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The Hanford K Basin Closure Project involves the retrieval, transfer and processing of radioactive contaminated slurries containing partially corroded spent nuclear fuel from the K Basin spent fuel pools. The spent fuel is primarily metallic fuel from the operation of the Hanford reactors. The Sludge Treatment Project is being designed to treat and package this material in preparation for ultimate disposal. The processing of the contaminated slurries includes further corrosion of the remaining uncorroded uranium metal in a large heated vessel to form a more stable metal oxide for packaging and storage.

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Schmitt, Bruce E. & Young, Jonathan March 14, 2007.

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The Hanford K Basin Closure Project involves the retrieval, transfer and processing of radioactive contaminated slurries containing partially corroded spent nuclear fuel from the K Basin spent fuel pools. The spent fuel is primarily metallic fuel from the operation of the Hanford reactors. The Sludge Treatment Project is being designed to treat and package this material in preparation for ultimate disposal. The processing of the contaminated slurries includes further corrosion of the remaining uncorroded uranium metal in a large heated vessel to form a more stable metal oxide for packaging and storage.

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  • EFCOG 17th Annual Safety Analysis Working Group Workshop, 10 pages

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  • Report No.: PNNL-SA-55037
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 919986
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc896498

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  • March 14, 2007

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Schmitt, Bruce E. & Young, Jonathan. Flashing Slurry Releases, article, March 14, 2007; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc896498/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.