Safe Passage: An Overview of Plans for the Railroad to Yucca Mountain - Video Clip
Entry ID: NUCLEARE_YUCCAMTN_VIDEO2

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Summary
Abstract: "Used nuclear fuel is a solid - a small, ceramic pellet of uranium.

These pellets are lined up in metal fuel rods, and produce heat to generate
electricity in nuclear power plants.

But after a while, the fuel no longer produces enough heat.

That's when the entire assembly, including the pellets, is removed.

The assemblies are what will be transported, under guard, to Yucca Mountain in
sturdy, shielded, metal casks..."

This video clip can be accessed at: http://www.ocrwm.doe.gov/
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Description: This video clip was created and made available to the public by the Department
of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.34   S: 34.65   E: -113.69   W: -120.35

Originating Center
Data Center
Yucca Mountain Project, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, U.S. Dept. of Energy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ocrwm.doe.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF REPOSITORY DEVELOPMENT
Phone: 1-800-225-6972
Fax: 1-702-295-5222
Contact Address:
1551 Hillshire Drive
City: Las Vegas
Province or State: Nevada
Postal Code: 89134
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-10-26
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