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Storage of Weapon Plutonium Waste


Development of quantitative criteria of suitability of rock massif for safe long-term storage of waste from weapon Plutonium production illustrated by the underground mining working at Krasnoyarsk Integrated Mining and Chemical Works.

Tech Area / Field

  • ENV-RWT/Radioactive Waste Treatment/Environment

8 Project completed

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Senior Project Manager
Tyurin I A

Leading Institute
VNIPI Promtechnology, Russia, Moscow

Supporting institutes

  • International Scientific Center on the Environment, Russia, Moscow\nMining and Chemical Complex, Russia, Krasnoyarsk reg., Zheleznogorsk


  • CEA / DCC / CEN Cadarache, France, Cadarache\nRadioactive Waste Management Center, Japan, Tokyo\nLawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA, CA, Livermore\nBritish Nuclear Fuels Ltd (BNFL) / Brussel's Office, Belgium, Brussels


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