Specific subjects examined include corrosion issues related to disposal of high-level nuclear waste in the Yucca Mountain Repository, immobilization of radionuclide on iron canister material at simulated near-field conditions, electron energy-loss near-edge structure of zircon, and tribochemical treatment of immobilization of radioactive wastes.
What does HLNW stand for?
HLNW stands for High-Level Nuclear Waste
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
We have 1 other meaning of HLNW in our Acronym Attic
- Huey Lewis and the News (band)
- Hants Learning Network Association (Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada)
- Health Laboratories of North America (Scottsdale, AZ)
- High-Level Neutron Coincidence Counter
- Hybrid Lung Nodule Detection
- Hillsboro & Northeastern Railway Company
- Hepatic Lymph Node Mononuclear Cells
- Hattah Lakes National Park (Australia)
- Hac Lege Nihil Rogatur (Latin: Everything Falls Under This Law, epigraphy)
- Hypoglossal/Lingual Artery Neurovascular Bundle
- Helicobacter-Like Organism
- Helicopter Landing Officer (offshore oil and gas industry)
- High Level Outcome (various organizations)
- High Lunar Orbit
- Hispanic Latino Outreach (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence; Los Angeles-based program)
- Hot-line Operator
- Health Locus of Control
- Heat-Labile Opsonic Capacity
- Higher Level of Care (various organizations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The lands include the proposed Yucca Mountain high-level nuclear waste facility and lands targeted for expanded gold extraction," notes the report.
Possibly overwhelmed by the cost of cleaning up the military's mess, Bush decided that the DOE could begin to reclassify high-level nuclear waste as "incidental" meaning it is subject to less stringent cleanup standards.
Environmentalists and anti-nuclear activists said the barge shipment plan adds another level of danger to the shipments of spent nuclear fuel, which they have dubbed ``mobile Chernobyls'' because they contain so much high-level nuclear waste.
In a letter sent to the governor after the notification by phone, Abraham emphasized that his department's analyses show the site is "technically suitable" for storing spent nuclear fuel, excess plutonium from dismantled nuclear weapons, and other so-called high-level nuclear waste that's currently located at more than 131 sites in 39 states.