High-level radioactive waste program records, 1957-1988.


High-level radioactive waste program records, 1957-1988.

Files documenting Minnesota's participation in a U.S. Dept. of Energy study to identify potential sites for an underground nuclear waste depository.


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United States. Department of Energy

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States Government responsible for energy policy and nuclear safety. Its purview includes the nation's nuclear weapons program, nuclear reactor production for the United States Navy, energy conservation, energy-related research, radioactive waste disposal, and domestic energy production, many of which are funded through its system of national laboratories. Many Federal agencies had been established to handle various aspect...

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United States. Nuclear Waste Policy Act.

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