Cost estimate report for the long-term management of depleted uranium hexafluoride : storage of depleted uranium metal.

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This report contains a cost analysis of the long-term storage of depleted uranium in the form of uranium metal. Three options are considered for storage of the depleted uranium. These options are aboveground buildings, partly underground vaults, and mined cavities. Three cases are presented. In the first case, all the depleted uranium metal that would be produced from the conversion of depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}) generated by the US Department of Energy (DOE) prior to July 1993 would be stored at the storage facility (100% Case). In the second case, half the depleted uranium metal would be stored at ... continued below

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Folga, S.M.; Kier, P.H. & Thimmapuram, P.R. January 24, 2001.

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This report contains a cost analysis of the long-term storage of depleted uranium in the form of uranium metal. Three options are considered for storage of the depleted uranium. These options are aboveground buildings, partly underground vaults, and mined cavities. Three cases are presented. In the first case, all the depleted uranium metal that would be produced from the conversion of depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}) generated by the US Department of Energy (DOE) prior to July 1993 would be stored at the storage facility (100% Case). In the second case, half the depleted uranium metal would be stored at this storage facility (50% Case). In the third case, one-quarter of the depleted uranium metal would be stored at the storage facility (25% Case). The technical basis for the cost analysis presented in this report is principally found in the companion report, ANL/EAD/TM-100, ''Engineering Analysis Report for the Long-Term Management of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride: Storage of Depleted Uranium Metal'', prepared by Argonne National Laboratory.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Jan 2001

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  • Report No.: ANL/EAD/TM-99
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/775269 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 775269
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc717850

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Folga, S.M.; Kier, P.H. & Thimmapuram, P.R. Cost estimate report for the long-term management of depleted uranium hexafluoride : storage of depleted uranium metal., report, January 24, 2001; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc717850/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.