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Published by Division of Engineering, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Research -- United States

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Other titlesLow level radioactive waste research program plan
StatementE. O"Donnell, J. Lambert
ContributionsLambert, James, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL13566147M

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The Waste Management Branch, Division of Engineering, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, has developed a strategy for conducting research on issues of concern to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in its efforts to ensure safe disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW). The resulting LLW research program plan provides an.   IMC , "Near-Surface Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility Inspection Program," establishes the radiological safety inspection program for near-surface low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facilities licensed and regulated under 10 CFR Part   Low-level radioactive waste (LLW) A general term for a wide range of items that have become contaminated with radioactive material or have become radioactive through exposure to neutron radiation. A variety of industries, hospitals and medical institutions, educational and research institutions, private or government laboratories, and nuclear fuel cycle facilities generate LLW as part of their. @article{osti_, title = {Radioactive waste disposal: low and high level}, author = {Gilmore, W R}, abstractNote = {The technology being developed to concentrate and immobilize both high-level and low-level radioactive wastes so that they may be disposed or stored in a comparatively safe and compact manner according to accepted U.S. government nuclear guidelines is described.

Commercial Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal A license for the receipt and disposal of low-level radioactive waste is issued to US Ecology by the Waste Management Section. An on-site inspector checks each shipment of waste arriving at the disposal facility. The Low-level Radioactive Waste Policy Act (Act) is a federal legislation permitting federal states to develop methods to dispose waste. The Act was created in and is codified in 42 USCS § b. The Act gives leverage to these federal states to use their discretion to develop adequate waste management techniques. Low Level Waste Low level nuclear waste represents about 90% of all radioactive wastes. It includes ordinary items, such as cloth, bottles, plastic, wipes, etc. that come into contact with radioactive material. These low level wastes are generated anywhere radioisotopes are produced or used — in nuclear power stations, your local hospital, university research laboratories, . The “Strategic Assessment of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regulatory Program” and “Transcript of Public Workshop on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Rulemaking and Strategic Assessment of Low-Level Radioactive Waste” are available in ADAMS .

She served on the National Research Council’s committee to Review New York State’s Siting and Methodology Selection for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal. Ms. Anderson represented the League on a committee of the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Comparative Risk project. The Program also provides oversight for waste-tire cleanups at landfills and abandoned waste tire piles. Radiation Program Performance Measures. The Radiation Control Program regulates the medical, industrial, and academic uses of radioactive materials through a combination of regulatory requirements, licensing, safety oversight such as.   During the low-level radioactive waste disposal, this process is usually accompyed by the acid-modification of clays, for example, nitric acid was adopted to prepare liquid radioactive waste for. Low-Level Radioactive and Mixed- Hazardous Wastes—Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada USGS scientists collecting gas samples from the unsaturated zone at the Amargosa Desert Research Site. Subsurface gases are drawn through a small glass tube (in foreground hand) filled with adsorbing resins that trap volatile organic compounds for later.