Tritiated wastewater treatment and disposal evaluation for 1995

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A second annual summary and analysis of potential processes for the mitigation of tritium contained in process effluent, ground water and stored waste is presented. It was prepared to satisfy the Hanford Federal Facility and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement) Milestone M-26-05B. Technologies with directed potential for separation of tritium at present environmental levels are organized into two groups. The first group consists of four processes that have or are undergoing significant development. Of these four, the only active project is the development of membrane separation technology at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). Although research is progressing, membrane separation does not ... continued below

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Allen, W.L. August 1, 1995.

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  • Allen, W.L. Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)

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A second annual summary and analysis of potential processes for the mitigation of tritium contained in process effluent, ground water and stored waste is presented. It was prepared to satisfy the Hanford Federal Facility and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement) Milestone M-26-05B. Technologies with directed potential for separation of tritium at present environmental levels are organized into two groups. The first group consists of four processes that have or are undergoing significant development. Of these four, the only active project is the development of membrane separation technology at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). Although research is progressing, membrane separation does not present a near term option for the mitigation of tritium. A second grouping of five early stage projects gives an indication of the breadth of interest in low level tritium separation. If further developed, two of these technologies might prove to be candidates for a separation process. At the present, there continues to be no known commercially available process for the practical reduction of the tritium burden in process effluent. Material from last year`s report regarding the occurrence, regulation and management of tritium is updated and included in the appendices of this report. The use of the State Approved Land Disposal Site (SALDS) for disposal of tritiated effluent from the 200 Area Effluent Treatment Facility (ETF) begins in the fall of 1995. This is the most significant event impacting tritium in the environment at the Hanford Site this coming year.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95017144

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  • Other Information: PBD: Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE95017144
  • Report No.: DOE/RL--95-68
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • DOI: 10.2172/102287 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 102287
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc623243

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Allen, W.L. Tritiated wastewater treatment and disposal evaluation for 1995, report, August 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623243/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.