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  • Waste
  • The fact that the U.S. does not have a permanent waste disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel has forced the NRC to implement regulations allowing portions of a facility to be released while a small area remains under license as an "independent spent fuel storage installation. (powermag.com)
  • Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) provides technical expertise and program guidance for the storage, processing and disposal of nuclear, chemical and defense waste and for process and safety analysis to support Decontamination & Decommissioning (D&D) of nuclear and hazardous material facilities. (fauske.com)
  • waste management process Decontamination & Decommissioning (D&D). It is uniquely suited to nuclear facility operations because it combines models for fluid flow and heat transfer with models for aerosol transport and deposition, explosions and fire. (fauske.com)
  • BNFL's nuclear waste transfer companies, Direct Rail Services and International Nuclear Services, were also both transferred to the NDA. (wikipedia.org)
  • radiation
  • The present invention relates generally to improvements in cleaning apparatus and systems and more particularly to such apparatus and systems which are especially suited for performing decontamination operationsin nuclear reactor vessels with minimal exposure of personnel to radiation. (patentgenius.com)
  • A super-sized 62-meter long mechanized water-pump arm was donated by China's Sany group, along with an accompanying team of 5 engineers and consultants destined for the effort to quell the overheating and radiation problems of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant on 23 March 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • Activities include: Forestry and woodworking, sale of timber, firewood, individual carpentry orders Growing crops as fodder for animals and also for human consumption Purebred horse breeding using forage resources in the reserve Pig farming, cattle farming, dairy farming Beekeeping, honey production Production of fruit tree seedlings Providing services to citizens and organizations (transport, sanitation, human decontamination, research on the concentration of radionuclides). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • There hasn't been a new nuclear reactor brought online in the U.S. since 1996, but there have been five permanently removed from service in the past three years. (powermag.com)
  • In 1996 the UK's eight most advanced nuclear plants, seven Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor (AGR) and one Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) were privatised as British Energy, raising £2.1 billion. (wikipedia.org)
  • defense
  • Each Missile Master had a nuclear bunker (except for the initial Ft Meade site) housing the Martin AN/FSG-1 Antiaircraft Defense System, as well as additional "tactical structures" for "an AN/FPS-33 defense acquisition radar (DAR) or similar radar, two height-finder radars," and identification friend or foe secondary radar (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • power
  • Germany and Switzerland are planning to phase nuclear power completely out of their energy supplies, and even some politicians in France-a long-time nuclear power stalwart with more than three-quarters of its total electricity production from the source in 2014-are proposing a 50% cap on nuclear power's contribution to the country's electricity supply by 2025. (powermag.com)
  • AREVA has successfully decontaminated the major components of the Chooz A nuclear power plant located in Northern France. (pennenergy.com)
  • For over 35 years, this proven, efficient, and economical solution has enabled AREVA to decontaminate the components of more than 30 nuclear power plants worldwide, including in Germany, Japan, China, and the United States," declared Philippe Samama, Executive Vice President for the Installed Base Business Unit. (pennenergy.com)
  • Gary, an unskilled young man, lands a job as a decontamination sub-contractor at a nuclear power plant in the lower valley of the Rhone. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Fukushima represents as entirely different level of contamination so far, one which could become much more serious if additional seismic events claim the day over the next 40 years as decontamination and decommissioning at the site continues. (wordpress.com)
  • system
  • The system is operatable without entry by personnel into the contaminated vessel before the decontamination operation is carried out and comprises an assembly which is introduced into the vertical cylindrical vessel of the typical boiling water reactor through the open top. (patentgenius.com)
  • 3. A decontamination system according to claim 1 further comprising a central hub, a plurality of radial arms interconnecting the track and the hub, hoisting means including a lifting plate above the track and means interconnecting the radialarms and the plate. (patentgenius.com)
  • 5. A decontamination system according to claim 1 further characterized in that the guide means comprises a pair of spaced apart vertical rods fixedly secured within the reactor vessel and centering means on the track for releasably engaging andcontinuing to engage the rods only while the decontamination operation is in progress to center the track in the vessel. (patentgenius.com)
  • 6. A decontamination system according to claim 1 further comprising means for driving the arms with their outer ends guided by the track and the nozzle assemblies in close proximity to the wall of the vessel. (patentgenius.com)
  • 7. A decontamination system according to claim 6 further characterized in that the means for driving the arms includes an air motor and means for regulating the supply of air to the motor to control its speed. (patentgenius.com)
