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EIS-0229: Notice of Availability of the Amended Record of Decision

Storage and Disposition of Weapons-Usable Fissile Materials

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) prepared a final programmatic environmental impact statement, Storage and Disposition of Weapons-Usable Fissile Materials (Storage and Disposition PEIS) (DOE/EIS–0229, December 1996) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Council on Environmental Quality NEPA implementing regulations, and DOE implementing procedures. The Storage and Disposition PEIS, among other things, assesses the potential environmental impacts of alternatives and locations for storing weaponsusable fissile materials (plutonium and highly enriched uranium).