Savannah River Site offsite hazardous waste shipment data validation report. Revision 1

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The objective of this data validation is to verify that waste shipments reported in response to the US Department of Energy Headquarters data request are properly categorized according to DOE-HQ definitions. This report documents all findings and actions resulting from the independent review of the Savannah River Site data submittal, and provides a summary of the SRS data submittal and data validation strategy. The overall hazardous waste management and offsite release process from 1987--1991 is documented, along with an identification and description of the hazardous waste generation facilities. SRS did not ship any hazardous waste offsite before 1987. Sampling and ... continued below

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Casey, C.; Kudera, D.E.; Page, L.A. & Rohe, M.J. May 1, 1995.

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The objective of this data validation is to verify that waste shipments reported in response to the US Department of Energy Headquarters data request are properly categorized according to DOE-HQ definitions. This report documents all findings and actions resulting from the independent review of the Savannah River Site data submittal, and provides a summary of the SRS data submittal and data validation strategy. The overall hazardous waste management and offsite release process from 1987--1991 is documented, along with an identification and description of the hazardous waste generation facilities. SRS did not ship any hazardous waste offsite before 1987. Sampling and analysis and surface surveying procedures and techniques used in determining offsite releasability of the shipments are also described in this report. SRS reported 150 manifested waste shipments from 1984 to 1991 that included 4,755 drums or lab packs and 13 tankers. Of these waste items, this report categorizes 4,251 as clean (including 12 tankers), 326 as likely clean, 138 as likely radioactive, and 55 as radioactive (including one tanker). Although outside the original scope of this report, 14 manifests from 1992 and 1993 are included, covering 393 drums or lab packs and seven tankers. From the 1992--1993 shipments, 58 drums or lab packs are categorized as radioactive and 16 drums are categorized as likely radioactive. The remainder are categorized as clean.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96001157

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  • Other: DE96001157
  • Report No.: DOE/LLW--160-Rev.1
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/124914 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 124914
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620807

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Casey, C.; Kudera, D.E.; Page, L.A. & Rohe, M.J. Savannah River Site offsite hazardous waste shipment data validation report. Revision 1, report, May 1, 1995; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620807/: accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.