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Transuranic (TRU) Waste Drill Document

  • Drill involves a two-vehicle truck wreck on a public highway.
  • This drill includes fuel (diesel and gasoline) spillage and fire.
  • The accident occurs within 1000 feet of a residential area, requiring a simulated evacuation of the public.
  • Transuranic Waste (Class 7 - Radioactive) is in Type-B containers. No radiological breach/release occurs.
  • The drill, as written, includes an (optional) injury scenario with one death and one burn victim.
  • The drill simulates the initial occurrence of the accident through the arrival of a Radiation Response Team.
  • Media play is involved in this drill.