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High-Volume: Repository - Potential Benefits

  • Potential benefits
    • EM
      • Any of the four applications could use most or all of the DU inventory which could avoid transportation and disposal cost
      • No possibility of dispute over near-surface disposal of DU
    • OCRWM
      • Potential to eliminate titanium drip shield and Alloy C-22 sheath estimated to cost ~$5B
        • Sharing benefits with EM would be a win-win