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Nuclear Processing Subcommittee Is Organizing New Task Groups

Members of ASTM Subcommittee C26.09 on Nuclear Processing are organizing task groups to develop new standards for ion exchange safety, disposition of excess nuclear materials, decontamination and decommissioning of obsolete facilities, and nuclear criticality safety guidance for engineers. Subcommittee Chairman Tracy Rudisill, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, S.C., invites participation on these task groups.

Part of ASTM Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle, the subcommittee creates standards for the design, construction, and operation of nuclear processing facilities, encompassing fuel receipt, storage, and dissolution, separation/purification of nuclear materials, product conversion and storage, and decontamination and decommissioning.

For further technical information about this activity, contact Tracy Rudisill, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, S.C. (phone: 803/725-2539). Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle meets June 24-29 in Norfolk, Va., and Jan. 20-24, 2002, in Dallas, Texas. For meeting or membership details, contact Staff Manager Jeff Adkins, ASTM (610/832-9738). //

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