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Volume of DOE DUF6 Inventory
If converted to uranium metal, all of the uranium in the Nation's DUF6 inventory would cover a football field to a depth of about 15 feet. It would take water almost 290 feet high on the same field to weigh as much!
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about uranium, uranium hexafluoride (UF6), UF6 storage and depleted UF6 management.

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Uranium and Its Properties

Uranium Hexafluoride and Its Properties

Uranium Hexafluoride Storage

Depleted Uranium Management

Health Effects of Uranium and its Compounds

Other Environmental Impacts of Depleted Uranium Management