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TRUPACT-II Shipping Container

The TRUPACT-II shipping container is certified by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for shipping contact-handled transuranic waste to WIPP. It can hold up to 14 55-gallon drums or the equivalent. (10 seconds)

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RH-72 B Shipping Cask

The RH-72B shipping cask is certified by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for shipping remote-handled transuranic waste to WIPP. It can hold up to three 55-gallon drums or the equivalent. (10 seconds)

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Waste Handling

Upon arrival at WIPP, waste is safely handled in preparation for the trip underground and eventual disposal. (10 seconds)

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Waste Emplacement

Once waste arrives underground at WIPP, it is taken to a disposal room, where it will stay forever.
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