"MOX for Peace" a Reality

Bariteau, Jean-Pierre
January 2006
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p35
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The article reports on the construction of a Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication facility which will be operated at the Department of Energy Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina. The Department of Energy contracted with Duke, COGEMA, Stone and Webster (DCS) to design the facility. The facility will transform the excess weapons stockpile into MOX fuel, which will be utilized in domestic commercial power reactors. The main requirements in the processing of the fuel are presented.


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