Recent experience in planning, packaging and preparing non-commercial spent fuel for shipment within the United States

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US DOE orders dictate that the aluminium clad fuels now stored at ORNL will be shipped to the Savannah River Site. A number of activities had to be carried out in order to ready the fuel for shipping, including choosing a cask capable of transporting the fuel, repackaging the fuel, developing a transportation plan, identifying the appropriate routes, and carrying out a readiness self assessment. These tasks have been successfully completed and are discussed herein.

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Johnson, P.E.; Shappert, L.B. & Turner, D.W. June 1, 1996.

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US DOE orders dictate that the aluminium clad fuels now stored at ORNL will be shipped to the Savannah River Site. A number of activities had to be carried out in order to ready the fuel for shipping, including choosing a cask capable of transporting the fuel, repackaging the fuel, developing a transportation plan, identifying the appropriate routes, and carrying out a readiness self assessment. These tasks have been successfully completed and are discussed herein.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96009395

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  • SPECTRUM `96: international conference on nuclear and hazardous waste management, Seattle, WA (United States), 18-23 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE96009395
  • Report No.: CONF-960804--11
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 270604
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc670738

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Johnson, P.E.; Shappert, L.B. & Turner, D.W. Recent experience in planning, packaging and preparing non-commercial spent fuel for shipment within the United States, article, June 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc670738/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.