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Title: Lessons Learned and Present Day Challenges of Addressing 20th Century Radiation Legacies of Russia and the United States

The decommissioning of nuclear submarines, disposal of highly-enriched uranium and weapons-grade plutonium, and processing of high-level radioactive wastes represent the most challenging issues facing the cleanup of 20th century radiation legacy wastes and facilities. The US and Russia are the two primary countries dealing with these challenges, because most of the world's fissile inventory is being processed and stored at multiple industrial sites and nuclear weapons production facilities in these countries.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
805390
Report Number(s):
RPP-7267-FP, Rev.0
TRN: US0301325
DOE Contract Number:
AC27-99RL14047
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Conference title not supplied, Conference location not supplied, Conference dates not supplied; Other Information: PBD: 26 Oct 2000
Research Org:
CHG (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; DECOMMISSIONING; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; PLUTONIUM; PROCESSING; PRODUCTION; RADIATIONS; SUBMARINES; URANIUM; WASTES