A Guide to Selected National Environmental Statistics in the U. S. Government

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DIANE Publishing, Jan 1, 1994 - 92 pages
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Provides a comprehensive review of government programs that generate environmental and environmentally-related statistics. Describes how the data are collected, what their temporal and geographic coverage is, what experts to contact for more information, and how to acquire the data and the reports that interpret them. Covers 7 governmet agencies: Agriculture, Commerce, Energy, HHS, Interior, Transportation and EPA. Comprehensive!

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Page 38 - The radioactive materials considered, on a chapter-by-chapter basis, are spent fuel, high-level waste, transuranic waste, low-level waste, commercial uranium mill tailings, remedial action waste, and decommissioning waste. For each category, current and projected inventories are given through the year 2020, and the radioactivity and thermal power are calculated based on reported or estimated isotopic compositions.
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