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Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Environmental Impact Statement (GTCC LLRW EIS) Images

Photos, maps, and diagrams of LLRW, GTCC LLRW, waste inventories, and other images related to the GTCC LLRW EIS.

Click the thumbnail image or magnifying glass icon to see the full-size image.

Radiation Basics

Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation diagram.click to view larger image
Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation
Diagram of ionizing radiation penetration distances.click to view larger image
Ionizing radiation penetration distances
Diagram showing nucleus, protons, neutrons, and electrons.click to view larger image
Structure of the atom
Photo of teletherapy unit.click to view larger image
Medical Application: Teletherapy

GTCC LLRW

Five well logging sources being loaded.click to view larger image
Well Logging Sources
Photo of industrial radiography source.click to view larger image
Sealed Source
Photo of industrial radiography source.click to view larger image
Sealed Source
Shipping cases for abandoned sources.click to view larger image
Shipping cases for abandoned sources.
Photo of gloveboxes.click to view larger image
Other Waste

GTCC LLRW Disposal

Photo of TRU Disposal at WIPP.click to view larger image
TRU Waste Handling
Photo of TRU Disposal at WIPP.click to view larger image
TRU Waste Disposal
Photo of excavation at WIPP.click to view larger image
Excavation at WIPP
Diagram of borehole.click to view larger image
Conceptual Borehole Facility
Closeup photo of borehole drilling equipment.click to view larger image
Borehole Drilling
Photo of Borehole Drilling Equipment.click to view larger image
Borehole Drilling Equipment
Diagram of enhanced near surface disposal facility.click to view larger image
Conceptual Enhanced Near Surface Facility

DOE Proposed Disposal Locations Map

Map of potential DOE locations for disposal facilities evaluated in the GTCC LLRW EIS.

Generic commercial locations will also be evaluated.