Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project Waste Package Plan

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The goal of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) waste package program is to develop, confirm the effectiveness of, and document a design for a waste package and associated engineered barrier system (EBS) for spent nuclear fuel and solidified high-level nuclear waste (HLW) that meets the applicable regulatory requirements for a geologic repository. The Waste Package Plan describes the waste package program and establishes the technical approach against which overall progress can be measured. It provides guidance for execution and describes the essential elements of the program, including the objectives, technical plan, and management ... continued below

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Harrison-Giesler, D. J.; Morissette, R. P. & Jardine, L. J. February 1991.

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The goal of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project (YMP) waste package program is to develop, confirm the effectiveness of, and document a design for a waste package and associated engineered barrier system (EBS) for spent nuclear fuel and solidified high-level nuclear waste (HLW) that meets the applicable regulatory requirements for a geologic repository. The Waste Package Plan describes the waste package program and establishes the technical approach against which overall progress can be measured. It provides guidance for execution and describes the essential elements of the program, including the objectives, technical plan, and management approach. The plan covers the time period up to the submission of a repository license application to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). 1 fig.

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INIS; OSTI as DE91008733

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  • 2. annual American Nuclear Society (ANS) international high level radioactive waste management conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 28 Apr - 3 May 1991

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  • Other: DE91008733
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--106161
  • Report No.: CONF-910435--52
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 138025
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc625853

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Harrison-Giesler, D. J.; Morissette, R. P. & Jardine, L. J. Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project Waste Package Plan, article, February 1991; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc625853/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.