Radioactive air emissions notice of construction for vertical calciner operation at the plutonium finishing plant

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This document serves as a notice of construction (NOC) for construction, installation, and operation of a vertical calciner to stabilize plutonium at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP)Complex, pursuant to the requirements of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-247-060. The PFP Complex activities are focused on the cleanout and stabilization of plutonium residue left from plutonium weapons material processing activities. The prime purpose of the vertical calciner is to convert plutonium acid solutions to a more stable plutonium oxide. A test calciner has been developed and put in place in the 234-5Z Building. Development testing of this vertical calciner is ongoing. A ... continued below

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Hays, C.B., Westinghouse Hanford July 17, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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This document serves as a notice of construction (NOC) for construction, installation, and operation of a vertical calciner to stabilize plutonium at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP)Complex, pursuant to the requirements of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-247-060. The PFP Complex activities are focused on the cleanout and stabilization of plutonium residue left from plutonium weapons material processing activities. The prime purpose of the vertical calciner is to convert plutonium acid solutions to a more stable plutonium oxide. A test calciner has been developed and put in place in the 234-5Z Building. Development testing of this vertical calciner is ongoing. A new vertical calciner will be assembled for actual stabilization operation in Room 230C of the 234-5Z Building. The test calciner may be upgraded or replaced as an alternative to building a new calciner in Room 230C.

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OSTI as DE98057553

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  • Other Information: PBD: 17 Jul 1996

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  • Other: DE98057553
  • Report No.: DOE/RL--96-62
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/657354 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 657354
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc702062

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Hays, C.B., Westinghouse Hanford. Radioactive air emissions notice of construction for vertical calciner operation at the plutonium finishing plant, report, July 17, 1996; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc702062/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.