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DOE-STD-5506-2007

May 15,  2007

Preparation of Safety Basis Documents for Transuranic

The DOE is responsible for the safe handling, packaging and ultimate disposal of TRU wastes at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) located near Carlsbad, New Mexico. Much of this waste, which is a result of legacy operations supporting the U.S. nuclear weapons mission, is now stored at numerous DOE sites located across the United States.