TOXIC AND RADIOACTIVE WASTES DUMPING IN SOMALIA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS: A CASE STUDY Bashir Mohamed Hussein, PhD. Ordered to Re-examine Ocean Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste, Env't Rep. (BNA) No. 37, at , (Jan. 8, ) [hereinafter Energy Department] (quoting Dick Nelson, director of the Office of Congressional and Public Affairs for Department of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste .


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