Department of Energy treatment capabilities for greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste

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This report provides brief profiles for 26 low-level and high-level waste treatment capabilities available at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL), Rocky Flats Plant (RFP), Savannah River Site (SRS), and West Valley Demonstration Plant (WVDP). Six of the treatments have potential use for greater-than-Class C low-level waste (GTCC LLW). They include: (a) the glass ceramic process and (b) the Waste Experimental Reduction Facility incinerator at INEL; (c) the Super Compaction and Repackaging Facility and (d) microwave melting solidification at RFP; (e) ... continued below

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Morrell, D.K. & Fischer, D.K. January 1, 1995.

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This report provides brief profiles for 26 low-level and high-level waste treatment capabilities available at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL), Rocky Flats Plant (RFP), Savannah River Site (SRS), and West Valley Demonstration Plant (WVDP). Six of the treatments have potential use for greater-than-Class C low-level waste (GTCC LLW). They include: (a) the glass ceramic process and (b) the Waste Experimental Reduction Facility incinerator at INEL; (c) the Super Compaction and Repackaging Facility and (d) microwave melting solidification at RFP; (e) the vitrification plant at SRS; and (f) the vitrification plant at WVDP. No individual treatment has the capability to treat all GTCC LLW streams. It is recommended that complete physical and chemical characterizations be performed for each GTCC waste stream, to permit using multiple treatments for GTCC LLW.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95008571

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  • Other: DE95008571
  • Report No.: DOE/LLW--203
  • Report No.: INEL/MISC--94087
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/34309 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 34309
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc683288

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Morrell, D.K. & Fischer, D.K. Department of Energy treatment capabilities for greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste, report, January 1, 1995; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc683288/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.