Document Details


Title:
Summary Report of the Screening Process to Determine Reasonable Alternatives for Long-Term Storage and Disposition of Weapons-Usable Fissile Materials
Subject Terms:
Fissile Materials Disposition; Pu; Radionuclides; Storage Of Fissile Materials; U-233
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email: doeic@oro.doe.gov
Document Categories:
National Security, Policy and Warfare\Arms Control
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1995 Mar 31
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
45
Accession Number:
ORF03467
Document Number(s):
DOE/MD-0002
Originating Research Org.:
Department of Energy
OpenNet Entry Date:
1995 Jul 31
Description/Abstract:
Significant quantities of weapons-usable fissile materials (primarily Plutonium and highly-enriched Uranium) have become surplus to national defense needs. These stocks of fissile materials pose significant dangers to national and international security. The dangers exist not only in the potential proliferation of nuclear weapons but also in the potential for environmental, safety and health consequences if surplus fissile materials are not properly managed. This summary report documents the process involved in determining and screening alternatives to best accomplish the management and disposition of these materials under five broad long-term storage options.


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