Commercial disposal options for Idaho National Engineering Laboratory low-level radioactive waste

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The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) is a Department of Energy (DOE)-owned, contractor-operated site. Significant quantities of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) have been generated and disposed of onsite at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC). The INEL expects to continue generating LLW while performing its mission and as aging facilities are decommissioned. An on-going Performance Assessment process for the RWMC underscores the potential for reduced or limited LLW disposal capacity at the existing onsite facility. In order to properly manage the anticipated amount of LLW, the INEL is investigating various disposal options. These options include building a new facility, disposing ... continued below

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Porter, C.L. & Widmayer, D.A. September 1, 1995.

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  • EG & G, Inc.
    Publisher Info: EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
    Place of Publication: Idaho Falls, Idaho

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The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) is a Department of Energy (DOE)-owned, contractor-operated site. Significant quantities of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) have been generated and disposed of onsite at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC). The INEL expects to continue generating LLW while performing its mission and as aging facilities are decommissioned. An on-going Performance Assessment process for the RWMC underscores the potential for reduced or limited LLW disposal capacity at the existing onsite facility. In order to properly manage the anticipated amount of LLW, the INEL is investigating various disposal options. These options include building a new facility, disposing the LLW at other DOE sites, using commercial disposal facilities, or seeking a combination of options. This evaluation reports on the feasibility of using commercial disposal facilities.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96002190

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE96002190
  • Report No.: INEL--95/0460
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/125427 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 125427
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc626591

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Porter, C.L. & Widmayer, D.A. Commercial disposal options for Idaho National Engineering Laboratory low-level radioactive waste, report, September 1, 1995; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc626591/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.