Urbani izziv Volume 10, No. 1, June 1999
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Refuse treatment or a contribution to a “sociology of garbage”
Quantity and diversity of waste matter increase, but the problem can technically be easily solved. This also applies to nuclear wastes that are created in nuclear technology in energy production, industry, research and development institutions, medical services etc. The article deals with an attempt at placing a dump for low and medium radioactive waste in Slovenia and the effects in the minds of people who were directly involved with the search for a waste dump in the regions of Haloze and Posavje in the late 80s and early 90s.
Haloze, site development procedure, local community, Posavje, radioactive waste