Combustion and fuel loading characteristics of Hanford Site transuranic solid waste

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The Hanford Site has been used for the storage of solid waste including transuranic and low-level mixed wastes. The storage and handling of solid waste presents some fire safety questions because most of the solid waste contains combustible components. This report addresses the composition, average fuel loading, and some general observations about performance of steel-drummed solid waste in fire situations.

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Greenhalgh, W.O. & Olson, W.W. June 1, 1995.

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

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The Hanford Site has been used for the storage of solid waste including transuranic and low-level mixed wastes. The storage and handling of solid waste presents some fire safety questions because most of the solid waste contains combustible components. This report addresses the composition, average fuel loading, and some general observations about performance of steel-drummed solid waste in fire situations.

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16 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95017149

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  • 2. annual Department of Energy defense programs packaging workshop, San Francisco, CA (United States), 12-15 Jun 1995

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  • Other: DE95017149
  • Report No.: WHC-SA--2592
  • Report No.: CONF-9506150--8
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 102362
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc626544

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Greenhalgh, W.O. & Olson, W.W. Combustion and fuel loading characteristics of Hanford Site transuranic solid waste, article, June 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc626544/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.