The Environmental Effects Associated with the Transportation of Radioactive Material

  • James D. McClure
  • Ronald B. Pope
  • H. Richard Yoshimura
Part of the Advances in Nuclear Science & Technology book series (ANST)


As a result of the wide geographical separation of nuclear fuel cycle facilities, transportation of nuclear materials is an essential link between each of the steps of the nuclear fuel cycle. Historically, the shipments of radioactive materials have moved with relative ease within the United States using shipping containers which are approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or the Department of Transportation and are transported by common carrier or special transport vehicles.


Hazardous Material Radioactive Material Full Scale Test Nuclear Fuel Cycle Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • James D. McClure
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ronald B. Pope
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Richard Yoshimura
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear Materials Transportation Technology DepartmentTransportation Technology CenterAlbuquerqueUSA
  2. 2.Sandia LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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