Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management fiscal year 1996 annual report to Congress

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In Fiscal Year 1996 a revised program strategy was developed that reflects Administration policy and responds to sharply reduced funding and congressional guidance while maintaining progress toward long-term objectives. The program is on track, working toward an early, comprehensive assessment of the viability of the Yucca Mountain site; more closely determining what will be required to incorporate defense waste into the waste management system; pursuing a market-driven strategy for waste acceptance, storage, and transportation; and preserving the core capability to respond to an interim storage contingency. Overall, the elements of an integrated system for managing the Nation`s spent fuel and ... continued below

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In Fiscal Year 1996 a revised program strategy was developed that reflects Administration policy and responds to sharply reduced funding and congressional guidance while maintaining progress toward long-term objectives. The program is on track, working toward an early, comprehensive assessment of the viability of the Yucca Mountain site; more closely determining what will be required to incorporate defense waste into the waste management system; pursuing a market-driven strategy for waste acceptance, storage, and transportation; and preserving the core capability to respond to an interim storage contingency. Overall, the elements of an integrated system for managing the Nation`s spent fuel and high-level radioactive waste are emerging, more soundly conceived, and more modestly designed, as the OCRWM works toward the physical reality of waste shipments to Federal facilities.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97008740

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  • Other: DE97008740
  • Report No.: DOE/RW--0494
  • DOI: 10.2172/527411 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 527411
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc695842

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Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management fiscal year 1996 annual report to Congress, report, May 1, 1997; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc695842/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.