Nuclear shipping and waste disposal cost estimates

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Cost estimates for the shipping of spent fuel from the reactor, shipping of waste from the reprocessing plant, and disposal of reprocessing plant wastes have been made for five reactor types. The reactors considered are the light-water reactor (LWR), the mixed-oxide-fueled light-water reactor (MOX), the Canadian deuterium-uranium reactor (CANDU), the fast breeder reactor (FBR), and the high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR). In addition to the cost estimates, this report provides details on the bases and assumptions used to develop the cost estimates.

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Hudson, C.R. II November 1, 1977.

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Cost estimates for the shipping of spent fuel from the reactor, shipping of waste from the reprocessing plant, and disposal of reprocessing plant wastes have been made for five reactor types. The reactors considered are the light-water reactor (LWR), the mixed-oxide-fueled light-water reactor (MOX), the Canadian deuterium-uranium reactor (CANDU), the fast breeder reactor (FBR), and the high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR). In addition to the cost estimates, this report provides details on the bases and assumptions used to develop the cost estimates.

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Pages: 24

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Dep. NTIS, PC A03/MF A01.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-5976
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5323614
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1065771

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Hudson, C.R. II. Nuclear shipping and waste disposal cost estimates, report, November 1, 1977; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1065771/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.