Research and analysis

The removal of technetium from EARP waste streams

The removal of technetium from EARP waste streams

Documents

The Removal of Technetium from EARP Waste Streams, Phase II

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The Removal of Technetium from EARP Waste Streams, Phase III

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EARP was conceived primarily to remove a activity from Sellafield discharges. Discharges of radionuclides were also reduced where this could be reasonably achieved. The major species remaining in the permeate after treatment are 99Tc, 90Sr, I06Ru and I37Cs, with the technetium providing nearly 90% of the activity.

Published 1 January 1996