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Title: Chemical decontamination of process equipment using recyclable chelating solvent Phase I. Final report, September 1993--June 1995

Abstract

The Department of Energy (DOE) is now faced with the task of meeting decontamination and decommissioning obligations at numerous facilities by the year 2019. Due to the tremendous volume of material involved, innovative decontamination technologies are being sought that can reduce the volumes of contaminated waste materials and secondary wastes requiring disposal. With sufficient decontamination, some of the material from DOE facilities could be released as scrap into the commercial sector for recycle, thereby reducing the volume of radioactive waste requiring disposal. Although recycling may initially prove to be more costly than current disposal practices, rapidly increasing disposal costs are expected to make recycling more and more cost effective. Additionally, recycling is now perceived as the ethical choice in a world where the consequences of replacing resources and throwing away reusable materials are impacting the well-being of the environment.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Babcock and Wilcox Co., Alliance, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
393389
Report Number(s):
DOE/MC/30168-5290
ON: DE97002027; TRN: 97:000093
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-93MC30168
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Oct 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; US DOE; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; DECOMMISSIONING; DECONTAMINATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RECYCLING; RADIOACTIVE WASTE PROCESSING; PROGRESS REPORT

Citation Formats

NONE. Chemical decontamination of process equipment using recyclable chelating solvent Phase I. Final report, September 1993--June 1995. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/393389.
NONE. Chemical decontamination of process equipment using recyclable chelating solvent Phase I. Final report, September 1993--June 1995. United States. doi:10.2172/393389.
NONE. Sun . "Chemical decontamination of process equipment using recyclable chelating solvent Phase I. Final report, September 1993--June 1995". United States. doi:10.2172/393389. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/393389.
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title = {Chemical decontamination of process equipment using recyclable chelating solvent Phase I. Final report, September 1993--June 1995},
author = {NONE},
abstractNote = {The Department of Energy (DOE) is now faced with the task of meeting decontamination and decommissioning obligations at numerous facilities by the year 2019. Due to the tremendous volume of material involved, innovative decontamination technologies are being sought that can reduce the volumes of contaminated waste materials and secondary wastes requiring disposal. With sufficient decontamination, some of the material from DOE facilities could be released as scrap into the commercial sector for recycle, thereby reducing the volume of radioactive waste requiring disposal. Although recycling may initially prove to be more costly than current disposal practices, rapidly increasing disposal costs are expected to make recycling more and more cost effective. Additionally, recycling is now perceived as the ethical choice in a world where the consequences of replacing resources and throwing away reusable materials are impacting the well-being of the environment.},
doi = {10.2172/393389},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sun Oct 01 00:00:00 EDT 1995},
month = {Sun Oct 01 00:00:00 EDT 1995}
}

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