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Briefing Date:03/31/2006
Topic:Tank Waste Retrieval, Processing, and On-site Disposal at Three Department of Energy Sites: Final Report

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
Committee on the Management of Certain Radioactive Waste Streams Stored in Tanks at Three Department of Energy Sites

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Congressional Briefings
Friday, March 31, 2006
2340 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 2:30 p.m.
2362 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.
and
Monday, April 3, 2006
1016 Longworth House Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.
366 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.
and
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
316 Ford House Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.

on

Tank Waste Retrieval, Processing, and On-site Disposal at
Three Department of Energy Sites: Final Report

Requested by Congress in P.L. 108-375, this new National Academies’ report reviews the Department of Energy’s plans for managing and disposing of highly radioactive waste in underground tanks at three facilities in South Carolina, Idaho, and Washington state.

These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on April 5, 2006 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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