Stabilization of in-tank residuals and external-tank soil contamination: FY 1997 interim report

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This interim report evaluates various ways to stabilize decommissioned waste tanks and contaminated soils at the AX Tank Farm as part of a preliminary evaluation of end-state options for the Hanford tanks. Five technical areas were considered: (1) emplacement of smart grouts and/or other materials, (2) injection of chemical-getters into contaminated soils surrounding tanks (soil mixing), (3) emplacement of grout barriers under and around the tanks, (4) the use of engineered barriers over the tanks, and (5) the explicit recognition that natural attenuation processes do occur. Research topics are identified in support of key areas of technical uncertainty, in each ... continued below

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Becker, D.L. October 9, 1997.

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  • Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc.
    Publisher Info: Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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This interim report evaluates various ways to stabilize decommissioned waste tanks and contaminated soils at the AX Tank Farm as part of a preliminary evaluation of end-state options for the Hanford tanks. Five technical areas were considered: (1) emplacement of smart grouts and/or other materials, (2) injection of chemical-getters into contaminated soils surrounding tanks (soil mixing), (3) emplacement of grout barriers under and around the tanks, (4) the use of engineered barriers over the tanks, and (5) the explicit recognition that natural attenuation processes do occur. Research topics are identified in support of key areas of technical uncertainty, in each of the five technical areas. Detailed cost/benefit analyses of the recommended technologies are not provided in this evaluation, performed by Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99050288

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  • Other Information: PBD: 9 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE99050288
  • Report No.: HNF-SD-HTI-ES--004
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/345058 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 345058
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676538

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Becker, D.L. Stabilization of in-tank residuals and external-tank soil contamination: FY 1997 interim report, report, October 9, 1997; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676538/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.