Summary of the Exploratory Studies Facility Alternatives Study; Draft

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This paper presents a summary of the conduct and findings of the Exploratory Studies Facility Alternatives Study (ESF-AS). The Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) is being planned for use in the characterization of a site for a potential high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, NV. The purpose of the ESF-AS were to identify and rank order ESF-repository options and to improve understanding of the favorable or unfavorable features of the ESF design. The analysis resulted in the ranking of 34 options, in accordance with the extent to which each option could achieve the objectives. Additional findings regarding design features that ... continued below

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Costin, L.S.; Dennis, A.W. & Stevens, A.L. December 5, 1991.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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This paper presents a summary of the conduct and findings of the Exploratory Studies Facility Alternatives Study (ESF-AS). The Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) is being planned for use in the characterization of a site for a potential high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, NV. The purpose of the ESF-AS were to identify and rank order ESF-repository options and to improve understanding of the favorable or unfavorable features of the ESF design. The analysis resulted in the ranking of 34 options, in accordance with the extent to which each option could achieve the objectives. Additional findings regarding design features that were identified as key elements in an option`s ability to provide good overall performance are also discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE92006554

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  • 3. international high level radioactive waste management (IHLRWM) conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 12-16 Apr 1992

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  • Other: DE92006554
  • Report No.: SAND--91-1958C
  • Report No.: CONF-920430--34-Draft
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00789
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 138355
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620304

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Costin, L.S.; Dennis, A.W. & Stevens, A.L. Summary of the Exploratory Studies Facility Alternatives Study; Draft, article, December 5, 1991; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620304/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.