low-level radioactive waste


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Noun1.low-level radioactive waste - (medicine) radioactive waste consisting of objects that have been briefly exposed to radioactivity (as in certain medical tests)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
radioactive waste - useless radioactive materials that are left after some laboratory or commercial process is completed
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The plant sends low-level radioactive waste, such as rags, protective clothing and tools, intermittently to US Ecology.
The radiological data is processed by an on-board computer to produce spatial mapping used to indicate the locations of historic low-level radioactive waste.
Linquist: TVA must apply for an import license from the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission, and Waste Control Specialists has to amend its license to receive the waste, and have the contract approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) revealed on Wednesday the execution of an agreement contract to dispose Class A, B and C low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) into its state-of-the-art facility.
According to the Science and Technology Agency, Tuesday's announcement marks the second time recently that leakage has been detected from barrels containing low-level radioactive waste.
The reopening (Barnwell had been closed to states outside the Southeast region) comes as an especially big relief to generators in 31 states who had been storing low-level radioactive waste on business and industrial sites since June 1994.
business with expertise in treating low-level radioactive waste.
Federal environmental officials say they are just trying to improve the management of low-level radioactive waste.
Kentucky and Illinois, which have formed the Central Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, contend the DOE owes them more than $3 million of the $22 million in waste disposal surcharges being held in escrow by the federal department.
Sawai said that in Japan, low-level radioactive waste is stored in iron drums that are buried 20m underground and surrounded by reinforced concrete walls, which is "unlike the careless treatment at Orchid Island," where damaged drums were discovered in a 3m deep repository.
My intent would be that the city of Los Angeles, in fact, impose stricter standards on low-level radioactive waste and be a leader in the state,'' Alarcon said in an interview.

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