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Liquid Waste Disposal
Rucker, C N [Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation]
Subject Terms:
Drums; Fission Products; Gunite Tanks; Plutonium; Settling Basin; Tank Farm; Waste Disposal
Felcher, F.H.
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email:
Document Categories:
Health, Safety and Environment\Waste Management
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Publication Date:
1948 Mar 19
Declassification Date:
1995 Mar 22
Declassification Status:
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Originating Research Org.:
Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation
OpenNet Entry Date:
1995 Jul 31
Liquid waste disposal system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is summarized. A description of the Tank Farm area Gunite Tanks and Settling Basin and the types of wastes handled in the Tank Farm Area are given. The discharge of waste from the Settling Basin to White Oak Creek is discussed, along with a mud sampling program in the upper part of the lake formed by White Oak Dam. The facilities for handling both metal waste solutions and chemical waste solutions and their capacities are included in tables. Provisions for miscellaneous wastes from AEC installations which contain source or fissionable material or radioactive salts are also included in the Tank Farm Area.

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