A history of solid waste packaging at the Hanford Site

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Since the initiation of the defense materials product mission, a total of more than 600,000 m{sup 3} of radioactive solid waste has been stored or disposed at the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Hanford Site, located in southeastern Washington State. As the DOE complex prepares for its increasing role in environmental restoration and waste remediation, the characterization of buried and retrievably stored waste will become increasingly important. Key to this characterization is an understanding of the standards and specifications to which waste was packaged; the regulations that mandated these standards and specifications; the practices used for handling and packaging different ... continued below

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Duncan, D.R.; Weyns-Rollosson, D.I.; Pottmeyer, J.A. & Stratton, T.J. February 1, 1995.

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  • Westinghouse Hanford Company
    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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Since the initiation of the defense materials product mission, a total of more than 600,000 m{sup 3} of radioactive solid waste has been stored or disposed at the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Hanford Site, located in southeastern Washington State. As the DOE complex prepares for its increasing role in environmental restoration and waste remediation, the characterization of buried and retrievably stored waste will become increasingly important. Key to this characterization is an understanding of the standards and specifications to which waste was packaged; the regulations that mandated these standards and specifications; the practices used for handling and packaging different waste types; and the changes in these practices with time.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95008031

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  • Waste management `95, Tucson, AZ (United States), 26 Feb - 2 Mar 1995

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  • Other: DE95008031
  • Report No.: WHC-SA--2772
  • Report No.: CONF-950216--123
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 52730
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694394

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Duncan, D.R.; Weyns-Rollosson, D.I.; Pottmeyer, J.A. & Stratton, T.J. A history of solid waste packaging at the Hanford Site, article, February 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694394/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.