TWRS Privatization Phase I waste characterization data evaluation for the request for proposal

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Radioactive wastes have been stored in large underground tanks at Hanford since 1944. In 1991, The Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) program was established to manage, retrieve, treat, immobilize, and dispose of these wastes in a safe, effective manner. DOE believes that it is feasible to privatize portions of the TWRS program. Under the Privatization strategy embodied in the request for proposal, DOE will purchase services from a contractor-owned, contractor-operated facility under a fixed-price type of contract. Phase I is a proof-of- concept/commercial demonstration-scale effort. Method used to achieve the objective of producing a technically reviewed inventory is outlined. Organic ... continued below

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Patello, G.K. & Wiemers, K.D. September 1, 1996.

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Radioactive wastes have been stored in large underground tanks at Hanford since 1944. In 1991, The Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) program was established to manage, retrieve, treat, immobilize, and dispose of these wastes in a safe, effective manner. DOE believes that it is feasible to privatize portions of the TWRS program. Under the Privatization strategy embodied in the request for proposal, DOE will purchase services from a contractor-owned, contractor-operated facility under a fixed-price type of contract. Phase I is a proof-of- concept/commercial demonstration-scale effort. Method used to achieve the objective of producing a technically reviewed inventory is outlined. Organic speciation and physical properties were gathered for the tank wastes and may be found in the individual tank section of this document; reference reviews and tank volume and sampling summary graphs are also provided for each tank.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96050519

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  • Other: DE96050519
  • Report No.: PNNL--11109
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/390418 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 390418
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678062

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Patello, G.K. & Wiemers, K.D. TWRS Privatization Phase I waste characterization data evaluation for the request for proposal, report, September 1, 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678062/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.