Nevada commercial spent nuclear fuel transportation experience

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The purpose of this report is to present an historic overview of commercial reactor spent nuclear fuel (SNF) shipments that have occurred in the state of Nevada, and to review the accident and incident experience for this type of shipments. Results show that between 1964 and 1990, 309 truck shipments covering approximately 40,000 miles moved through Nevada; this level of activity places Nevada tenth among the states in the number of truck shipments of SNF. For the same period, 15 rail shipments moving through the State covered approximately 6,500 miles, making Nevada 20th among the states in terms of number ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. September 1, 1991.

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The purpose of this report is to present an historic overview of commercial reactor spent nuclear fuel (SNF) shipments that have occurred in the state of Nevada, and to review the accident and incident experience for this type of shipments. Results show that between 1964 and 1990, 309 truck shipments covering approximately 40,000 miles moved through Nevada; this level of activity places Nevada tenth among the states in the number of truck shipments of SNF. For the same period, 15 rail shipments moving through the State covered approximately 6,500 miles, making Nevada 20th among the states in terms of number of rail shipments. None of these shipments had an accident or an incident associated with them. Because the data for Nevada are so limited, national data on SNF transportation and the safety of truck and rail transportation in general were also assessed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE93017090

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1991

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  • Other: DE93017090
  • Report No.: YMP--91-17
  • Grant Number: AC08-87NV10576
  • DOI: 10.2172/139165 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 139165
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624816

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Nevada commercial spent nuclear fuel transportation experience, report, September 1, 1991; Las Vegas, Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624816/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.