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Alternatives for long-term management of defense high-level radioactive waste

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration.

Alternatives for long-term management of defense high-level radioactive waste

Idaho Chemical Processing Plant, Idaho Falls, Idaho.

by United States. Energy Research and Development Administration.

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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration in [Washington], Springfield, Va. : for sale by the National Technical Information Service .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive wastes.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesERDA ; 77-43
    ContributionsIdaho Chemical Processing Plant.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14504157M

    The DOE’s current estimate on when shipments of nuclear waste could be received at Yucca Mountain is B. Transport of High-Level Nuclear Waste. If the NRC licenses Yucca Mountain as the national repository, it will be necessary to transport spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste located throughout the country to the site. For immediate release PRESS RELEASE Independent Institute Recommends Alternative Nuclear Waste Plan Safer and more environmentally sound than the proposed Yucca Mountain repository June 4, ; Takoma Park, Maryland — An independent technical institute has offered an alternative approach to the management of spent nuclear fuel in the United States. Issuing operating licences on a franchise basis would also allow the UAE to avoid potential issues over the long-term management of high-level nuclear waste - spent nuclear rods, which have radioactive half-lives of thousands of years - and of low-level radioactive waste.


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Alternatives for long-term management of defense high-level radioactive waste by United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alternatives for long-term management of defense high-level radioactive waste: Savannah River Plant, Aiken, South Carolina.

[United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Alternatives for long-term management of defense high-level radioactive waste: Hanford Reservations, Richland, Washington. [United States. Energy Research and Development Administration.].

@article{osti_, title = {Environmental evaluation of alternatives for long-term management of Defense high-level radioactive wastes at the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is considering the selection of a strategy for the long-term management of the defense high-level wastes at the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant.

From foreword: "This report is a comprehensive overview study of potential alternative methods for long-term management of high-level radioactive waste."Author: K.

Schneider, A. Platt. RISK ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY AND DATA: STUDY OF ALTERNATIVES FOR LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT OF HANFORD DEFENSE HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE.

This report provides information on the risk analysis performed in conjunction with the study of alternatives for the long-term management of the defense high-level radioactive waste at the Hanford Reservation, Richland. Contents Short- and Medium-Term Management of Highly Radioactive Wastes in the United States (Arjun Makhijani) Considering the Alternatives: Creating a framework for sound long-term management of highly radioactive wastes in the United States (Arjun Makhijani) "Rush to Rent": DOE's Leasing of Contaminated Facilities is Putting Workers at Risk (Lisa Ledwidge) Some Evidence of Yucca.

Radioactive Waste Management Evolution and Current Practice in Thirteen Countries NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY Partnering for Long-term Management of Radioactive Waste Partnering for Long-term Management of Radioactive Waste (66 02 1 P) € 45 ISBN HSTCQE=U]X[^V: ZZZ QHD IU Belgian partnerships Executive committee (local.

Risk analysis methodology and data: Study of alternatives for long-term management of Hanford defense high-level radioactive waste Abstract. The risk analysis was done on a modular basis. The modules include: waste retrieval, waste preparation, waste.

Tb.e long-term management of radioactive waste involves more than questions of technology alone. To ensure the safety of t methods for some waste categories, storage and disposal facilities need to be monitored (or made subject to other control measures) for File Size: 6MB.

ofthat,theAdministration’s Strategy for the Management and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste (the “Strategy”) indicated the issue of using a single repository for disposal of both commercial and defense wastes (i.e., the Common NWPA Repository approach) would be the subject of further analysis.

Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC Sign Up for Email Updates. Link to Facebook; Link to Twitter; Link to Youtube; Link to Flickr. High-level wastes take one of two forms: Spent (used) reactor fuel when it is accepted for disposal Waste materials remaining after spent fuel is reprocessed Spent nuclear fuel is used fuel from a reactor that is no longer efficient in creating electricity, because its fission process has slowed.

DOE/Defense high level waste mostly stored in tanks at Hanford and Savannah River Current inventories of high-level waste Nuclear Energy Economics and Policy Analysis ~ 35 x 10 ~ x 10 ~20, m ~, m DOE defense high-level waste Commercial spent 6File Size: 1MB.

1. RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT To protect the people and environment 2. Generation Radioactive wastes are wastes that contain radioactive material. Various operations of the nuclear fuel cycle.

Mining nuclear power generation various processes in industry, defense, medicine scientific research 3. Consequently, high-level radioactive waste requires sophisticated treatment and management to successfully isolate it from the biosphere.

This usually necessitates treatment, followed by a long-term management strategy involving permanent storage, disposal or transformation of the waste into a non-toxic form.

If surface storage is intended as a long-term alternative, the waste management strategy should address the effectiveness of controls to restrict access and assure containment integrity and the degree of confidence that can be placed in these controls.

Radioactive waste has varying degrees of harmfulness and poses a problem when it comes to storage and disposal. Radioactive waste is usually kept below ground in varying containers, which depend on how radioactive the waste it.

High-level radioactive waste (HLW) can. Strategy for the Management and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste 3 generators pay the full cost of the disposal of their used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The federal government did not meet its contractual obligation begin acceptingto used nuclear.

Book Description: Finding ways to safely store and ultimately dispose of nuclear waste remains a matter of considerable debate. This volume describes the steps needed to design a new, single-purpose organization to manage and dispose of commercial and defense high-level radioactive materials and examines three models for such an organization—federal government corporation, federally.

The Management of High-Level Radioactive Wastes by Wm. Lennemann WHAT ARE HIGH-LEVEL WASTES The terms, low-level, medium- or intermediate-level and high-level radioactive wastes are being universally used, implying different concentrations of radionuclides or radioactivity in the waste.

