YUCCA MOUNTAIN WASTE PACKAGE CLOSURE SYSTEM

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The method selected for dealing with spent nuclear fuel in the US is to seal the fuel in waste packages and then to place them in an underground repository at the Yucca Mountain Site in Nevada. This article describes the Waste Package Closure System (WPCS) currently being designed for sealing the waste packages.

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Housley, G.; Shelton-davis, C. & Skinner, K. August 26, 2005.

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The method selected for dealing with spent nuclear fuel in the US is to seal the fuel in waste packages and then to place them in an underground repository at the Yucca Mountain Site in Nevada. This article describes the Waste Package Closure System (WPCS) currently being designed for sealing the waste packages.

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  • DOI: 10.2172/884930 | External Link
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Housley, G.; Shelton-davis, C. & Skinner, K. YUCCA MOUNTAIN WASTE PACKAGE CLOSURE SYSTEM, report, August 26, 2005; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc892640/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.