Risk based requirements for long term stewardship: A proof-of-principle analysis of an analytic method tested on selected Hanford locations

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Since 1989, the Department of Energy`s (DOE) Environmental Management (EM) Program has managed the environmental legacy of US nuclear weapons production, research and testing at 137 facilities in 31 states and one US territory. The EM program has conducted several studies on the public risks posed by contaminated sites at these facilities. In Risks and the Risk Debate [DOE, 1995a], the Department analyzed the risks at sites before, during, and after remediation work by the EM program. The results indicated that aside from a few urgent risks, most hazards present little inherent risk because physical and active site management controls ... continued below

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Jarvis, T.T.; Andrews, W.B. & Buck, J.W. March 1, 1998.

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Since 1989, the Department of Energy`s (DOE) Environmental Management (EM) Program has managed the environmental legacy of US nuclear weapons production, research and testing at 137 facilities in 31 states and one US territory. The EM program has conducted several studies on the public risks posed by contaminated sites at these facilities. In Risks and the Risk Debate [DOE, 1995a], the Department analyzed the risks at sites before, during, and after remediation work by the EM program. The results indicated that aside from a few urgent risks, most hazards present little inherent risk because physical and active site management controls limit both the releases of site contaminants, and public access to these hazards. Without these controls, these sites would pose greater risks to the public. Past risk reports, however, provided little information about post-cleanup risk, primarily because of uncertainty about future site uses and site characteristics at the end of planned cleanup activities. This is of concern because in many cases current cleanup technologies, and remedies, will last a shorter period of time than the waste itself and the resulting contamination will remain hazardous.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98052629

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  • Other Information: PBD: Mar 1998

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  • Other: DE98052629
  • Report No.: PNNL--11852(Draft)
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/585035 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 585035
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691502

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Jarvis, T.T.; Andrews, W.B. & Buck, J.W. Risk based requirements for long term stewardship: A proof-of-principle analysis of an analytic method tested on selected Hanford locations, report, March 1, 1998; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691502/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.