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DUF6 Cylinder Weight Comparisons
A Ticonderoga-class cruiser is about equal in weight to 706 cylinders of depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6). It would take over 70 cruisers to weigh more than the Nation's inventory of DUF6! The Navy owns only 27 Ticonderoga-class cruisers.
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A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W Y
NAAQS
National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs)
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969
National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
National Register of Historic Places
natural uranium
NCRP
NEPA
NEPA document
NESHAPS
neutron
NH3
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
NO2
NOx
nonattainment area
nonhazardous waste
noninvolved worker
normal operations
NPDES
NPL
NRC
nuclear weapon