Storage Cylinders

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Depleted Uranium - Health Considerations - Safety and Environmental Issues
... uranium produced till now is stored as uranium hexafluoride, (D)UF6, in steel cylinders in open air yards close to enrichment plants ... Each cylinder contains up to 12.7 tonnes (or 14 US tons) of UF6 ... In 2005, 686,500 tonnes in 57,122 storage cylinders were located near Portsmouth, Ohio, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Paducah, Kentucky ...

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    ‘Take the cylinders out of my kidneys,
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