Fact Sheets



The Remote-Handled Transuranic Waste Program


What is Plutonium?

How Will Future Generations Be Warned?

Joint Information Center (JIC)

Carlsbad Field Office and its Mission

Waste to be Consolidated at Idaho Site Before Shipment to WIPP

WIPP Chronology

The Waste Data System

Salt Defense Disposal Investigations Brochure


WIPP Transportation System

WIPP Waste Shipments Tracked By Satellite

Emergency Response Training Along the WIPP Routes

Enhanced Driver Requirements for WIPP Shipments

Waste to be Consolidated at Idaho Site Before Shipment to WIPP


Why Salt Was Selected as a Disposal Medium

Step-by-Step Guide for Waste Handling at WIPP

Other publications of interest

Radiation and Radioactive Materials
A guide to radiation and radioactive materials published by the Law Enforcement Technology Support Center at the DOE's Savannah River Technology Center with funding from the National Institute of Justice.


Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet on karst:
A 2006 fact sheet on karst provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Karst and Related Issues at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant:
A paper addressing the issue of karst at WIPP by Dr. Lokesh Chaturvedi.

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