Low-level radioactive waste disposal operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) generates Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLW) from various activities: research and development, sampling and storage of TRU wastes, decommissioning and decontamination of facilities, and from LANL`s major role in stockpile stewardship. The Laboratory has its own active LLW disposal facility located at Technical Area 54, Area G. This paper will identify the current operations of the facility and the issues pertaining to operating a disposal facility in today`s compliance and cost-effective environment.

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Stanford, A.R. February 1, 1997.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) generates Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLW) from various activities: research and development, sampling and storage of TRU wastes, decommissioning and decontamination of facilities, and from LANL`s major role in stockpile stewardship. The Laboratory has its own active LLW disposal facility located at Technical Area 54, Area G. This paper will identify the current operations of the facility and the issues pertaining to operating a disposal facility in today`s compliance and cost-effective environment.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97003125

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  • Waste Management `97, Tucson, AZ (United States), 2-7 Mar 1997

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  • Other: DE97003125
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-4071
  • Report No.: CONF-970335--19
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 458171
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675811

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Stanford, A.R. Low-level radioactive waste disposal operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory, article, February 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675811/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.