Stakeholders and Scientists: Achieving Implementable Solutions to Energy and Environmental Issues / Edition 1

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Nation and the World must move forward with development of a range of energy sources and savings, all with attendant environmental problems. Solving these problems, and those remaining from past energy-related activities, will require iteration, inclusion, and collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, including U.S., State and local governmental agencies, Tribal Nations, scientists, environmentalists, public policy makers, and the general public.

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“A book of case studies that examines the process of community engagement and that investigates how stakeholders have affected decision and policy making on questions of large-scale environmental management. … chapters are appropriate for introducing concepts and lessons related to stakeholder participation. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, professionals, and general readers.” (S. A. Batterman, Choice, Vol. 49 (9), May, 2012)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441988126
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 8/23/2011
  • Edition description: 2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 453
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Minority Participants in Environmental and Energy Decision Making Process.- Energy Diversity: Options and Stakeholders.- How Clean is Clean? Consent-building at the Fernald Uranium Plant.- Stakeholders, Risk from Mercury, and the Savannah River Site: Iterative and Inclusive Solutions to Del with Risk from Fish Consumption.- Helping Mother Earth Heal: Dine’ College Collaboration on Enhanced Attenuation Pilot Studies at U.S. Department of Energy Uranium Processing Sites on Navajo Land.- Nez Perce Involvement with Solving Environmental Problems: History, Perspectives, Treaty Rights and Obligations.- Amchitka Island: Melding Science and Stakeholders to Achieve Solutions at a Former Department of Energy Nuclear Test Site.- Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities and Stakeholder Concerns.- Science and Stakeholders: Solutions to Energy and Environmental Issues.- Joint Fact-finding and Stakeholder Consensus Building at the Altamont Wind Resource Area in California.- Wind Energy in Vermont: The Benefits and Limitations of Stakeholder Involvement.- Hydropower, Salmon, and the Penobscot River (Maine, USA): Pursuing Improved Environmental and Energy Outcomes through Participatory Decision-making and Basin-scale Decision Context.- Using Stakeholder Input to Develop a Comparative Risk Assessment for Wildlife from the Life Cycles of Six Electrical Generation Fuels.- Institutional Void and Stakeholder Leadership: Implementing Renewable Energy Standards Minnesota.- Communication between the Public and Experts: Predictable Differences and Opportunities to Narrow Them.- Media, stakeholders, and energy alternatives for nuclear waste and energy facilities.- Science and Stakeholders: A Synthesis.- Index.

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