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Rocky flats: closing in on closure

AuthorLen Ackland
Date 1 December 2001
Page number53-56
MagazineBulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Washington, US
Year 57
No6
Number of pages 4
Tags: WASTE GENERAL -
ON SITE WASTE STORAGE - Wet or dry temporary storage in or near the plant
CENSORSHIP - including (attempts) to conceal or alter information
DOE - USA - Department of Energy, Department of Energy
COST - GENERAL - Overall energy costs
METHODS WASTE STORAGE -
MOX - Mixed oxide fuel, commonly referred to as MOX fuel, is nuclear fuel that contains more than one oxide of fissile material, usually consisting of plutonium blended with natural uranium, reprocessed uranium, or depleted uranium.
DECOMMISSIONING - reactor decommissioning; incl. nuclear weapons
PLUTONIUM - environment, use, production, discussion transuranic
ROCKY FLATS, USA - Rocky Flats, USA
SAVANNAH RIVER - Savannah River Plant, USA
CLOSURE - finally closing a nuclear plant
RADIATION PERMISSABLE LEVELS -
TRANSPORTS GENERAL - Nuclear transports general
SAFETY GENERAL -
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - United States

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