TITLE

DOE Needs to Address Uncertainties with and Strengthen Independent Safety Oversight of Its Plutonium Disposition Program

AUTHOR(S)
Aloise, Gene
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/26/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) assessment on the plutonium disposition program of Department of Energy's (DOE) National Security Administration (NNSA). It discusses the uncertainties behind the MOX (mixed oxide) Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) and Waste Solidification Building (WSB) construction projects. It suggests the improvement of plans for critical technologies related to pit disassembly and customer outreach strategy for MOX fuel.
ACCESSION #
49049226

 

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