Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management at the Nevada Test Site - Current Status

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The performance objective of the Department of Energy's Low-Level Radioactive Waste disposal facility at the Nevada Test Site transcends those of any other radioactive waste disposal site in the United States. This paper describes the technical attributes of the facility, present and future capacities and capabilities, and provides a description of the process from waste approval to final disposition. The paper also summarizes the current status of the waste disposal operations.

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Bruce D. Becker, Bechtel Nevada; Bruce M. Crowe, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Carl P. Gertz, DOE Nevada Operations Office & Wendy A. Clayton, DOE Nevada Operations Office February 1, 1999.

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The performance objective of the Department of Energy's Low-Level Radioactive Waste disposal facility at the Nevada Test Site transcends those of any other radioactive waste disposal site in the United States. This paper describes the technical attributes of the facility, present and future capacities and capabilities, and provides a description of the process from waste approval to final disposition. The paper also summarizes the current status of the waste disposal operations.

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  • Waste Management 99, Tucson, AZ, February 1999

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV--553
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Bruce D. Becker, Bechtel Nevada; Bruce M. Crowe, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Carl P. Gertz, DOE Nevada Operations Office & Wendy A. Clayton, DOE Nevada Operations Office. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management at the Nevada Test Site - Current Status, article, February 1, 1999; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710602/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.