Getting the most D and D ''know how'' before starting to plan your decommissioning project.

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Over the last 20 years, the Decommissioning Program of the ANL-East Site has successfully decommissioned numerous facilities including: three research reactors (a 100 MW BWR, a smaller 250 kW biological irradiation reactor and a 10 kW research reactor), a critical assembly, a suite of 61 plutonium gloveboxes in 9 laboratories, a fuels fabrication facility and several non-reactor (waste management and operations) facilities. In addition, extensive decontamination work was performed on 5 hot cells formerly used in a joint ANL/US Navy R&D program. Currently the D&D of the CP-5 research reactor is underway as is planning for several other future D&D ... continued below

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Boing, L. E. June 23, 1999.

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Over the last 20 years, the Decommissioning Program of the ANL-East Site has successfully decommissioned numerous facilities including: three research reactors (a 100 MW BWR, a smaller 250 kW biological irradiation reactor and a 10 kW research reactor), a critical assembly, a suite of 61 plutonium gloveboxes in 9 laboratories, a fuels fabrication facility and several non-reactor (waste management and operations) facilities. In addition, extensive decontamination work was performed on 5 hot cells formerly used in a joint ANL/US Navy R&D program. Currently the D&D of the CP-5 research reactor is underway as is planning for several other future D&D projects. The CP-5 facility was also used as a test bed for the evaluation of select evolving D&D technologies to ascertain their value for use in future D&D projects.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011767

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  • American Nuclear Society 2nd Topical Meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination and Reutilization of commercial and Government Facilities, Knoxville, TN (US), 09/12/1999--09/16/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/TD/CP-98823
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11767
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618770

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Boing, L. E. Getting the most D and D ''know how'' before starting to plan your decommissioning project., article, June 23, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618770/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.