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What does HLW stand for?

HLW stands for High Level Waste

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Safety has and will continue to be paramount to the workforce, the local community and all those who understand that the station and the industry's safety requirements are inspected to the very highest standards, this includes high level waste management which is a UK government responsibility and the Assembly's Environment minister is comfortable with this fact.
The NRC figure comes as part of a correction to NRC's 1996 plant relicensing regulations, and does not include deaths from accidents, non-routine releases or high level waste and spent fuel disposal.
Fluor Daniel is currently under contract to LITCO on three separate INEL projects involving high level waste treatment, liquid-effluent treatment and increased spent fuel storage.
The Engineering Scale MVS([R])is significantly larger than its Lab Scale system (see image) and was designed to demonstrate commercial scale-up by approximating the size of high level waste canisters used in Japan and Europe and to allow the company to claim, with support of its concurrent testing at PNNL, a Technology Readiness Level 6 per the DOE Guidelines.