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Title: PUREX/UO{sub 3} facilities deactivation lessons learned: History

In May 1997, a historic deactivation project at the PUREX (Plutonium URanium EXtraction) facility at the Hanford Site in south-central Washington State concluded its activities (Figure ES-1). The project work was finished at $78 million under its original budget of $222.5 million, and 16 months ahead of schedule. Closely watched throughout the US Department of Energy (DOE) complex and by the US Department of Defense for the value of its lessons learned, the PUREX Deactivation Project has become the national model for the safe transition of contaminated facilities to shut down status.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
362353
Report Number(s):
HNF-SP--1147-Rev.2
ON: DE99050364; BR: EW3135040; TRN: AHC29926%%7
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-96RL13200
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 25 Nov 1997
Research Org:
Fluor Daniel Hanford Inc., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; PUREX PROCESS; FUEL REPROCESSING PLANTS; DECOMMISSIONING; SHUTDOWN; DECONTAMINATION; HANFORD RESERVATION