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About 155,000 cubic meters of waste infected with either radioactive isotopes and dangerous chemical compounds are saved at a few 30 DOE websites, and one other 450,000 cubic meters are buried. whereas DOE is creating a concerted attempt to correctly do away with this waste, the volume interprets to a multi-decade attempt that would require dealing with, characterizing, and transport thousands of waste packing containers at a complete expense of billions of bucks. This document describes uncomplicated medical examine which could result in new applied sciences for appearing those initiatives extra competently and value effectively.

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