Nuclear waste disposal and regulation files, 1969-1987.


Nuclear waste disposal and regulation files, 1969-1987.

Subject files (1971-1987) and publications (1969-1986) dealing with nuclear waste disposal and regulation in Minnesota, particularly the Prairie Island and Monticello nuclear reactors. Also addressed is the geologic suitability of area in northern Minnesota for use as sites for permanent nuclear storage. Agencies involved in these records include the United States Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Minnesota Governor's Nuclear Waste Council and Pollution Control Agency. The files include correspondence, agreements, guidelines and plans, minutes, petitions, reports, fact sheets, and evaluations.

1.5 cu. ft. (2 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7316625

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