Hanford Tank Waste to WIPP - Maximizing the Value of our National Repository Asset - 14230

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Preplanning scope for the Hanford tank transuranic (TRU) waste project was authorized in 2013 by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of River Protection (ORP) after a project standby period of eight years. Significant changes in DOE orders, Hanford contracts, and requirements at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) have occurred during this time period, in addition to newly implemented regulatory permitting, re-evaluated waste management strategies, and new commercial applications. Preplanning has identified the following key approaches for reactivating the project: qualification of tank inventory designations and completion of all environmental regulatory permitting; identifying program options to accelerate retrieval of ... continued below

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Tedeschi, Allan R. & Wheeler, Martin November 11, 2013.

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  • Hanford Site (Wash.)
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    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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Preplanning scope for the Hanford tank transuranic (TRU) waste project was authorized in 2013 by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of River Protection (ORP) after a project standby period of eight years. Significant changes in DOE orders, Hanford contracts, and requirements at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) have occurred during this time period, in addition to newly implemented regulatory permitting, re-evaluated waste management strategies, and new commercial applications. Preplanning has identified the following key approaches for reactivating the project: qualification of tank inventory designations and completion of all environmental regulatory permitting; identifying program options to accelerate retrieval of key leaking tank T-111; planning fully compliant implementation of DOE Order 413.3B, and DOE Standard 1189 for potential on-site treatment; and re-evaluation of commercial retrieval and treatment technologies for better strategic bundling of permanent waste disposal options.

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  • WM2014 Waste Management Symposia 2014, Phoenix, AZ, 03/02/2014 - 03/06/2014

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  • Report No.: WRPS-55779-FP Rev. A
  • Grant Number: DE-AC27-08RV14800
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1105036
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc863739

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Tedeschi, Allan R. & Wheeler, Martin. Hanford Tank Waste to WIPP - Maximizing the Value of our National Repository Asset - 14230, article, November 11, 2013; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc863739/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.