Experiments conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States to dispose of waste uranium.
United States USA Date:1969 Duration:3 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary titled 'Project Salt Vault' depicts methods of disposing of waste uranium in the United States. View of a nuclear power plant. Cars parked in front of the plant. Electrical feeders attached to a bay. The conveyors. Uranium fuel in a nuclear reactor. An animation depicts the reprocessing of the leftover uranium fuel to separate it from radioactive waste. The uranium waste is stored in tanks. A man undertakes experiments at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to reduce the volume of the waste. An animation depicts heating process for reducing the waste. A sign board reads 'Project Salt Vault, Oak Ridge National Laboratory'. A salt bed is used to dispose of waste uranium. A man walks in a salt mine.
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