Title

Nuclear Waste: A Growing Problem

Document Type

Presentation

Type

EnACT

UN Sustainable Development Goal

UNSDG #12: Responsible Consumption and Reduction

Start Date

29-4-2020 11:00 AM

End Date

29-4-2020 11:30 AM

Abstract

For our project, we were assigned the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production. With this goal in mind, we decided to analyze the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982. This act tried to solve a growing problem in America: the growing stockpile of nuclear waste, the byproduct of the production of nuclear energy. Although the law did have some positive impacts, such as establishing the requirements for long-term storage in the United States, it did not establish an area within the United States for permanent waste storage which was its main goal. Admittedly, affecting nuclear waste policy on an IMSA scale is difficult, so we propose writing an opinion article for the Acronym to publish on their site. By publishing this article, we could make many more people aware of this growing problem both herein the USA and abroad. This article could bring new life to combating this problem,opening up its many solutions to more debate here at IMSA

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Nuclear Waste: A Growing Problem

For our project, we were assigned the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production. With this goal in mind, we decided to analyze the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982. This act tried to solve a growing problem in America: the growing stockpile of nuclear waste, the byproduct of the production of nuclear energy. Although the law did have some positive impacts, such as establishing the requirements for long-term storage in the United States, it did not establish an area within the United States for permanent waste storage which was its main goal. Admittedly, affecting nuclear waste policy on an IMSA scale is difficult, so we propose writing an opinion article for the Acronym to publish on their site. By publishing this article, we could make many more people aware of this growing problem both herein the USA and abroad. This article could bring new life to combating this problem,opening up its many solutions to more debate here at IMSA