TITLE

If you've got some nuke waste, you can WIPP it

AUTHOR(S)
Paskus, Laura
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;4/3/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Energy and the Washington TRU Solutions LLC is urging to accept waste products that must be handled robotically and want the state to allow for temporary aboveground storage and to eliminate a testing practice which ensures that these wastes do not exceed the facility's environmental standards. It was stated that the proposed changes could expose Waste Isolation Pilot Plant workers and the people along waste transportation routes to more dangerous levels of radioactivity in the event of an accident.
ACCESSION #
20725989

 

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