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ERIC Number: EJ435109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0164-7989
Conflicting Expertise and Uncertainty: Quality Assurance in High-Level Radioactive Waste Management.
Fitzgerald, Michael R.; McCabe, Amy Snyder
New Directions for Program Evaluation, n51 p69-87 Fall 1991
Dynamics of a large, expensive, and controversial surface and underground evaluation of a radioactive waste management program at the Yucca Mountain power plant are reviewed. The use of private contractors in the quality assurance study complicates the evaluation. This case study illustrates high stakes evaluation problems. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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