History of Rocky Flats waste streams

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An analysis of the waste streams at Rocky Flats was done to provide information for the Waste Certification program. This program has involved studying the types and amounts of retrievable transuranic (TRU) waste from Rocky Flats that is stored at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). The information can be used to estimate the types and amounts of waste that will need to be permanently stored in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The study covered mostly the eight-year period from June 1971 to June 1979. The types, amounts, and plutonium content of TRU waste and the areas or operations ... continued below

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Luckett, L.L.; Dickman, A.A.; Wells, C.R. & Vickery, D.J. March 10, 1982.

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An analysis of the waste streams at Rocky Flats was done to provide information for the Waste Certification program. This program has involved studying the types and amounts of retrievable transuranic (TRU) waste from Rocky Flats that is stored at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). The information can be used to estimate the types and amounts of waste that will need to be permanently stored in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The study covered mostly the eight-year period from June 1971 to June 1979. The types, amounts, and plutonium content of TRU waste and the areas or operations responsible for generating the waste are summarized in this waste stream history report. From the period studied, a total of 24,546,153 lbs of waste containing 211,148 g of plutonium currently occupies 709,497 cu ft of storage space at INEL.

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  • Other: DE82013228
  • Report No.: RFP-3186
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP03533
  • DOI: 10.2172/5430480 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5430480
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1066669

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Luckett, L.L.; Dickman, A.A.; Wells, C.R. & Vickery, D.J. History of Rocky Flats waste streams, report, March 10, 1982; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1066669/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.