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Title: Pollution prevention program for new projects -- Lessons learned

The purpose of this presentation is to relay the experience of the Office of New Production Reactors (NP) in developing and implementing its pollution prevention program. NP was established to plan, design, and construct a new safe and environmentally acceptable nuclear reactor capacity necessary to provide an assured supply of tritium to maintain the nation`s long-term deterrent capability. The Program offered the Department of Energy an opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to environmental protection via minimization of environmental releases; new design offers the best opportunity for pollution prevention. The NP pollution prevention program was never fully implemented because NP`s tritium production design activity was recovery terminated. The information in this paper represented lessons learned from the last three years of NP operation.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
343722
Report Number(s):
CONF-921137--PROC.
ON: DE98050439; TRN: IM9921%%186
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 14. annual DOE low-level radioactive waste management conference, Phoenix, AZ (United States), 18-20 Nov 1992; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1993; Related Information: Is Part Of Fourteenth annual U.S. Department of Energy low-level radioactive waste management conference: Proceedings; PB: 651 p.
Research Org:
EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States). National Low-Level Waste Management Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 NUCLEAR REACTOR TECHNOLOGY; SPECIAL PRODUCTION REACTORS; TRITIUM; POLLUTION ABATEMENT; MINIMIZATION; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; NONRADIOACTIVE WASTES