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Monitoring of plutonium-contaminated solid waste streams.

G. Birkhoff

Monitoring of plutonium-contaminated solid waste streams.

by G. Birkhoff

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Published by C.E.C. in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title page: Commission of the European Communities.

SeriesNuclear science & technology, EUR6559EN
ContributionsCommission of the European Communities.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20909574M
ISBN 109282514854

This suggests that these waste streams will cause no additional post-closure pH effects above those of the inventory as a whole. However, for the plutonium-contaminated material (PCM) the period of pH >12 buffering was reduced compared with the vault-averaged by:   References 1 T. R. Barrett UKAEA, DNE The reconstruction of the Fast Reactor Fuel Reprocessing Plant, Dounreay Fast Reactor Fuel Reprocessing Symposium Society of Chemical Industry May 2 R. H. Allardice UKAEA, RNE Management of radioactive solid waste arising from PFR Reprocessing International Conference on Fast Reactor Fuel Cycles BNES.

An agreement was reached in December to regulate these non-RCRA TSD units and to include all miscellaneous waste streams and/or any new waste streams discharged to the groundwater under the waste discharge permit system defined in WAC All major discharges of untreated wastewater were terminated in June full text of "the paducah gaseous diffusion plant: an assessment of worker safety and environmental contamination" see other formats.

It was dedicated to the disposal of solid, low-level beta- gamma radioactive waste. The SDA contains pits, trenches, soil vaults, and an asphalt pad (Pad A). TRU waste disposal was discontinued in Pad A ceased operation in The SDA is identified as a solid waste management unit (SWMU) under the FFA/CO for the INL. Founded in , Slosky & Company provides a broad spectrum of environmental consulting services to clients located throughout the United States. Our highly experienced professionals apply their scientific and technical expertise, management skills, and in-depth knowledge of environmental laws and regulations to solve today's complex environmental issues.


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Monitoring of plutonium-contaminated solid waste streams by G. Birkhoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. THE MANAGEMENT OF PLUTONIUM (ALPHA) CONTAMINATED WASTE MATERIALS (PCM) R.

SILLS British Nuclear Fuels Limited, Risley, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6AS, U.K. (Received 20 June ) 1. INTRODUCTION This article reviews the management strategies for plutonium contaminated materials (PCM), the tech- niques which have been used and developed for Author: R.J.

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A ge- neral theory of radiometric assay had been elaborated and applied to the monitoring of the waste streams by passive gamma and passive and active neutron techniques.

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Radioactive waste containing a few grams of plutonium (Pu) was disposed between and in trenches at the Little Forest Burial Ground (LFBG), near Sydney, Australia. A water sampling point installed in a former trench has enabled the radionuclide content of trench water and the response of the water level to rainfall to be by: The Rocky Flats Plant was a former U.S.

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The contamination primarily resulted from releases from the pad drum storage area – wind-blown plutonium that leaked from barrels of radioactive waste.

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Depending on both the radioactive content of the waste (i.e. does the particular waste streams contain PCBs classified as alpha-low level mixed waste or transuranic mixed waste) and the PCB concentration of the waste, the co-permittees could have the option to treat the waste off-site, dispose of it in a chemical low-level mixed waste landfill.

Plutonium is a silvery white metal that exists as a solid under normal conditions. It is produced when uranium absorbs an atomic particle. Trace amounts of plutonium occur naturally, but large amounts have been produced in nuclear reactors. Trace levels of plutonium can be found in the environment, from past nuclear bomb tests, in several forms called isotopes.

Materials Inventory, Neutron, Neutron Waste Assay, Plutonium & Uranium waste, TRU waste & ILW. The N Decommissioning Piece Monitor is a transportable efficient neutron assay instrument for the monitoring of intermediate level Plutonium Contaminated Material (PCM) waste arising from decommissioning operations.

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The waste hierarchy requires all waste managers to consider managing waste by prevention, re-use, recycling, other recovery and disposal in that order of preference. In practice, ONR and SEPA have memoranda of understanding for identifying areas where both may have an interest and for identifying which regulator will assume lead regulator : D.

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