Development Uses of a Post-Nuclear Waste Site in Ohio


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Development Uses of a Post-Nuclear Waste Site in Ohio
Since the inception of the Manhattan Engineering Project that the produced the world's first nuclear weapons, a unique public-private partnership has evolved in the United States in an attempt to overcome the challenges in managing the complex tasks and uncertainties associated with nuclear weapons and their legacy (Mayer, Faass, Greenberg and Lewis 1). In many respects, however, the legacy of nuclear weapons has become a tale of environmental degradation far beyond our means of management and repair. Case studies like the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio, for instance, highlight a legacy of obstacles and failures in restoring the site to acceptable environmental...
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