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Radioactive waste

United States. General Accounting Office

Radioactive waste

Interior"s continuing review of the proposed transfer of the Ward Valley waste site : report to Congressional requesters

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Ward Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Dept. of the Interior -- Rules and practice -- Evaluation.,
    • Low level radioactive waste disposal facilities -- California -- Ward Valley.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesInterior"s continuing review of the proposed transfer of the Ward Valley waste site
      StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD812.3.C2 U53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL410131M
      LC Control Number98111673
      OCLC/WorldCa37387188

      Jul 25,  · The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant —the intermediate-­level repository dug into the salt beds of New Mexico—is intended to receive , gallon soft-steel drums of military-origin trans-uranium waste, holding among other substances the radioactive Author: Robert Macfarlane. Classifications of Radioactive Waste; Low Level waste; Mixed Waste; Spent Nuclear Fuel; High Level Waste; Waste Produced from the Nuclear Fuel Cycle; Waste Produced from Weapons Development; Future Research in Waste Management.

      Fig. 1 — Toxicity of high-level radioactive waste versus time. 8 The ordinate is the number of cancer deaths that would be expected if all the waste prouced by one large nuclear power plan in one year were eaten by people. The individual curves show the toxicity of the individual radioactive species in the waste (as labeled), and the top black curve shows their sum, the total toxicity. Nov 16,  · Missouri home contaminated by wartime radioactive waste, lawsuit says This article is more than 3 years old Couple warns of continuing danger from .

      This table is the bottom line on the waste issue. It shows that, in quantitative terms, radioactive waste from nuclear power is very much less of a hazard than the chemical wastes, or even the radioactive wastes, from coal burning or solar energy. Regulation of some activities associated with radioactive waste is covered under either the Nuclear Materials or Nuclear Reactors regulatory programs. For example, regulation of uranium mill waste is covered under the Nuclear Materials program. (See Uranium Recovery.) Responsibilities.


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