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LESLIE J. JARDINE Lmvrence Livermore nationwide LaboratOlY Livermore, CA 94551 U. S. A. The complex examine Workshop (ARW) on Nuc1ear fabrics safeguard held lune 8-10, 1998, in St. Petersburg, Russia, was once attended through 27 Russian specialists from 14 diverse Russian companies, seven ecu specialists from six varied enterprises, and 14 V. S. specialists from seven assorted enterprises. The ARW was once performed on the country schooling heart (SEC), a former Minatom nuc1ear education heart in St. Petersburg. Thirty-three technical displays have been made utilizing simultaneous translations. those shows are reprinted during this quantity as a proper ARW court cases within the NATO technological know-how sequence. The consultant technical papers contained the following conceal nuc1ear fabric protection themes at the garage and disposition of extra plutonium and excessive enriched uranium (HEU) fissile fabrics, inc1uding vitrification, combined oxide (MOX) gasoline fabrication, plutonium ceramics, reprocessing, geologic disposal, transportation, and Russian regulatory tactics. This AR W accomplished discussions via specialists of the nuc1ear fabrics protection issues that weren't lined within the past, significant other ARW on Nuc1ear fabrics security held in Amarillo, Texas, in March 1997. those workshops, while considered jointly as a suite, have addressed so much nuc1ear fabric facets of the garage and disposition operations required for extra HEV and plutonium (see Fig. 1, establishing Remarks).
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The Russian Federation (RF) Ministry of Health has made supplementary provisions to ensure the radiation safety of these operations. In a special RF Govemment Decree (1994), a comprehensive research and practical program titled Radiation Safety and Medico-Hygienic Provision of Operations on Dismantling Nuclear Weapons Including Plutonium Disposal (1994-1998) was approved. The Federal Administration on Medico-Biological Problems and Emergencies (RF Ministry of Health) has been participating in elaborating and putting into practice some provisions of state-Ievel regulation and control of radiation safety at plants and institutions relating to the RF Ministry of Atomic Industry.
S. team defmed the end points by weighing several factors for each project: its safety impact, its cost-effectiveness. the time needed to achieve results. and the ability of the host country to sustain the safety achievements over a long period. 5 LESSONS LEARNED Cooperative efforts between the United States and nine host countries were initiated in 1992 to improve the safety of Soviet-designed nuclear power plants amid heightened international concern about the safety of Soviet-designed reactors.
SUMMARY OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS SAFETY ARW IN AMARILLO AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THIS WORKSHOP K. L. A. LEONARD N. LAZAREV v. G. , St. Petersburg, 194021,Russia LESLIE J. A. 1. Introduction A NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on nuc1ear materials safety management was held in Amarillo, Texas, in March, 1997. The Workshop focused on safety practices in various facets of the nuc1ear fuel cyc1e. Particular emphasis was given to the handling, treatment, storage and transportation of plutonium resulting from the disposition of fissile weapons materials.