Disposal of liquid radioactive wastes through wells or shafts

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This report describes disposal of liquids and, in some cases, suitable solids and/or entrapped gases, through: (1) well injection into deep permeable strata, bounded by impermeable layers; (2) grout injection into an impermeable host rock, forming fractures in which the waste solidifies; and (3) slurrying into excavated subsurface cavities. Radioactive materials are presently being disposed of worldwide using all three techniques. However, it would appear that if the techniques were verified as posing minimum hazards to the environment and suitable site-specific host rock were identified, these disposal techniques could be more widely used.

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Perkins, B.L. January 1, 1982.

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This report describes disposal of liquids and, in some cases, suitable solids and/or entrapped gases, through: (1) well injection into deep permeable strata, bounded by impermeable layers; (2) grout injection into an impermeable host rock, forming fractures in which the waste solidifies; and (3) slurrying into excavated subsurface cavities. Radioactive materials are presently being disposed of worldwide using all three techniques. However, it would appear that if the techniques were verified as posing minimum hazards to the environment and suitable site-specific host rock were identified, these disposal techniques could be more widely used.

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Pages: 27

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82008944
  • Report No.: LA-9142-MS
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/5361834 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5361834
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1066399

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Perkins, B.L. Disposal of liquid radioactive wastes through wells or shafts, report, January 1, 1982; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1066399/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.