Radioactive Waste: Politics and Technology

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Appendix II

Acronyms and abbreviations

AE

AB Atomenergi

AEA

See UKAEA

AEC

See USAEC

AFR

away-from-reactor

AGR

advanced gas-cooled reactor

ALARA

as low as reasonably achievable

ALARP

as low as reasonably practicable

ALATA

as low as technically achievable

AM

Atomministerium

AR

at-reactor

AtG

Atomgesetz (1956)

AVM

Atelier Vitrification de Marcoule

BAM

Bundesanstalt für Materialenforschung und-Priifung

BAS

Bundesanstalt für Strahlenschutz

BAT

best available technology

BBU

Bundeverband Bürgerinitiativen Umweltschutz

BfB

Bundesanstalt für Bodenforschung

BfS

Bundesanstalt für Strahlenschutz (1989-)

BGR

Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe

BLG

Brennelementlager Gorleben GmbH

BMFT

Bundesministerium für Forschung und Technologic

BMI

Bundesministerium des Innern

BMU

Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit

BMWi

Bundesministerium von Wirtschaftsfragen

BNFL

British Nuclear Fuels Ltd (now BNF plc)

BPEO

best practicable environmental option

BPM

best practicable means

Bq

Bequerel

BSG

Borosilicate glass

BWR

boiling water reactor

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  • Title Page iii
  • Epigraph vi
  • Contents vii
  • Figures and Tables ix
  • Chapter One - Managing Radioactivity 1
  • Chapter Two - Time and the Boundary of Control 21
  • Chapter Three - The Federal Republic of Germany 47
  • Chapter Four - Sweden 93
  • Chapter Five - The United Kingdom 132
  • Chapter Six - Industry, Regulation and the State: Historical Themes 190
  • Chapter Seven - The Construction of Consent 205
  • Chapter Eight - Conclusions 225
  • Appendix I 231
  • Appendix II 234
  • Bibliography 239
  • Index 253
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