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- WHC-SD-WM-TI-694, Rev. 0
Tank Waste Remediation System
Optimized Processing Strategy
E. J. Slaathaug, A. L. Boldt, K. D. Boomer, J. D. Galbraith,
C. E. Leach, and T. L. Waldo
Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland, WA 99352
U.S. Department of Energy Contract DE-AC06-87RL10930
EDT/ECN: 608994 UC: 721
Org Code: 74A20 Charge Code: D5228
B&R Code: EW3130010 Total Pages: 419
Key Words: TWRS, high-level waste
Abstract: This report provides an alternative strategy evolved from the
current Hanford Site Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) programmatic
baseline for accomplishing the treatment and disposal of the Hanford
Site tank wastes. This optimized processing strategy performs the major
elements of the TWRS Program, but modifies the deployment of selected
treatment technologies to reduce the program cost. The present program
for development of waste retrieval, pretreatment, and vitrification
technologies continues, but the optimized processing strategy reuses a
single facility to accomplish the separations/low-activity waste (LAW)
vitrification and the high-level waste (HLW) vitrification processes
sequentially, thereby eliminating the need for a separate HLW
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Slaathaug, E. J.; Boldt, A. L.; Boomer, K. D.; Galbraith, J. D.; Leach, C. E. & Waldo, T. L. Tank Waste Remediation System optimized processing strategy, report, March 1, 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc680248/m1/3/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.