The need for increased coordination in the transport of radioactive materials and the government's role in this area are discussed in this lecture. The development of a systems approach to standardize shipping casks' design and fabrication is needed. Industrial technology in these areas is appraised. Public acceptance of nuclear shipments or the safety of those shipments is also discussed.

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    • From 5, symposium on packaging and transportation of radioactive materials; Las Vegas, Nevada, May 7, 1978. CONF-780506-(VOL. 1).
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    Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20585
  • Authors:
    • Cunningham, G W
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00322955
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Energy Research Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1980 12:00AM