Spring 2005 Seminar: Boyd County,
Nebraska, a geopolitical controversy concerning radioactive waste
In this seminar
we will explore answers to these questions and investigate the
underlying science related to this very interesting case history. If
you have any questions don't hesitate to contact the instructors
at firstname.lastname@example.org, harmon_maher@ mail.unomaha.edu.
Questions generated during
the first week.
Science in the court.
- 13461 GEOL-2500-005 SP TPS: Radioactive
Waste Disposal in Nebraska
- Tuesday night from 7 to 7:50 PM,
- Instructors: Drs. Robert Shuster
and Harmon Maher
- Why is disposal
of radioactive waste such a 'hot' topic?
- What is low-level
- How and why
was Boyd County, Nebraska chosen as a low-level radioactive waste
- Why and how
did this lead to Nebraska taxpayers being responsible for a $150
million court settlement?
- What is going
to be done with this waste?