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Management of Radioactive Materials and Wastes

Shyamal K. Majumdar

Management of Radioactive Materials and Wastes

Issues and Progress

by Shyamal K. Majumdar

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Published by Pennsylvania Academy of Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Recycling,
  • Radioactive wastes,
  • Science,
  • Radioactive Waste Disposal

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8514937M
    ISBN 100960667040
    ISBN 109780960667048

    Current approaches to managing radioactive waste have been segregation and storage for short-lived waste, near-surface disposal for low and some intermediate-level waste, and burial in a deep geological repository or transmutation for the high-level waste. Management of Radioactive Waste & Materials Inventory Data- Stage A & B 5. but acknowledges the essential work needed to continually improve the quality of data being collected and reduce uncertainty in the inventory data. A range of different options could be considered for managing radioactive waste and materials inventory data.

    Abstract. Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) announces on a monthly basis the current worldwide information available on the critical topics of spent-fuel transport and storage, radioactive effluents from nuclear facilities, techniques of processing radioactive wastes, their storage, and ultimate disposal. This Plan applies to chemicals and chemical waste, infectious materials and medical waste, radioactive materials and radioactive waste, hazardous drugs and pharmaceutical waste, compressed gases and electronic waste. Scope The scope of the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Plan encompasses the.

    This reviews sources of radioactive waste and introduces radioactive decay and radiation shielding calculations. It covers technical and regulatory aspects of waste management with discussion questions at the end of each chapter to provide an opportunity to explore the many facets of waste management . According to the U.S. NRC, mixed waste is a waste "that contains a chemically hazardous waste as defined in RCRA, and source, special nuclear, by-product material, low-level radioactive waste" (as defined in the Low-level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of (42 USC (b) to (j)), or "some types of naturally-occurring or accelerator.


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