Safeguard and security issues for the U.S. Fissile Materials Disposition Program

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The Department of Energy`s Office of Materials Disposition (MD) is analyzing long-term storage and disposition options for fissile materials, preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), preparing for a Record of Decision (ROD) regarding this material, and conducting other related activities. A primary objective of this program is to support U.S. nonproliferation policy by reducing major security risks. Particular areas of concern are the acquisition of this material by unauthorized persons and preventing the reintroduction of the material for use in weapons. This paper presents some of the issues, definitions, and assumptions addressed by the Safeguards and Security Project Team ... continued below

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Jaeger, C.D.; Moya, R.W. & Duggan, R.A. September 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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The Department of Energy`s Office of Materials Disposition (MD) is analyzing long-term storage and disposition options for fissile materials, preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), preparing for a Record of Decision (ROD) regarding this material, and conducting other related activities. A primary objective of this program is to support U.S. nonproliferation policy by reducing major security risks. Particular areas of concern are the acquisition of this material by unauthorized persons and preventing the reintroduction of the material for use in weapons. This paper presents some of the issues, definitions, and assumptions addressed by the Safeguards and Security Project Team in support of the Fissile Materials Disposition Program (FMDP). The discussion also includes some preliminary ideas regarding safeguards and security criteria that are applicable to the screening of disposition options.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95017571

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  • 5. international conference on radioactive waste management and environmental remediation, Berlin (Germany), 3-9 Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE95017571
  • Report No.: SAND--95-1943C
  • Report No.: CONF-950917--13
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 102366
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618690

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Jaeger, C.D.; Moya, R.W. & Duggan, R.A. Safeguard and security issues for the U.S. Fissile Materials Disposition Program, article, September 1, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618690/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.