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By Glenn E. Schweitzer and A. Chelsea Sharber, Editors

As a part of a long-standing collaboration on nuclear nonproliferation, the nationwide Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences held a joint workshop in Moscow in 2003 at the clinical facets of a global radioactive disposal website in Russia. The passage of Russian legislation allowing the importation and garage of high-level radioactive fabric (primarily spent nuclear gasoline from reactors) has engendered curiosity from a couple of international governments, together with the united states, in exploring the potential of shifting fabric to Russia on a short lived or everlasting foundation. The workshop interested in the environmental elements of the final position and features of a potential garage website, transportation to and in the web site, bins for transportation and garage, stock and responsibility, audits and inspections, and dealing with applied sciences.

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Report to the ANTT Subcommittee. December 2002. 1 10 100 1,000 10,000 100,000 1,000,000 Time (years) <1000 Years 300,000 Years FIGURE 4 Radiotoxicity relative to natural uranium versus time, with and without uranium separation and transmutation. S. Department of Energy. Report to Congress on Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative: The Future Path for Advanced Spent Fuel Treatment and Transmutation Research. S. Department of Energy, 2003, p. III-2. S. S. secretary of energy on issues pertaining to civilian nuclear energy, science, and technology.

National Academy Press, 2001. This report addressed all the programs that relate to the environmental quality research and development portfolio across many DOE divisions. National Research Council. Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism. : The National Academies Press, 2002. This report recommends how science and technology could contribute to many areas and addresses the vulnerabilities to terrorist threats; one section addresses radiological threats.

D. Crowley. Research Reactor Aluminum Spent Fuel: Treatment Options for Disposal. : National Academy Press, 1998. National Research Council. Research Needs in Subsurface Science. : National Academy Press, 2000. 19 HANDLING SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL National Research Council. Characterization of Remote-Handled Waste for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). : National Academy Press, 2002. Examples of broader studies are National Research Council. A Strategic Vision for Department of Energy Environmental Quality Research and Development.

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