High-Level Waste Systems Plan. Revision 7

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This revision of the High-Level Waste (HLW) System Plan aligns SRS HLW program planning with the DOE Savannah River (DOE-SR) Ten Year Plan (QC-96-0005, Draft 8/6), which was issued in July 1996. The objective of the Ten Year Plan is to complete cleanup at most nuclear sites within the next ten years. The two key principles of the Ten Year Plan are to accelerate the reduction of the most urgent risks to human health and the environment and to reduce mortgage costs. Accordingly, this System Plan describes the HLW program that will remove HLW from all 24 old-style tanks, and ... continued below

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Brooke, J. N.; Gregory, M.V.; Paul, P.; Taylor, G.; Wise, F.E.; Davis, N.R. et al. October 1, 1996.

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This revision of the High-Level Waste (HLW) System Plan aligns SRS HLW program planning with the DOE Savannah River (DOE-SR) Ten Year Plan (QC-96-0005, Draft 8/6), which was issued in July 1996. The objective of the Ten Year Plan is to complete cleanup at most nuclear sites within the next ten years. The two key principles of the Ten Year Plan are to accelerate the reduction of the most urgent risks to human health and the environment and to reduce mortgage costs. Accordingly, this System Plan describes the HLW program that will remove HLW from all 24 old-style tanks, and close 20 of those tanks, by 2006 with vitrification of all HLW by 2018. To achieve these goals, the DWPF canister production rate is projected to climb to 300 canisters per year starting in FY06, and remain at that rate through the end of the program in FY18, (Compare that to past System Plans, in which DWPF production peaked at 200 canisters per year, and the program did not complete until 2026.) An additional $247M (FY98 dollars) must be made available as requested over the ten year planning period, including a one-time $10M to enhance Late Wash attainment. If appropriate resources are made available, facility attainment issues are resolved and regulatory support is sufficient, then completion of the HLW program in 2018 would achieve a $3.3 billion cost savings to DOE, versus the cost of completing the program in 2026. Facility status information is current as of October 31, 1996.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98051909

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  • Other: DE98051909
  • Report No.: HLW-OVP--96-0083-Rev.7
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/586979 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 586979
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690426

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Brooke, J. N.; Gregory, M.V.; Paul, P.; Taylor, G.; Wise, F.E.; Davis, N.R. et al. High-Level Waste Systems Plan. Revision 7, report, October 1, 1996; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690426/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.