Occupational radiation dose assessment for a non site specific spent fuel storage facility

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To expedite the licensing process of the non site specific Centralized Interim Storage Facility (CISF) the Department of Energy has completed a phase I CISF Topical Safety Analysis Report (TSAR). The TSAR will be used in licensing the phase I CISF if a site is designated. An occupational radiation does assessment of the facility operations is performed as part of the phase I CISF design. The first phase of the CISF has the capability to receive, transfer, and store SNF in dual-purpose cask/canister systems (DPC`s). Currently there are five vendor technologies under consideration. The preliminary dose assessment is based on ... continued below

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Hadley, J. & Eble, R.G. Jr. December 1, 1997.

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  • Hadley, J. Duke Engineering and Services, Inc., Charlotte, NC (United States)
  • Eble, R.G. Jr. Duke Engineering and Services, Inc., Vienna, VA (United States)

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To expedite the licensing process of the non site specific Centralized Interim Storage Facility (CISF) the Department of Energy has completed a phase I CISF Topical Safety Analysis Report (TSAR). The TSAR will be used in licensing the phase I CISF if a site is designated. An occupational radiation does assessment of the facility operations is performed as part of the phase I CISF design. The first phase of the CISF has the capability to receive, transfer, and store SNF in dual-purpose cask/canister systems (DPC`s). Currently there are five vendor technologies under consideration. The preliminary dose assessment is based on estimated occupational exposures using traditional power plant ISFSI and transport cask handling processes. The second step in the process is to recommend ALARA techniques to reduce potential exposures. A final dose assessment is completed implementing the ALARA techniques and a review is performed to ensure that the design is in compliance with regulatory criteria. The dose assessment and ALARA evaluation are determined using the following input information: Dose estimates from vendor SAR`s; ISFSI experience with similar systems; Traditional methods of operations; Expected CISF cask receipt rates; and feasible ALARA techniques. 5 refs., 1 tab.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98001707

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  • 1997 American Nuclear Society (ANS) winter meeting, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 16-20 Nov 1997

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  • Other: DE98001707
  • Report No.: DOE/RW/00134--M97-018
  • Report No.: CONF-971125--
  • Grant Number: AC01-91RW00134
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 562618
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc692829

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Hadley, J. & Eble, R.G. Jr. Occupational radiation dose assessment for a non site specific spent fuel storage facility, article, December 1, 1997; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc692829/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.