High Level Radioactive Waste Management at the Savannah River Site

by D. L. McIntosh, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, United States,
L. M. Papouchado, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, United States,



Abstract: This paper describes the High Level Radioactive Waste (HLW) generated at the Savannah River Site (SRS), outlines how it has been managed over the 35 years since site operations began, and discusses plans for future operations, with emphasis on the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) scheduled to commence operations in 1992.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Waste sites | Rivers and streams | Industrial wastes | Scheduling | Industrial facilities | South Carolina | North America | United States

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