Greater confinement disposal program at the Savannah River Plant

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A demonstration Greater Confinement Disposal facility, consisting of twenty GCD boreholes, began accepting solid low-level radioactive waste at the Savannah River Plant in 1984. Three of the boreholes have been filled with the higher activity fraction of SRP solid waste. They have been stabilized with grout to prevent subsidence and reduce water infiltration. Closure will take place when all twenty boreholes have been filled. A Greater Confinement Disposal trench project is underway, with construction scheduled to begin in November 1985. Trench volume will be 10,000 cubic feet. 2 figs.

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Towler, O A & Cook, J R September 1, 1985.

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  • Savannah River Laboratory
    Publisher Info: Du Pont de Nemours (E.I.) and Co., Aiken, SC (USA). Savannah River Lab.
    Place of Publication: Aiken, South Carolina

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A demonstration Greater Confinement Disposal facility, consisting of twenty GCD boreholes, began accepting solid low-level radioactive waste at the Savannah River Plant in 1984. Three of the boreholes have been filled with the higher activity fraction of SRP solid waste. They have been stabilized with grout to prevent subsidence and reduce water infiltration. Closure will take place when all twenty boreholes have been filled. A Greater Confinement Disposal trench project is underway, with construction scheduled to begin in November 1985. Trench volume will be 10,000 cubic feet. 2 figs.

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Pages: 7

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 7. annual DOE LLWMP participants information meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 10 Sep 1985

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  • Other: DE85018516
  • Report No.: DP-MS-85-88
  • Report No.: CONF-8509121-10
  • Grant Number: AC09-76SR00001
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5291588
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1074793

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Towler, O A & Cook, J R. Greater confinement disposal program at the Savannah River Plant, article, September 1, 1985; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1074793/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.