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Environmental analysis of the uranium fuel cycle

United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Radiation Office

Environmental analysis of the uranium fuel cycle

by United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Radiation Office

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Published by The Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uranium -- Environmental aspects,
  • Nuclear fuels, Effect of radiation on,
  • Radiation -- Physiological effect

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOffice of Radiation Programs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD196U7 U55 1973a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21126169M

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Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs. Environmental analysis of the uranium fuel cycle. Washington, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation Programs, Field Operations Division, (OCoLC) This report is one part of a three-part analysis of the impact of the various operations within the uranium fuel cycle.

The complete analysis comprises three reports: The Fuel Supply (Part I), Light-Water Reactors (Part II), and Fuel Reprocessing (Part III). Fuel reprocessing also relates to fuel sup- ply; however, this activity has been analyzed separately in part 3 of the environmental analysis of the uranium fuel cycle.

Natural uranium (% uranium) ore is rained and milled to a concentrate containing about 85% U., Errata 40 CFR Environmental Analysis of the Uranium Fuel Cycle: Part III - Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Author: US EPA/OAR/ORIA/Radiation Protection Division Subject: This document Environmental analysis of the uranium fuel cycle book updates and revisions to 40 CFR Environmental Analysis of the Uranium Fuel Cycle \(Part III Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing\).

Keywords. In the Office of Radiation Programs issued an environmental analysis of the ur,anium fuel cycle, which was is~ued in three volumes covering fuel supply, power reactors, and fuel reprocessing. Sub­ sequent to the issuance of this analysis, the Agency proposed environmental radiation protection standards on May 29,for.

Environmental Analysis of the Uranium Fuel Cycle. Slide 2. Background SNL performed a review of Title 40 CFR Part EPA’s environmental analysis of nuclear fuel reprocessing Review of Environmental Analysis of the Uranium Fuel Cycle - Sandia National Laboratories. The nuclear fuel cycle starts with exploration for uranium and the development of mines to extract uranium ore.

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The results indicate that the extent of recycle is generally a more important predictor of environmental metric performance than whether the fuel cycle uses uranium or thorium, although there are.

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