Mine stability evaluation of panel 1 during waste emplacement operations at WIPP

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The specific objectives of the work were defined by the Environmental Evaluation Group (EEG) as follows: (1) assess the stability of panel 1 during the proposed operation of waste emplacement; (2) estimate the amount of time before room closure would be expected to transfer rock loads to the waste packages. The work consisted of (1) an analysis of geotechnical data and a review of the Department of Energy`s (DOE) plans for waste emplacement in panel 1, (2) an evaluation of ground conditions based on data analysis and observations of changes in ground conditions since the first evaluation in 1993 (USBM ... continued below

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Maleki, H. July 1, 1998.

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  • Maleki, H. Maleki Technologies Inc., Spokane, WA (United States)

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The specific objectives of the work were defined by the Environmental Evaluation Group (EEG) as follows: (1) assess the stability of panel 1 during the proposed operation of waste emplacement; (2) estimate the amount of time before room closure would be expected to transfer rock loads to the waste packages. The work consisted of (1) an analysis of geotechnical data and a review of the Department of Energy`s (DOE) plans for waste emplacement in panel 1, (2) an evaluation of ground conditions based on data analysis and observations of changes in ground conditions since the first evaluation in 1993 (USBM 1993), and (3) preparation of a report and presentation of the results to EEG staff. Excluded from this study are radiological safety issues and policies. The study is based on data provided by DOE and Westinghouse Electric Corporation (operator of the site) and conversations with DOE and Westinghouse personnel. MTI cannot independently verify the accuracy of the data within the scope of this study and recommends independent evaluations of data gathering, quality assurance procedures, and structural designs. The operator has the ultimate responsibility for structural designs and has expressed a strong commitment to ensuring worker safety.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98007031

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jul 1998

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  • Other: DE98007031
  • Report No.: EEG--71
  • Grant Number: AC04-89AL58309
  • DOI: 10.2172/629369 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 629369
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693071

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Maleki, H. Mine stability evaluation of panel 1 during waste emplacement operations at WIPP, report, July 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693071/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.