Hazard Classification of the Remote Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility

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The Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is constructing a new facility to replace remote-handled low-level radioactive waste disposal capability for INL and Naval Reactors Facility operations. Current disposal capability at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) will continue until the facility is full or closed for remediation (estimated at approximately fiscal year 2015). Development of a new onsite disposal facility is the highest ranked alternative and will provide RH-LLW disposal capability and will ensure continuity of operations that generate RH-LLW for the foreseeable future. As a part of establishing a safety basis for facility operations, ... continued below

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Christensen, Boyd D. May 1, 2012.

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The Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is constructing a new facility to replace remote-handled low-level radioactive waste disposal capability for INL and Naval Reactors Facility operations. Current disposal capability at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) will continue until the facility is full or closed for remediation (estimated at approximately fiscal year 2015). Development of a new onsite disposal facility is the highest ranked alternative and will provide RH-LLW disposal capability and will ensure continuity of operations that generate RH-LLW for the foreseeable future. As a part of establishing a safety basis for facility operations, the facility will be categorized according to DOE-STD-1027-92. This classification is important in determining the scope of analyses performed in the safety basis and will also dictate operational requirements of the completed facility. This paper discusses the issues affecting hazard classification in this nuclear facility and impacts of the final hazard categorization.

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  • EFCOG SAFETY ANALYSIS WORKSHOP 2012,Santa Fe, NM,05/04/2012,05/10/2012

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  • Report No.: INL/CON-12-25627
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-05ID14517
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1047192
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc837016

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Christensen, Boyd D. Hazard Classification of the Remote Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility, article, May 1, 2012; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc837016/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.