West, Pat
May 2004
Fire Chief;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p46
Trade Publication
Explores why many fire departments are not prepared to commercial utility companies' plans to move highly radioactive wastes to Skull Valley Reservation, Utah through the railroad system. Plans to store the radioactive waste at a temporary, above-ground storage facility for spent nuclear fuel; Need to adequately train and equip firefighters in incidents involving the transport of radioactive wastes; Government rules involving the transport of radioactive wastes. INSET: WHAT IS SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL?.


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