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Title: Gunite and associated tanks remediation project recycling and waste minimization effort

The Department of Energy`s Environmental Management Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has initiated clean up of legacy waste resulting from the Manhattan Project. The gunite and associated tanks project has taken an active pollution prevention role by successfully recycling eight tons of scrap metal, reusing contaminated soil in the Area of Contamination, using existing water (supernate) to aid in sludge transfer, and by minimizing and reusing personal protective equipment (PPE) and on-site equipment as much as possible. Total cost savings for Fiscal Year 1997 activities from these efforts are estimated at $4.2 million dollars.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
654014
Report Number(s):
ORNL/CP--98304; CONF-980654--
ON: DE98005666; TRN: 98:010398
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 14. DOE pollution prevention conference, Seattle, WA (United States), 2-4 Jun 1998; Other Information: PBD: May 1998
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (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; ORNL; RADIOACTIVE WASTE STORAGE; REMEDIAL ACTION; ECONOMICS; MINIMIZATION; SCRAP METALS; RECYCLING; WASTE PRODUCT UTILIZATION