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GAO"s views on DOE"s environmental restoration and waste management five-year plan

J. Dexter Peach

GAO"s views on DOE"s environmental restoration and waste management five-year plan

by J. Dexter Peach

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy.,
  • Nuclear facilities -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Nuclear weapons industry -- Environmental aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementstatement of J. Dexter Peach before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-RCED-90-16.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 leaves ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14530799M

    risk to human health or the environment. A solid waste qualifies as a hazardous waste if it falls under any one of the four (4) categories listed below and does not qualify for any of the exemptions or exclusions listed under Federal and/or State regulations. 1) A waste or waste generation process which has been specifically identified by EPA to be. The committee reviewed the DOE Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Five-Year Plan that the BRWM reviewed in a letter report (see above) and suggested that DOE use risk-based methodologies to the extent permissible by law to guide it in setting priorities. The committee recommended that DOE seek to achieve site-specific cleanup standards.

    General Waste Management Plan - Work in progress Rev 0 / Issue Date DRAFT GENERAL INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN CONTENTS Chapter Description Page 1 INTRODUCTION 1 Objectives of PIWMP 1 of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (59 of ), which. The Disposal of Radioactive Waste on Land. Washington, D.C. National Academy Press. NRC. Risk Assessment in the Federal Government: Managing the Process. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. NRC. a. Review Comments on Predecisional Draft II of DOEâ s En- vironmental Restoration and Waste Management Five-Year Plan. August 3.

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GAO"s views on DOE"s environmental restoration and waste management five-year plan by J. Dexter Peach Download PDF EPUB FB2

GAO noted that: (1) DOE proposed a 5-year plan to address problems regarding radioactive waste tank leakage, groundwater contamination, inactive waste sites, environmental law compliance, and DOE management oversight; (2) DOE estimated that its cleanup plan would cost about $ billion from through ; (3) the plan's cost estimates will probably increase over the next 5 years, given.

Get this from a library. GAO's views on DOE's environmental restoration and waste management five-year plan: statement of J. Dexter Peach, Assistant Comptroller General, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate.

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During the past year, DOE has acted to change its management focus toward environmental problems. These changes include programmatic restructuring within DOE, the issuance of a 5-year plan for environmental restoration and waste management, and efforts to make contractors more accountable for these problems.

Integrated Solid Waste Management: In an effort to address this nation’s “Solid Waste Dilemma”, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) suggests implementing an Integrated Waste Management plan of action. The first level of this plan is “Source Reduction” which is reducing the amount and/or toxicity of waste generated.

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Department of Energy, ), and From Cleanup to Stewardship (U.S. Department of Energy, ). The Department of Energy uses the term “sites” in .The Five-Year Plan was to be based on a ``bottom up`` approach to planning by using Activity Data Sheets to collect financial and technical information atmore» Over the past three years, the Five-Year Plan has evolved into the primary planning tool for the DOE Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Program, looking beyond the current three-year Federal budget horizon.Livelihood restoration.

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