Status of the TRIGA shipments to the INEEL from Asia

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This paper will report on preparations being made for returning Training, Research, Isotope, General Atomics (TRIGA) foreign research reactor (FRR) spent fuel from South Korea and Indonesia to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The roles of US Department of Energy, INEEL, and NAC International in implementing a safe shipment are provided. Special preparations necessitated by making a shipment through a west coast port of the US to the INEEL will be explained. The institutional planning and actions needed to meet the unique political and operational environment for making a shipment from Asia to INEEL will be discussed. ... continued below

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Tyacke, M.; George, W.; Petrasek, A.; Stump, R.C. & Patterson, J. October 9, 1997.

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This paper will report on preparations being made for returning Training, Research, Isotope, General Atomics (TRIGA) foreign research reactor (FRR) spent fuel from South Korea and Indonesia to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The roles of US Department of Energy, INEEL, and NAC International in implementing a safe shipment are provided. Special preparations necessitated by making a shipment through a west coast port of the US to the INEEL will be explained. The institutional planning and actions needed to meet the unique political and operational environment for making a shipment from Asia to INEEL will be discussed. Facility preparation at both the INEEL and the FRRs is discussed. Cask analysis needed to properly characterize the various TRIGA configurations, compositions, and enrichments is discussed. Shipping preparations will include an explanation of the integrated team of spent fuel transportation specialists, and shipping resources needed to retrieve the fuel from foreign research reactor sites and deliver it to the INEEL.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98050357

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  • 1997 international meeting on reduced enrichment for research and test reactors, Jackson Hole, WY (United States), 5-10 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98050357
  • Report No.: INEEL/CON--97-01175
  • Report No.: CONF-9710102--
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 671971
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711602

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Tyacke, M.; George, W.; Petrasek, A.; Stump, R.C. & Patterson, J. Status of the TRIGA shipments to the INEEL from Asia, article, October 9, 1997; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711602/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.