The law required all such nuclear waste to be disposed of in a deep geologic repository so as to protect humans for at least hundreds of millennia. Under the Act, intact spent fuel rods from power reactors were to be sent directly to a repository -- a “once through” nuclear fuel cycle.

High level waste from nuclear weapons production,File Size: 1MB. low-level radioactive waste becomes "safe" in a shorter amount of time than high-level wastes. low-level wastes need to be safely stored for years-currently most low-level radioactive wastes are stored in specifically designated radioactive waste landfills.

For long term safety reasons it would be advisable for the pay load to be put into Management of high level radioactive wastes orbit round the sun rather than round the Earth, thus removing any dangers of a return to the Earth's environment.

A very wide range of possibilities are being exam- ined for disposal or storage on by: 1. 2 A Survey of National Programs for Managing High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel ful,ll speci,c safety functions in a complementary fashion providing multiple and diverse barrier roles.” Further, the international waste management community broadly agrees that developing a deep geologic repository is “technically feasible.”.

But the full title of the book dispels any notion of pop culture or my feeble attempt at being a smart-ass: 'Too Hot To Touch: The Problem of High-Level Nuclear Waste'.

1) Well-written, well-organized, even-handed, and extremely well-documented/5(20). The UK Nuclear Industry Solid LLW Strategy has been developed for the sustainable management of solid LLW radioactive waste arising from the nuclear industry in the UK. It has been prepared by the NDA in response to the UK Policy for the Long Term Management of Solid Low Level Radioactive Waste (Defra, ).

Title(s): Environmental evaluation of alternatives for long-term management of defense high-level radioactive wastes at the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Idaho Falls: Dept. of Energy, Idaho Operations Office, Nuclear Regulatory. Legislation. NUREG Vol. 1, No. th Congress; 2nd Session. Prepared by: Office of the General Counsel.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory. Start studying enviro 16 & Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. aspect of waste management where products are designed & manufactured in ways that decrease the amount of solid & hazardous waste in solid waste stream.

best sites for long-term storage of high level radioactive waste. Finally, Part III reviews the long-term performance assessment and knowledge management techniques applicable to both spent nuclear fuels and solid radioactive waste forms. This Handbook is a standard reference for all radioactive waste management professionals, radiochemists, academics and researchers involved in the development of the nuclear.

(NDA’s) Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) under review and if any developments mean that this assertion for Scottish waste is no longer valid, we will provide further guidance.

Given the long timescales involved in radioactive waste management, you should be aware that standards, legislation and national policy might Size: KB. FEDERAL PROGRAMS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE MONITORING CONDUCTED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES C Prepared By: John Wachtler Alan Mitchell Environmental Quality Board A N N U A L R E P O R T APRIL STATEANDCOMMUNITYSERVICES.

The management of higher activity radioactive waste on nuclear licensed sites Joint guidance from the Office for Nuclear Regulation, the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, and Natural Resources Wales.

Page 7 of 97 Introduction Scope 1. Higher activity radioactive waste means high-level radioactive waste (HLW). The Department of Energy is tasked with cleaning up waste from Cold War nuclear weapons production, much of which is hazardous or radioactive.

The department's Office of Environmental Management estimates that future work could cost at least $ billion—$ billion more than last year's estimate. DISPOSAL OF HANFORD DEFENSE HIGH-LEVEL, TRANSURANIC AND TANK WASTES Enclosed is a copy of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Environmental defense nuclear waste management, research and development and related activities.

Inthe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers selected the area, a rport was prepared on "Alternatives for Long. referred to as Government) policy for the long term management of the UK’s solid low level radioactive waste (LLW) has been developed following public consultation (refs 1 and 2).

This policy statement amends or replaces relevant parts of the ‘Review of Radioactive Waste Policy: Final Conclusions (Cm) White Paper published in JulyFile Size: KB. In the US, HLW from reprocessing of spent fuel from electrical power stations amounts to less than 1% of the total volume of US HLW; the rest is defense related.

Some other countries, particularly France, reprocess commercial spent fuel. High-level waste is very radioactive and, therefore, requires special shielding during handling and transport.

of that, the Administration’s Strategy for the Management and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste (the “Strategy”) indicated the issue of using a single repository for disposal of both commercial and defense wastes (i.e., the Common NWPA Repository approach) would be the subject of further analysis.

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY. SUBJECT: Disposal of Defense High-Level Radioactive Waste in a Separate Repository.

Your memorandum and accompanying report of January 9,analyze the factors enumerated in section 8 of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of (the "Act") concerning disposal of high-level radioactive waste resulting from atomic energy defense.

creating new facilities for safe local long-term management of the waste. Pat McNamara opening statement Low Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) includes all radioactive waste except spent reactor fuel and waste from mining, milling and mine tailings.

LLRW can be as radioactive as high-level waste. reporc on the issues of safely disposing of hazardous radioactive waste. solutions for long term storage and/or disposal of defense- and research-related high level waste, or satisfied the scientific community that ERDA is exploring alternatives for long term storage or disposal of.In order to get an idea of the quantity of radioactive waste produced by the various activities, it is useful to consider that in a country like Italy the medical and industrial waste (not including nuclear reactor waste) is as much as m 3 per year.

The LILW-SL waste .Approach to Radioactive Waste Management • Various approaches or models for national radioactive waste management comply with terms of the Joint Convention – “Each Contracting Party shall establish and maintain a legislative and regulatory framework to govern the safety of spent fuel and radioactive waste management.” (Article ).