PO*WW*ER mobile treatment unit process hazards analysis

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The objective of this report is to demonstrate that a thorough assessment of the risks associated with the operation of the Rust Geotech patented PO*WW*ER mobile treatment unit (MTU) has been performed and documented. The MTU was developed to treat aqueous mixed wastes at the US Department of Energy (DOE) Albuquerque Operations Office sites. The MTU uses evaporation to separate organics and water from radionuclides and solids, and catalytic oxidation to convert the hazardous into byproducts. This process hazards analysis evaluated a number of accident scenarios not directly related to the operation of the MTU, such as natural phenomena damage ... continued below

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Richardson, R. B. June 1, 1996.

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The objective of this report is to demonstrate that a thorough assessment of the risks associated with the operation of the Rust Geotech patented PO*WW*ER mobile treatment unit (MTU) has been performed and documented. The MTU was developed to treat aqueous mixed wastes at the US Department of Energy (DOE) Albuquerque Operations Office sites. The MTU uses evaporation to separate organics and water from radionuclides and solids, and catalytic oxidation to convert the hazardous into byproducts. This process hazards analysis evaluated a number of accident scenarios not directly related to the operation of the MTU, such as natural phenomena damage and mishandling of chemical containers. Worst case accident scenarios were further evaluated to determine the risk potential to the MTU and to workers, the public, and the environment. The overall risk to any group from operation of the MTU was determined to be very low; the MTU is classified as a Radiological Facility with low hazards.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97001810

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE97001810
  • Report No.: DOE/ID/12584--272
  • Report No.: GJPO-MWTP--31
  • Grant Number: AC13-86ID12584
  • DOI: 10.2172/419091 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 419091
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc687273

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Richardson, R. B. PO*WW*ER mobile treatment unit process hazards analysis, report, June 1, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687273/: accessed April 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.