Appendix A
Statement of Task

The Mixed Waste Committee will review and evaluate the state of development of the final waste forms of treated mixed wastes as they arise from current and emerging treatment technologies. In particular, the study will assess the characteristics of, and uncertainties associated with, the different types of final mixed waste forms for disposal, and identify the requirements for additional R&D. The study also will identify the options DOE should consider in technology development in order to achieve the desired mixed waste forms that are cost-effective and safe for disposal. The study will be based on information on waste to be treated, treatment technologies, waste form characterization studies, and anticipated disposal conditions.



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--> Appendix A Statement of Task The Mixed Waste Committee will review and evaluate the state of development of the final waste forms of treated mixed wastes as they arise from current and emerging treatment technologies. In particular, the study will assess the characteristics of, and uncertainties associated with, the different types of final mixed waste forms for disposal, and identify the requirements for additional R&D. The study also will identify the options DOE should consider in technology development in order to achieve the desired mixed waste forms that are cost-effective and safe for disposal. The study will be based on information on waste to be treated, treatment technologies, waste form characterization studies, and anticipated disposal conditions.