Nuclear Materials Management for the Nevada Test Site (NTS) PREPRINT

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The Nevada Test Site (NTS) has transitioned from its historical role of weapons testing to a broader role that is focused on being a solution to multiple National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) challenges and opportunities with nuclear materials for the nation. NTS is supporting other NNSA sites challenged with safe nuclear materials storage and disposition. NNSA, with site involvement, is currently transforming the nuclear stockpile and supporting infrastructure to meet the 2030 vision. Efforts are under way to make the production complex smaller, more consolidated, and more modern. With respect to the nuclear material stockpile, the NNSA sites are currently ... continued below

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Schreiber, Jesse C. January 1, 2007.

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The Nevada Test Site (NTS) has transitioned from its historical role of weapons testing to a broader role that is focused on being a solution to multiple National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) challenges and opportunities with nuclear materials for the nation. NTS is supporting other NNSA sites challenged with safe nuclear materials storage and disposition. NNSA, with site involvement, is currently transforming the nuclear stockpile and supporting infrastructure to meet the 2030 vision. Efforts are under way to make the production complex smaller, more consolidated, and more modern. With respect to the nuclear material stockpile, the NNSA sites are currently reducing the complex nuclear material inventory through dispositioning and consolidating nuclear material. This includes moving material from other sites to NTS. State-of-the-art nuclear material management and control practices at NTS are essential for NTS to ensure that these new activities are accomplished in a safe, secure, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner. NTS is aggressively addressing this challenge.

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  • Institution of Nuclear Materials Management July 8-12, 2007 Tuscon, AZ

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV/25946--199
  • Grant Number: DE-AC52-06NA25946
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 908477
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc882510

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Schreiber, Jesse C. Nuclear Materials Management for the Nevada Test Site (NTS) PREPRINT, article, January 1, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc882510/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.