The Impact of Decontamination on LWR Radioactive Waste Treatment Systems

  • G. R. Hoenes
  • L. D. Perrigo
  • J. R. Divine
  • L. G. Faust


Increased radiation levels around certain reactors in the United States and accompanying increases in personnel exposure are causing a reexamination of available options for continued operation and performance of required maintenance and inspections. One of the options is decontamination, which could have profound effects on the radwaste treatment system. An assessment of the impact of decontamination on radwaste treatment systems involves a careful study of the various effects that would result from the use of such a process.


Corrosion Rate Primary System Exposure Rate Urea Formaldehyde Fire Prevention 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. R. Hoenes
    • 1
  • L. D. Perrigo
    • 1
  • J. R. Divine
    • 1
  • L. G. Faust
    • 1
  1. 1.Pacific Northwest LaboratoryBattelle Memorial InstituteRichlandUSA

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