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Statementprepared by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority with the assistance of Dames & Moore and Catherine C. Stanton & Associates.
ContributionsKenney, James M., New York State Energy Research and Development Authority., Dames & Moore., Catherine C. Stanton & Associates.
LC ClassificationsTD812.3.N7 L69 1993
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL938528M
LC Control Number95622480

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Rogers, et al. Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion in Nuclear Waste Storage Environments; B. Little, P. Wagner. Healthcare facilities employ radioactive materials in both diagnostic and treatment procedures.

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a cobalt block). Low-level waste (LLW) is nuclear waste that does not fit into the categorical definitions for intermediate-level waste (ILW), high-level waste (HLW), spent nuclear fuel (SNF), transuranic waste (TRU), or certain byproduct materials known as 11e(2) wastes, such as uranium mill essence, it is a definition by exclusion, and LLW is that category of radioactive wastes that do not fit.

Disposal of Low-Level Waste in the U.S. The traditional approach to low-level radioactive disposal in the U.S. has been through a method known as shallow-land burial (SLB). SLB is a relatively simple technology involving the burial of radioactive debris, enclosed in containers, in shallow trenches.

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission has suspended work on a study of potential regulatory updates for disposal of very low-level radioactive waste (VLLW) while it considers other approaches to the matter.

Federal regulators say they have temporarily halted shipments of low-level radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a Texas storage facility while investigators check to. Waste lagoons were filled with thousands of gallons of water contaminated with radioactive wastes and heavy industrial metals.

Beginning in the 's, the U.S. Department of Energy began extensive decontamination of the area, eventually building a gigantic waste disposal cell to entomb the waste materials.

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