Governing Uranium in the United States

Governing Uranium in the United States

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As part of the global Governing Uranium Project headed by the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) analyzed U.S. experiences with the security of its a€œfront-enda€ uranium industry. This report examines current U.S. regulation and industry practices regarding security measures and controls over natural uranium prior to enrichment. Topics include prudent management practices, export-import controls, transportation, physical protection, and material accounting. The report highlights security analysis on uranium mining, milling, and conversion, which have historically enjoyed less proliferation scrutiny than other components of the nuclear fuel cycle.LSA-1 materials at a minimum require an Industrial Packaging-1 (IP-1) standard quality container, which is the least rigorous of the industrial packaging classifications. ... 2005 Edition, Requirements and Controls for Transport, Table 4 , Industrial Package Requirements for LSA Material and SCO, a€ International Atomic Energy Agency, 55, pub1225_web.pdf. 6.

Title:Governing Uranium in the United States
Author:Sharon Squassoni, Stephanie Cooke, Robert Kim, Jacob Greenberg
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-03-25


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