Supplement analysis 2 of environmental impacts resulting from modifications in the West Valley Demonstration Project

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The West Valley Demonstration Project, located in western New York, has approximately 600,000 gallons of liquid high-level radioactive waste (HLW) in storage in underground tanks. While corrosion analysis has revealed that only limited tank degradation has taken place, the failure of these tanks could release HLW to the environment. Congress requires DOE to demonstrate the technology for removal and solidification of HLW. DOE issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) in 1982. The purpose of this second supplement analysis is to re-assess the 1982 Final Environmental Impact Statement's continued adequacy. This report provides the necessary and appropriate data for DOE ... continued below

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The West Valley Demonstration Project, located in western New York, has approximately 600,000 gallons of liquid high-level radioactive waste (HLW) in storage in underground tanks. While corrosion analysis has revealed that only limited tank degradation has taken place, the failure of these tanks could release HLW to the environment. Congress requires DOE to demonstrate the technology for removal and solidification of HLW. DOE issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) in 1982. The purpose of this second supplement analysis is to re-assess the 1982 Final Environmental Impact Statement's continued adequacy. This report provides the necessary and appropriate data for DOE to determine whether the environmental impacts presented by the ongoing refinements in the design, process, and operations of the Project are considered sufficiently bounded within the envelope of impacts presented in the FEIS and supporting documentation.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00290961

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  • Other: DE98006339
  • Report No.: DOE/EIS--0081-Suppl.
  • Report No.: WVDP--321
  • Report No.: ON: DE98006339
  • Report No.: NC: NONE
  • DOI: 10.2172/290961 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 290961
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc686046

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Supplement analysis 2 of environmental impacts resulting from modifications in the West Valley Demonstration Project, report, June 23, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc686046/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.