Replacement of the cross-site transfer system liquid waste transport alternatives evaluation, Project W-058

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This document examines high-/low-level radioactive liquid waste transport alternatives. Radioactive liquid waste will be transported from the 200 West Area to the 200 East Area and within the 200 East Areas for safe storage and disposal. The radioactive waste transport alternatives are the Aboveground Transport System (French LR-56 Cask System [3,800 L (1,000 gal)]), 19,000-L (5,000-gal) trailer tanker system, 75,700-L (20,000-gal) rail tanker system and Underground Transport System (buried pipe [unlimited transfer volume capability]). The evaluation focused on the following areas: initial project cost, operational cost, secondary waste generation, radiation exposure, and final decommissioning. The evaluation was based on the ... continued below

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Vo, D. V. & Epperson, E. M. May 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
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This document examines high-/low-level radioactive liquid waste transport alternatives. Radioactive liquid waste will be transported from the 200 West Area to the 200 East Area and within the 200 East Areas for safe storage and disposal. The radioactive waste transport alternatives are the Aboveground Transport System (French LR-56 Cask System [3,800 L (1,000 gal)]), 19,000-L (5,000-gal) trailer tanker system, 75,700-L (20,000-gal) rail tanker system and Underground Transport System (buried pipe [unlimited transfer volume capability]). The evaluation focused on the following areas: initial project cost, operational cost, secondary waste generation, radiation exposure, and final decommissioning. The evaluation was based on the near term (1995 to 2005) estimated volume of 49.509 million L (13.063 million gal) and long term (1995 to 2028) estimated volume of 757.1 million L (200 million gal). The conclusion showed that the buried pipe (Underground Transport System) resulted in the lowest overall total cost for near and long term, the trailer container resulted in the highest total cost for near and long term, and the French truck was operationally impractical and cost prohibitive.

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  • Other: DE95012951
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-W058-TA--001
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • DOI: 10.2172/74135 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 74135
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc708816

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Vo, D. V. & Epperson, E. M. Replacement of the cross-site transfer system liquid waste transport alternatives evaluation, Project W-058, report, May 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708816/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.