Waste segregation analysis for salt well pumping in the 200 W Area -- Task 3.4

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There is an estimated 7 million liters (1.9 million gallons) of potentially complexed waste that need to be pumped from single-shell tanks (SST) in the 200 West Area. This represents up to 40% of the salt well liquor that needs to be pumped in the 200 West Area. There are three double-shell (DST) tanks in the 241-SY tank farm in the 200 West Area. Tank 241-SY-101 is full and not usable. Tank 241-SY-102 has a transuranic (TRU) sludge in the bottom. Current rules prohibit mixing complexed waste with TRU waste. Tank 241-SY-103 has three major problems. First, 241-SY-103 is on ... continued below

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Reynolds, D. A. April 28, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
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There is an estimated 7 million liters (1.9 million gallons) of potentially complexed waste that need to be pumped from single-shell tanks (SST) in the 200 West Area. This represents up to 40% of the salt well liquor that needs to be pumped in the 200 West Area. There are three double-shell (DST) tanks in the 241-SY tank farm in the 200 West Area. Tank 241-SY-101 is full and not usable. Tank 241-SY-102 has a transuranic (TRU) sludge in the bottom. Current rules prohibit mixing complexed waste with TRU waste. Tank 241-SY-103 has three major problems. First, 241-SY-103 is on the Flammable Watch list. Second, adding waste to tank 241-SY-103 has the potential for an episodic release of hydrogen gas. Third, 241-SY-103 will not hold all of the potentially complexed waste from the SSTs. This document looks at more details regarding the salt well pumping of the 200 West Area tank farm. Some options are considered but it is beyond the scope of this document to provide an in-depth study necessary to provide a defensible solution to the complexed waste problem.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95011676

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  • Other: DE95011676
  • Report No.: WHC-SD-W236A-ES--015
  • Grant Number: AC06-87RL10930
  • DOI: 10.2172/71290 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 71290
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc712407

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Reynolds, D. A. Waste segregation analysis for salt well pumping in the 200 W Area -- Task 3.4, report, April 28, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc712407/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.