SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1958

Radioactive Waste Processing Control, Shippingport Atomic Power Station


The safe disposal of radioactive waste is a problem common to all nuclear reactors. In a pressurized water reactor (PWR) plant, the major source of these wastes is the primary coolant. At the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, all potentially radioactive liquid wastes are handled and processed in a waste disposal plant.

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Whirl, SF
Duquesne Light Co., Pittsburgh, Pa
Tash, JA
Duquesne Light Co., Pittsburgh, Pa
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Developed by Committee: D19
Pages: 14–27
DOI: 10.1520/STP39469S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5646-3
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-5645-6