Laboratory Evaluation of Underwater Grouting of CPP-603 Basins

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A project is underway to deactivate a Fuel Storage Basin. The project specifies the requirements and identifies the tasks that will be performed for deactivation of the CPP- 603 building at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. The Fuel Receiving and Storage Building (CPP- 603) was originally used to receive and store spent nuclear fuel from various facilities. The area to undergo deactivation includes the three spent nuclear fuel storage basins and a transfer canal (1.5 million gallons of water storage). Deactivation operations at the task site include management of the ... continued below

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Johnson, V.J.; Pao, J.H.; Demmer, R.L. & Tripp, J.L. January 17, 2002.

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A project is underway to deactivate a Fuel Storage Basin. The project specifies the requirements and identifies the tasks that will be performed for deactivation of the CPP- 603 building at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. The Fuel Receiving and Storage Building (CPP- 603) was originally used to receive and store spent nuclear fuel from various facilities. The area to undergo deactivation includes the three spent nuclear fuel storage basins and a transfer canal (1.5 million gallons of water storage). Deactivation operations at the task site include management of the hot storage boxes and generic fuel objects, removal of the fuel storage racks, basin sludge, water evaporation and basin grouting, and interior equipment, tanks, and associated components. This includes a study to develop a grout formulation and placement process for this deactivation project. Water will be allowed to passively evaporate to r educe the spread of contamination from the walls of the basin. The basins will be filled with grout, underwater, as the water evaporates to maintain the basin water at a safe level. The objective of the deactivation project is to eliminate potential exposure to hazardous and radioactive materials and eliminate potential safety hazards associated with the CPP-603 building.

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  • Waste Management 2002, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/24/2002--02/28/2002

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-02-00076
  • Grant Number: AC07-99ID13727
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 797102
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc741302

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Johnson, V.J.; Pao, J.H.; Demmer, R.L. & Tripp, J.L. Laboratory Evaluation of Underwater Grouting of CPP-603 Basins, article, January 17, 2002; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc741302/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.