Filtered Vents

Nuclear energy facilities have different designs and each filtration option, or combination of options highlighted in the graphic below, is a possible way to achieve the goal of preventing the release of potentially harmful materials in the event of an accident. After numerous other safety measures have been taken, one of these filtration approaches could be used to prevent the release of radioactive particles.

Filtration Strategies to Protect Public Safety and the Environment

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Activity ID: 1002943 Activity Name: NEI Remarketing Safety Activity Group Name: Remarketing Safety First