Site Selection for Surplus Plutonium Disposition Facilities at the Savannah River Site

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A site selection study was conducted to evaluate locations for the proposed Surplus Plutonium Disposition Facilities. Facilities to be located include the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility, the Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility (PDCF), and the Plutonium Immobilization Project (PIP) facility. Objectives of the study include: (1) Confirm that the Department of Energy (DOE) selected locations for the MOX and PDCF were suitable based on selected siting criteria, (2) Recommend a site in the vicinity of F Area that is suitable for the PIP, and (3) Identify alternative suitable sites for one or more of these facilities in the ... continued below

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Wike, L.D. August 17, 2000.

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A site selection study was conducted to evaluate locations for the proposed Surplus Plutonium Disposition Facilities. Facilities to be located include the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility, the Pit Disassembly and Conversion Facility (PDCF), and the Plutonium Immobilization Project (PIP) facility. Objectives of the study include: (1) Confirm that the Department of Energy (DOE) selected locations for the MOX and PDCF were suitable based on selected siting criteria, (2) Recommend a site in the vicinity of F Area that is suitable for the PIP, and (3) Identify alternative suitable sites for one or more of these facilities in the event that further geotechnical characterization or other considerations result in disqualification of a currently proposed site.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00761647

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  • Other Information: PBD: 17 Aug 2000

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  • Report No.: WSRC-RP-2000-00391
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/761647 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 761647
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc721069

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Wike, L.D. Site Selection for Surplus Plutonium Disposition Facilities at the Savannah River Site, report, August 17, 2000; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc721069/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.