Radioactive Mixed Waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

by Roger P. Hansen, IT Corp, United States,
John S. Hart, IT Corp, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering


This paper discusses compliance by the U.S. Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) (1). The focus of the discussion is on RCRA compliance issues at a facility scheduled to begin receiving radioactive mixed waste about September 1989.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Waste sites | Power plants | Energy recovery | Developing countries | Energy efficiency | Scheduling | Industrial wastes | New Mexico | United States

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