Project planning at the Hanford Site for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards of excess fissile material

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In his September 1993 address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Clinton proposed several initiatives to promote nuclear nonproliferation. One element is of these initiatives was that the United States offered to place excess fissile material under International Atomic Energy Agency @A) safeguards. Three Department of Energy (DOE) facilities were identified as part of a phased approach for initial implementation. This paper describes the planning process used to provide information to assist the DOE in making decisions for the initial offer, outlines tasks to be performed, and develops a budget request. The process consisted of: (1) Characterizing the Hanford ... continued below

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Smith, B.W.; McRae, L.P. & Walker, A.C. June 1, 1995.

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  • Smith, B.W. Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
  • McRae, L.P. Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
  • Walker, A.C. USDOE Richland Operation Office, Richland, WA (United States)

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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In his September 1993 address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Clinton proposed several initiatives to promote nuclear nonproliferation. One element is of these initiatives was that the United States offered to place excess fissile material under International Atomic Energy Agency @A) safeguards. Three Department of Energy (DOE) facilities were identified as part of a phased approach for initial implementation. This paper describes the planning process used to provide information to assist the DOE in making decisions for the initial offer, outlines tasks to be performed, and develops a budget request. The process consisted of: (1) Characterizing the Hanford Site from the perspective of IAEA safeguards; (2) identify key issues to be resolved; (3) developing budget estimates and schedules; (4) interfacing with other DOE components and the IAEA to clarify expected activities; and (5) initiating additional data collection and preparatory activities to reduce planning uncertainties.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95015737

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  • 36. annual meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management, Palm Desert, CA (United States), 9-12 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE95015737
  • Report No.: WHC-SA--2831
  • Report No.: CONF-950787--59
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 109645
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618613

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Smith, B.W.; McRae, L.P. & Walker, A.C. Project planning at the Hanford Site for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards of excess fissile material, article, June 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618613/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.