Abilities (what you learned):
At the end of this chapter you should be able
Discuss in detail the Yucca Mountain Project giving pros and cons of its
Distinguish two types of actives that generate the most solid wastes.
Assess the advantages and disadvantages that a sanitary landfill has over
an open dump.
Discuss the role of in-sink garbage disposals in the home as an "on-site
Discuss the merits and drawbacks of deep-well disposal and of incineration
as disposal strategies for toxic liquid wastes.
Evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and possible concerns relating
to disposal of high-level radioactive wastes different geological settings.
and discuss the situation (past and current) of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant,
its construction, problems, final series of events that lead to the
accident of April 26, 1986. Also include heath impacts related to the
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