Requirements for the transport of surplus fissile materials in the United States

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This paper discusses the requirements and issues associated with the transportation of surplus fissile materials in the United States. The paper describes the materials that will be transported, the permissible modes of transport for these materials, and the safety and security requirements for each mode of transport. The paper also identifies transportation issues associated with these requirements, including the differences in requirements corresponding to who owns the material and whether the transport is on-site or off-site. Finally, the paper provides a discussion that suggests that by adopting the spent fuel standard and stored weapon standard proposed by the National Academy ... continued below

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Wilson, R.K. April 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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This paper discusses the requirements and issues associated with the transportation of surplus fissile materials in the United States. The paper describes the materials that will be transported, the permissible modes of transport for these materials, and the safety and security requirements for each mode of transport. The paper also identifies transportation issues associated with these requirements, including the differences in requirements corresponding to who owns the material and whether the transport is on-site or off-site. Finally, the paper provides a discussion that suggests that by adopting the spent fuel standard and stored weapon standard proposed by the National Academy of Sciences, the requirements for transportation become straightforward.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95009865

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  • 36. annual meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management, Palm Desert, CA (United States), 9-12 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE95009865
  • Report No.: SAND--95-0040C
  • Report No.: CONF-950787--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 55286
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc689860

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Wilson, R.K. Requirements for the transport of surplus fissile materials in the United States, article, April 1, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689860/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.