The Importance of Effective Inter-Agency Dialog


T. F. O'Connell


The use of language to communicate ideas and thoughts between groups of individuals has always been an important component of human interactions and understanding. The concept works well when the groups communicating use a language set that is understood by the participants within the groups. The decommissioning of a radioactively contaminated site or facility can be very simple or immensely complex. In both cases, the need for understanding of the issues must be communicated.


This abstract was presented at the 35th Annual Midyear Meeting, "Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration", Regulatory Issues Session, 2/17/2002 - 2/20/2002, held in Orlando, FL.

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