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Author National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Radioactive Waste Management.

Title The Hanford tanks : environmental impacts and policy choices / Board on Radioactive Waste Management, National Research Council
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1996
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Contents ""THE HANFORD TANKS: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS AND POLICY CHOICES""; ""Copyright""; ""PREFACE""; ""Contents""; ""EXECUTIVE SUMMARY""; ""PRINCIPAL FINDINGS -- TANKS""; ""Uncertainties""; ""Decision Strategy""; ""PRINCIPAL FINDINGS -- CAPSULES AND MISCELLANEOUS TANKS""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""1 INTRODUCTION ""; ""2 BACKGROUND""; ""THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT AND DECISION PROCESS""; ""NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT ANALYSIS AFFECTING THE HANFORD SITE""; ""DESCRIPTION OF WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES""; ""Large High-Level Waste Storage Tanks""
""Ex situ intermediate separations""""ex situ extensive separations""; ""phased implementation""
""Miscellaneous Underground Storage Tanks""""Encapsulated Cesium and Strontium""; ""What Is Not Addressed""; ""DESCRIPTION OF ALTERNATIVES""; ""3 FINDINGS""; ""TECHNOLOGY UNCERTAINTIES""; ""COST ESTIMATE UNCERTAINTIES""; ""PERFORMANCE UNCERTAINTIES""; ""REGULATORY UNCERTAINTIES""; ""UNCERTAINTIES IN TANK AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION""; ""HEALTH RISK UNCERTAINTIES""; ""Presentation of Key Risk Parameters and Health Impact Projections""; ""Use of Guidance on Collective Dose""; ""Risk Assessment for Comparison of Alternatives""; ""Intruder Scenario Estimates""; ""Dose-Response Estimates""
""UNCERTAINTIES ABOUT REMEDIATION OF RESIDUAL CONTAMINATION""""TRANSFER OF RISK TO OFF-SITE POPULATIONS""; ""FUTURE LAND USE UNCERTAINTIES AND EFFECT ON ALTERNATIVES""; ""CAPSULES AND MISCELLANEOUS TANKS""; ""Cesium and Strontium Capsules""; ""Cesium Capsules""; ""Strontium Capsules""; ""Miscellaneous Underground Storage Tanks""; ""4 RECOMMENDATIONS ""; ""RECOMMENDED APPROACH""; ""Phasing""; ""Range of Alternatives to Consider""; ""Summary""; ""THE FIRST PHASE""; ""Uncertainties About Technology, Performance, Cost, and Risks""; ""Policy and Regulatory Uncertainties""
""Uncertainties About Characteristics of Wastes Inside and Outside the Tanks""""Range of Technologies""; ""Interrelationships with Other Hanford Site Cleanup Decisions""; ""5 SUGGESTIONS FOR CLARIFYING THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT ""; ""ABBREVIATIONS""; ""REFERENCES CITED""; ""APPENDIX A REQUEST FOR STUDY ""; ""APPENDIX B DESCRIPTION OF ALTERNATIVES ""; ""NO ACTION""; ""LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT""; ""IN SITU FILL AND CAP""; ""IN SITU VITRIFICATION""; ""EX SITU/IN SITU COMBINATION""; ""EX SITU/IN SITU COMBINATION VARIATION""; ""EX SITU NO SEPARATIONS""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Radioactive waste disposal -- Washington (State)
Radioactive waste sites -- Washington (State)
Storage tanks -- Washington (State)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0309561981 (electronic bk.)
9780309561983 (electronic bk.)
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