Development of DOE complex wide authorized release protocols for radioactive scrap metals.

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Within the next few decades, several hundred thousand tons of metal are expected to be removed from nuclear facilities across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex as a result of decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) activities. These materials, together with large quantities of tools, equipment, and other items that are commonly recovered from site cleanup or D&D activities, constitute non-real properties that warrant consideration for reuse or recycle, as permitted and practiced under the current DOE policy. The provisions for supporting this policy are contained in the Draft Handbook for Controlling Release for Reuse or Recycle of Property Containing Residual ... continued below

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Chen, S. Y. November 23, 1998.

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Within the next few decades, several hundred thousand tons of metal are expected to be removed from nuclear facilities across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex as a result of decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) activities. These materials, together with large quantities of tools, equipment, and other items that are commonly recovered from site cleanup or D&D activities, constitute non-real properties that warrant consideration for reuse or recycle, as permitted and practiced under the current DOE policy. The provisions for supporting this policy are contained in the Draft Handbook for Controlling Release for Reuse or Recycle of Property Containing Residual Radioactive Material published by DOE in 1997 and distributed to DOE field offices for interim use and implementation. The authorized release of such property is intended to permit its beneficial use across the entire DOE complex. The objective of this study is to develop readily usable computer-based release protocols to facilitate implementation of the Handbook in evaluating the scrap metals for reuse and recycle. The protocols provide DOE with an effective oversight tool for managing release activities.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00010966

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  • Waste Management Symposium '99, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/28/1999--03/04/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/EA/CP-97278
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 10966
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc626696

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Chen, S. Y. Development of DOE complex wide authorized release protocols for radioactive scrap metals., article, November 23, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc626696/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.