Large-scale demonstration and deployment project at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Established by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management program through its Office of Science and Technology, the Deactivation and Decommissioning Focus Area is developing answers to the technological problems that hinder Environmental Management`s extensive cleanup efforts. The optimized application of technologies to ongoing nuclear facility decontamination and dismantlement is critical in meeting the challenge of decommissioning approximately 9,000 buildings and structures within the DOE complex. The significant technical and economic concerns in this area underscore a national imperative for the qualification and timely delivery of cost-reduction technologies and management approaches to meet federal and private needs. At Los ... continued below

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Brown, S.; McFee, J.; Broom, C.; Dugger, H. & Stallings, E. April 1, 1999.

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Established by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management program through its Office of Science and Technology, the Deactivation and Decommissioning Focus Area is developing answers to the technological problems that hinder Environmental Management`s extensive cleanup efforts. The optimized application of technologies to ongoing nuclear facility decontamination and dismantlement is critical in meeting the challenge of decommissioning approximately 9,000 buildings and structures within the DOE complex. The significant technical and economic concerns in this area underscore a national imperative for the qualification and timely delivery of cost-reduction technologies and management approaches to meet federal and private needs. At Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), a Large-Scale Demonstration and Deployment Project (LSDDP) has been established to facilitate demonstration and deployment of technologies for the characterization, decontamination, and volume reduction of oversized metallic waste, mostly in the form of gloveboxes contaminated with transuranic radionuclides. The LANL LSDDP is being managed by an integrated contractor team (ICT) consisting of IT Corporation, ICF Incorporated, and Florida International University and includes representation from LANL`s Environmental Management Program Office. The ICT published in the Commerce Business Daily a solicitation for interest for innovative technologies capable of improving cost and performance of the baseline process. Each expression of interest response was evaluated and demonstration contract negotiations are under way for those technologies expected to be capable of meeting the project objectives. This paper discusses management organization and approach, the results of the technology search, the technology selection methodology, the results of the selection process, and future plans for the program.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99002150

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  • Waste management `99 symposium, Tucson, AZ (United States), 28 Feb - 4 Mar 1999

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  • Other: DE99002150
  • Report No.: LA-UR--99-605
  • Report No.: CONF-990201--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/334232 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 334232
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676316

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Brown, S.; McFee, J.; Broom, C.; Dugger, H. & Stallings, E. Large-scale demonstration and deployment project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, report, April 1, 1999; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676316/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.