[ RadSafe ] Spent fuels storage at Ft. Knox (was: Teller and Climate change)

Clayton J Bradt CJB01 at health.state.ny.us
Wed Mar 6 10:58:37 CST 2013

I should think that the purpose would rather be to use the gold for 
shielding to enhance the security of the spent fuel. Although the price of 
gold is higher the value of the fuel is potentially much greater.

Clayton Bradt
Principal Radiophysicist

Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2013 10:38:25 -0800
From: "Brennan, Mike  (DOH)" <Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV>
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Teller and Climate change
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My favorite SNF storage scheme (which I came up with myself) is dry cask
storage at Fort Knox, around the Gold Repository facility.  It is
Federally owned land, one of the most secure spots on Earth, fairly
centrally located for reactor facilities in the Eastern half of the
country, not civilian population close enough to be effected by the SNF
in any vaguely realistic scenario, and would actually enhance the
security of the gold (or lack of gold, if you believe certain

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