Framing a bilateral US-Russian geologic repository initiative

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This document summarizes a framework for the development of a bilateral United States�Russian geologic repository initiative to enable cooperative work on the science and technology of geologic disposal of high-level nuclear wastes and fissile-containing materials. Three different types of integrated technical activities in Russia are employed to focus and organize a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (RW) FY00 initiative. We have specified the items for initial negotiations with the Russians for start-up activities in FY99 and early FY00. These first interactions will generate other activities which, by utilizing Russia�s unique capabilities, may assist us in ... continued below

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Jardine, L J September 8, 1998.

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This document summarizes a framework for the development of a bilateral United States�Russian geologic repository initiative to enable cooperative work on the science and technology of geologic disposal of high-level nuclear wastes and fissile-containing materials. Three different types of integrated technical activities in Russia are employed to focus and organize a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (RW) FY00 initiative. We have specified the items for initial negotiations with the Russians for start-up activities in FY99 and early FY00. These first interactions will generate other activities which, by utilizing Russia�s unique capabilities, may assist us in the development and validation of the US geologic repository program. The current International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) cooperative study of 30years of heat effects on underground hardrock rock media at the closed city of Krasnoyarsk-26 (Zheleznorgorsk) is but one example of such a Russian geologic repository analogue project that may assist the US geologic repository program.

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  • Other: DE00003440
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID-131801
  • Grant Number: W-7405-Eng-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/3440 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675141

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Jardine, L J. Framing a bilateral US-Russian geologic repository initiative, report, September 8, 1998; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675141/: accessed January 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.