  • workers
  • Heretofore, decontamination has been carried out by workers suspended inside the vessel, housed in a cubicle hanging down from a crane and manuallydirecting high pressure water at the vessel wall. (patentgenius.com)
  • A volunteer is scrubbed by hospital workers wearing biohazard suits during an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital bioterrorism decontamination drill in March 2002. (faqs.org)
  • level
  • The whole assembly is hoisted to a level above the top of the vessel by a crane, outboard slides on the assembly brought into engagement with the permanent guideways and the assembly progressively lowered in the vessel as the decontamination operation progresses. (patentgenius.com)
  • facility
  • These are thought to date from the base's use by ships contaminated in post-war nuclear testing, and from a nuclear training facility previously based there. (wikipedia.org)
  • Usually
  • Usually such decontamination must be done quickly, since the contaminant may be absorbed through the skin where it can cause internal damage. (faqs.org)
  • Missile Master radars were usually at a single area with the nuclear bunker (e.g., co-located with a USAF radar station) such as the 44 acres (18 ha) purchased for the Arlington Heights Army Istallation. (wikipedia.org)
  • weapons
  • We provide daily news updates on the issues of nuclear energy and weapons, primarily though not exclusively in English and Japanese via RSS , Twitter , and Facebook . (uchicago.edu)
  • Operation Buster-Jangle was a series of seven (six atmospheric, one cratering) nuclear weapons tests conducted by the United States in late 1951 at the Nevada Test Site. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Second World War, Britain commenced a nuclear weapons project, known as Tube Alloys, but the 1943 Quebec Agreement merged it with the American Manhattan Project. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several key British scientists worked as part of the British contribution to the Manhattan Project, but after the war the Americans ended cooperation on nuclear weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senior members of the United States Congress were horrified when they discovered that it gave the British a veto over the use of nuclear weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • bomb
  • After the nuclear bomb was detonated, the troops were ordered to move forward towards the affected area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hall races against the clock and the lab's automated defenses to reach a station at which he can insert his key and turn off the nuclear bomb before it is too late. (wikipedia.org)
  • chemical
  • Karen Gay Silkwood (February 19, 1946 - November 13, 1974) was an American chemical technician and labor union activist known for raising concerns about corporate practices related to health and safety of workers in a nuclear facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • generators
  • Powered by redundant diesel generators, the heavily fortified ("virtually impenetrable to anything short of a direct nuclear strike") shelter includes two commercial kitchens, full plumbing (including a private well for potable water and a motel-sized septic tank), three months' worth of diesel, a radio based communications center, a chapel, and a decontamination room. (wikipedia.org)
  • full
  • The team of four core research scientists, who also include Dr. Charles Dutton and Dr. Ruth Leavitt, are summoned from their academic and research appointments to a massive, secret, high-tech underground facility in Nevada, named Wildfire, where they undergo a full day of decontamination procedures, descending through four disinfection levels to a fifth level, where laboratories are located. (wikipedia.org)
  • critical
  • Both codes can be used to judge whether or not nuclear systems are critical and to determine doses from sources, among other things. (wikipedia.org)
  • CENTER
  • The MH-1A simulator was obtained by Memphis State University Center for Nuclear Studies in the early 1980s, but was never restored or returned to operational service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its fate is unknown after the Center for Nuclear Studies closed. (wikipedia.org)
  • tests
  • While traveling closer to ground zero, troops witnessed the nuclear weapon's effects on the fortifications that were placed in the location in preparation for the tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • He is a presidential advisor on for Nuclear Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and for research at Michigan State University, and Princeton University. (wikipedia.org)
  • University
  • After attaining his Master's, Madia went to Texas A&M University to earn a Pd.D. in nuclear physics but before he had settled he was drafted into the U.S. Army. (wikipedia.org)
  • He attained a Ph.D. in nuclear chemistry at Virginia Tech in twenty seven months, the standing record for fastest Ph.D. at the university. (wikipedia.org)
  • Event
  • All Ark Two communication equipment is EMP hardened and generator powered so as to be able to transmit survival information to the general public in the event of nuclear war. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • If the organism threatens to escape, this facility includes an automatic nuclear self-destruct mechanism to incinerate all infectious agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Otherwise
  • A large percentage of the shelter population is expected to be children, as the primary purpose of the shelter is to serve as an "underground orphanage, a place where a new generation could be saved from nuclear apocalypse", which, according to Beach, would otherwise wipe out over 80% of the world's population. (wikipedia.org)