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High-Value: Generic - 2

  • Issues
    • All still at research stage
      • Have theoretical or initial experimental information that does not contravene viability
    • Most involve use in radiologically unregulated areas
      • Potential show stopper
      • Being addressed by a cross-cutting task described later
      • Relevant regulatory activities ongoing
        • NRC rule-making on disposition of contaminated solid material
        • DOE PEIS on scrap metal
    • Commercialization
      • Too early to attract commercial interest for most
      • Some hints of interest from a few

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