Hanford Tank Cleanup: A Guide to Understanding the Technical Issues

@inproceedings{Gephart1998HanfordTC,
  title={Hanford Tank Cleanup: A Guide to Understanding the Technical Issues},
  author={Roy E. Gephart and Regina E. Lundgren},
  year={1998}
}
One of the most difficult technical challenges in cleaning up the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Hanford Site in southeast Washington State will be to process the radioactive and chemically complex waste found in the Site`s 177 underground storage tanks. Solid, liquid, and sludge-like wastes are contained in 149 single- and 28 double-shelled steel tanks. These wastes contain about one half of the curies of radioactivity and mass of hazardous chemicals found on the Hanford Site. Therefore… CONTINUE READING

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