Summary of the systems prioritization method (SPM) as a decision-aiding tool for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

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In March 1994, the Department of Energy Carlsbad Area Office (DOE/CAO) implemented a performance-based planning method to assist in programmatic prioritization within the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) project with respect to applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) long-term performance requirements stated in 40 CFR 191.13(a) and 40 CFR 268.6. This method, the Systems Prioritization Method (SPM), was designed by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) to: (1) identify programmatic options (activities) and their costs and durations; (2) analyze potential combinations of activities in terms of predicted contribution to long-term performance; and (3) analyze cost, duration, and performance tradeoffs. SPM results were the ... continued below

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Boak, D.M.; Prindle, N.H.; Lincoln, R.; Mendenhall, F.; Weiner, R. & Bills, R.A March 1, 1996.

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In March 1994, the Department of Energy Carlsbad Area Office (DOE/CAO) implemented a performance-based planning method to assist in programmatic prioritization within the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) project with respect to applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) long-term performance requirements stated in 40 CFR 191.13(a) and 40 CFR 268.6. This method, the Systems Prioritization Method (SPM), was designed by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) to: (1) identify programmatic options (activities) and their costs and durations; (2) analyze potential combinations of activities in terms of predicted contribution to long-term performance; and (3) analyze cost, duration, and performance tradeoffs. SPM results were the basis for recommendations to DOE/CAO in May 1995 for prioritization within the WIPP project. This paper presents a summary of the SPM implementation, key results, and lessons learned.

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  • Waste management `96: HLW, LLW, mixed wastes and environmental restoration - working towards a cleaner environment, Tucson, AZ (United States), 25-29 Feb 1996

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  • Other: DE96008256
  • Report No.: SAND--95-1998C
  • Report No.: CONF-960212--59-Summ.
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/434423 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 208388
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666573

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Boak, D.M.; Prindle, N.H.; Lincoln, R.; Mendenhall, F.; Weiner, R. & Bills, R.A. Summary of the systems prioritization method (SPM) as a decision-aiding tool for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, article, March 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666573/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.