b'C H A P T E R 20A Q U E S T I O N O F M I SS I O NINEEL 76-1380ing. When a new work area opened, thebuilding was moved to the new spot.Most of the 20,000 barrels had beenburied relatively recently or in the veryearly days of by-hand stacking. 40The IDO prepared itself for the daywhen the AEC designated some otherlocation outside of Idaho as the finalresting place for the Rocky Flats barrelsand crates. New standards for the barrelsindicated they should have a life oftwenty years. Monitoring of the environ-INEEL 76-2954 ment increased around the area;Above. An aerial view of the RWMC in 1976, facing enhanced soil compaction methods wentwest. Three air support buildings indicate locations into use; and new techniques made moreof work areas. Below. The Three Cell Personnel ef ficient use of limited space. 40 Entry was used to control contamination levels onworkers clothing as they exited work areas during O b v i o u s l y, the name Burial Ground nothe Early Waste Retrieval Project of 1976. longer was appropriate, even though thelow-level radioactive waste (non-transuranic) from the NRTS would con-tinue to be buried there. Wehmann had itchanged in 1970 to Radioactive Wa s t eManagement Complex. The NRTS had anew mission: waste retrieval.2 0 3'