White paper: cleanout of tank 241-AP-108 for storage of phase 1 pretreated low-activity waste

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This white paper evaluates the feasibility of cleaning tank 241-AP-108 for storage of pretreated low-activity waste. The maximum allowable heel inventories for {sup 90}Sr, {sup 99}Tc, {sup 137}Cs, and TRu are established. Cesium-137 was found to be the limiting radionuclide for tank 241-AP-108 cleanout. Equipment requirements for cleanout are identified and risks associated with extended storage of pretreated low-activity waste are discussed. This evaluation assumes that tank 241-AP-108 will be used for storage of pretreated low-activity waste from tanks 241-AZ-101 and 241-AZ-102 in accordance with the 1996 Tank Waste Remediation System Privatization Contract with BNFL Inc. Alternatives are currently under ... continued below

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PLACE, D.E. June 24, 1999.

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This white paper evaluates the feasibility of cleaning tank 241-AP-108 for storage of pretreated low-activity waste. The maximum allowable heel inventories for {sup 90}Sr, {sup 99}Tc, {sup 137}Cs, and TRu are established. Cesium-137 was found to be the limiting radionuclide for tank 241-AP-108 cleanout. Equipment requirements for cleanout are identified and risks associated with extended storage of pretreated low-activity waste are discussed. This evaluation assumes that tank 241-AP-108 will be used for storage of pretreated low-activity waste from tanks 241-AZ-101 and 241-AZ-102 in accordance with the 1996 Tank Waste Remediation System Privatization Contract with BNFL Inc. Alternatives are currently under development that would not require this storage function. This document is being issued to capture the work performed to date.

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OSTI as DE00782410

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Jun 1999

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  • Report No.: HNF--4272--REV0
  • Grant Number: AC06-96RL13200
  • DOI: 10.2172/782410 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 782410
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc719939

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PLACE, D.E. White paper: cleanout of tank 241-AP-108 for storage of phase 1 pretreated low-activity waste, report, June 24, 1999; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc719939/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.