TABLE 3.1 Generalized Data on the Amounts of Liquid Radioactive Waste (LRW) Currently Generated, Reprocessed, and Stored at the Minatom RF Enterprises

Name of Enterprise

Total

Including:

High-levelb

Intermediate-level

Ci

103 m3

Ci

103 m3

Ci

103 m3

LRW generated in 2001

Minatom RFa

1.06×108

3800

6.95×107

10.9

3.57×107

463

PA “Mayak”

7.05×107

1170

6.95×107

10.8

1.01×106

21.1

LRW reprocessed during 2001

Minatom RF

4.92×107

1630

4.68×107

17.1

2.32×106

17.5

PA “Mayak”

4.68×107

438

4.68×107

17.1

7.08×104

2.26

LRW accumulated by the end of 2001

Minatom RF

1.84×109

469000

3.51×108

30.2

1.49×109

11400

PA “Mayak”

4.76×108

412000

3.51×108

29.2

1.22×108

473

a Minatom RF includes PA “Mayak,” Krasnoyarsk MCC, and the SCC.

b No official data are available on liquid high-level waste from Krasnoyarsk MCC and the SCC.

NOTE: Does not include wastes disposed deep underground.

SOURCES: Shatalov (2002), Minatom (2002). Some numbers have been rounded.



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