The Mixed Waste Focus Area: Status and accomplishments

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The Mixed Waste Focus Area began operations in February of 1995. Its mission is to provide acceptable technologies that enable implementation of mixed waste treatment systems developed in partnership with end-users, stakeholders, tribal governments, and regulators. The MWFA will develop, demonstrate, and deliver implementable technologies for treatment of mixed waste within the DOE complex. Treatment refers to all post waste-generation activities including sampling and analysis, characterization, storage, processing, packaging, transportation, and disposal. The MWFA`s mission arises from the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as amended by the Federal Facility Compliance Act. Each DOE site facility that generates or stores ... continued below

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Conner, J.E. & Williams, R.E. August 1, 1997.

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  • Conner, J.E. Dept. of Energy, Idaho Falls, ID (United States). Idaho Operations Office
  • Williams, R.E. Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

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The Mixed Waste Focus Area began operations in February of 1995. Its mission is to provide acceptable technologies that enable implementation of mixed waste treatment systems developed in partnership with end-users, stakeholders, tribal governments, and regulators. The MWFA will develop, demonstrate, and deliver implementable technologies for treatment of mixed waste within the DOE complex. Treatment refers to all post waste-generation activities including sampling and analysis, characterization, storage, processing, packaging, transportation, and disposal. The MWFA`s mission arises from the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as amended by the Federal Facility Compliance Act. Each DOE site facility that generates or stores mixed waste prepared a plan, the Site Treatment Plan, for developing treatment capacities and treating that waste. Agreements for each site were concluded with state regulators, resulting in Consent Orders providing enforceable milestones for achieving treatment of the waste. The paper discusses the implementation of the program, its status, accomplishments and goals for FY1996, and plans for 1997.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97053004

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

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  • Other: DE97053004
  • Report No.: INEL/CON--97-00104
  • Report No.: CONF-970335--
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 541790
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690803

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Conner, J.E. & Williams, R.E. The Mixed Waste Focus Area: Status and accomplishments, article, August 1, 1997; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690803/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.