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Author Control, Committee on International Security and Arms

Title Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1900
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Contents ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium""; ""Executive Summary""; ""PRINCIPAL RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""CRITERIA AND CONTEXT""; ""World Stocks of Fissile Materials""; ""The International Environment""; ""THE PROPOSED WEAPONS AND FISSILE MATERIALS REGIME""; ""Internationalizing the Regime""; ""INTERMEDIATE STORAGE""; ""Present and Planned Arrangements""; ""A New Storage Regime""; ""LONG-TERM DISPOSITION""; ""Categories, Criteria, and Standards""; ""The Preferred Approaches""; ""The Spent Fuel Option""; ""The Vitrification Option""
""Dismantlement""""Intermediate Storage""; ""Long-Term Disposition""; ""OTHER CRITERIA""; ""4 Declarations and Dismantlement""; ""THE CASE FOR A BROAD REGIME""; ""IMPLEMENTING A BROAD REGIME""; ""Stockpile Declarations and Monitoring""; ""Monitoring Dismantlement""; ""Monitored Storage of Excess Fissile Material""; ""Monitoring Assembly""; ""A Fissile Material Production Cutoff""; ""Adding It Up""; ""INTERNATIONALIZING THE REGIME""; ""MANAGING AND MONITORING DISMANTLEMENT""; ""Current Practices""; ""Dismantlement in the United States""; ""Dismantlement in Russia""
""Monitoring Dismantlement""""MANAGING DISMANTLEMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""5 Intermediate Storage""; ""PRESENT ARRANGEMENTS AND PLANS FOR PLUTONIUM STORAGE""; ""The United States""; ""Pits at Pantex""; ""Plutonium in Other Forms""; ""Future Plans""; ""Russia""; ""Storage of Weapons Components""; ""Plutonium in Other Forms""; ""TECHNICAL ISSUES""; ""Criteria for Plutonium Storage""; ""Classes of Plutonium Storage Facilities""; ""Forms of Plutonium for Storage""; ""ES & H, Costs, Schedules, and Facility Availability""; ""Proliferation Risk""
""The Deep-Borehole Option""""Other Approaches""; ""Beyond the Spent Fuel Standard""; ""THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK""; ""1 Introduction: Task and Context""; ""THE TASK""; ""OBJECTIVES""; ""THE CONTEXT: WORLD STOCKS OF FISSILE MATERIALS""; ""RISKS AND STANDARDS""; ""THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK""; ""THE ROLE OF ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH""; ""PLAN OF THE STUDY""; ""2 International Context""; ""PLANNED NUCLEAR ARMS REDUCTIONS: HOW MUCH PLUTONIUM AND WHEN?""; ""The Scope of Reductions""; ""Reduction Schedules""; ""THE CRISIS IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION""; ""The Risks of Breakup""
""The Risks of Breakdown""""The Risk of Breakout""; ""THE ARMS REDUCTION REGIME""; ""THE NONPROLIFERATION REGIME""; ""Fundamentals of the Nonproliferation Regime""; ""The Role of the IAEA""; ""CIVILIAN PLUTONIUM PROGRAMS""; ""3 Criteria for Comparing Management and Disposition Options""; ""CRITERIA RELATED TO SECURITY, TIMING, AND CAPACITY""; ""Standards""; ""CRITERIA AND ISSUES IN ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVES""; ""Principles and Pitfalls in Cost Comparisons""; ""ISSUES AND CRITERIA RELATING TO ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH""; ""ES & H and the Three Stages of Reductions""
Notes ""Breakout Risk""
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