The mixed waste focus area mercury working group: an integrated approach for mercury treatment and disposal

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In May 1996, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Mixed Waste Focus Area (MWFA) initiated the Mercury Work Group (HgWG), which was established to address and resolve the issues associated with mercury- contaminated mixed wastes. Three of the first four technology deficiencies identified during the MWFA technical baseline development process were related to mercury amalgamation, stabilization, and separation/removal. The HgWG will assist the MWFA in soliciting, identifying, initiating, and managing all the efforts required to address these deficiencies. The focus of the HgWG is to better establish the mercury-related treatment needs at the DOE sites, refine the MWFA technical baseline ... continued below

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Conley, T.B.; Morris, M.I.; Holmes-Burns, H.; Petersell, J. & Schwendiman, L. February 1, 1997.

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In May 1996, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Mixed Waste Focus Area (MWFA) initiated the Mercury Work Group (HgWG), which was established to address and resolve the issues associated with mercury- contaminated mixed wastes. Three of the first four technology deficiencies identified during the MWFA technical baseline development process were related to mercury amalgamation, stabilization, and separation/removal. The HgWG will assist the MWFA in soliciting, identifying, initiating, and managing all the efforts required to address these deficiencies. The focus of the HgWG is to better establish the mercury-related treatment needs at the DOE sites, refine the MWFA technical baseline as it relates to mercury treatment, and make recommendations to the MWFA on how to most effectively address these needs. The team will initially focus on the sites with the most mercury-contaminated mixed wastes, whose representatives comprise the HgWG. However, the group will also work with the sites with less inventory to maximize the effectiveness of these efforts in addressing the mercury- related needs throughout the entire complex.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97003084

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

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  • Other: DE97003084
  • Report No.: CONF-970335--15
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 459964
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677508

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Conley, T.B.; Morris, M.I.; Holmes-Burns, H.; Petersell, J. & Schwendiman, L. The mixed waste focus area mercury working group: an integrated approach for mercury treatment and disposal, article, February 1, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677508/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.