[ RadSafe ] Repository versus disposal facility

Miller, Mark L mmiller at sandia.gov
Thu Mar 7 13:12:47 CST 2013

.....Same problem with calling Yucca Mtn a "disposal facility" rather than a "repository".

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From: Ted de Castro [mailto:tdc at xrayted.com] 
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I guess its our own fault for calling it "REPROCESSING" instead of "RECYCLING" - in which case instead of being prohibited - it would be required!

On 3/6/2013 6:16 PM, Jerry Cohen wrote:
> It has been over 30 years ago that president Carter established the 
> "no reprocessing" policy.
> Can anyone explain how, over this span on time, such an obviously 
> stupid policy has not been rescinded.
> Jerry Cohen

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