Role of underground testing to determine suitability of Yucca Mountain as a potential repository site

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A brief description of the Exploratory Shaft based site characterization testing program for the Yucca Mountain Project of the permanent disposal of high level radioactive waste is briefly described in this paper. Details of the testing program are presented in the DOE-issued Site Characterization Plan. Overview of the current planning process and status of various activities is briefly described. This study will reevaluate the mining method, ESF location and any changes in the ESF testing program. 2 refs., 2 figs., 1 tab.

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Kalia, H.N. February 1, 1990.

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A brief description of the Exploratory Shaft based site characterization testing program for the Yucca Mountain Project of the permanent disposal of high level radioactive waste is briefly described in this paper. Details of the testing program are presented in the DOE-issued Site Characterization Plan. Overview of the current planning process and status of various activities is briefly described. This study will reevaluate the mining method, ESF location and any changes in the ESF testing program. 2 refs., 2 figs., 1 tab.

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  • 1. international topical meeting on high-level radioactive waste management, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 8-12 Apr 1990

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  • Other: DE90006486
  • Report No.: LA-UR--90-13
  • Report No.: CONF-900406--26
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 137662
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621097

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Kalia, H.N. Role of underground testing to determine suitability of Yucca Mountain as a potential repository site, article, February 1, 1990; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621097/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.