materials was feasible at WIPP
, DOE would have to perform testing to
As indicated by the geophysical well log response of P-8 from WIPP
, the Rustler is approximately 140 meters thick at maximum and consists of approximately 50 percent halite (Chaturvedi and Channell, 1985).
The site for WIPP
was chosen not only for its remoteness, but also because a layer of salt forms a geologically stable blanket for the drums of contaminated waste 2,100 feet below the surface.
The surface facilities at the WIPP
include a receiving yard, where remote-handled waste packages arrive in shipping casks by truck or rail, and a waste-handling building, where the waste packages are unloaded and transferred into a facility cask.
Both guides are free and can be downloaded on WIPP
's website at WIPP
Baltimore, MD, August 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Gloria Larkin, President of TargetGov and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP
) Educational Foundation Vice Chair, discusses Women Owned Businesses and current trends and issues affecting them in government contracting on the Government Contracting Weekly television series this Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Joe Franco, who runs the Department of Energy's site office at WIPP
, choked up as he took the stand at the meeting, telling the community that at first he took the findings personally.
URS Corporation (NYSE:URS), provider of engineering, construction and technical services, revealed on Friday that a URS-led partnership won a contract to manage and operate the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP
) near Carlsbad, New Mexico from the US Department of Energy.
Only a small portion of the site is being used, and by some estimates WIPP
could store all of the nation's nuclear waste for the next 100 years.
was not envisioned to take high-level waste or weapons-grade plutonium.