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21-PWR WASTE PACKAGE WITH ABSORBER PLATES LOADING CURVE EVALUATION

Description: The objective of this calculation is to evaluate the required minimum burnup as a function of initial pressurized water reactor (PWR) assembly enrichment that would permit loading of spent nuclear fuel into the 21 PWR waste package with absorber plates design as provided in Attachment IV. This calculation is an example of the application of the methodology presented in the ''Disposal Criticality Analysis Methodology Topical Report'' (YMP 2003). The scope of this calculation covers a range of enrichments from 0 through 5.0 weight percent U-235, and a burnup range of 0 through 45 GWd/MTU. Higher burnups were not necessary because 45 GWd/MTU was high enough for the loading curve determination. This activity supports the validation of the use of burnup credit for commercial spent nuclear fuel applications. The intended use of these results will be in establishing PWR waste package configuration loading specifications. Limitations of this evaluation are as follows: (1) The results are based on burnup credit for actinides and selected fission products as proposed in YMP (2003, Table 3-1) and referred to as the ''Principal Isotopes''. Any change to the isotope listing will have a direct impact on the results of this report. (2) The results are based on 1.5 wt% Gd in the Ni-Gd Alloy material and having no tuff inside the waste package. If the Gd loading is reduced or a process to introduce tuff inside the waste package is defined, then this report would need to be reevaluated based on the alternative materials. This calculation is subject to the ''Quality Assurance Requirements and Description'' (QARD) (DOE 2004) because it concerns engineered barriers that are included in the ''Q-List'' (BSC 2004k, Appendix A) as items important to safety and waste isolation.
Date: December 17, 2004
Creator: Scaglione, J.M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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45-day safety screen results for tank 241-U-204, push mode, cores 81 and 82

Description: This is the 45-Day report for the fiscal year 1995 tank 241-U-204 (U-204) push-mode characterization effort. Included are a summary of analytical results and copies of the differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) scans. Core samples 81 and 82 from tank U-204, obtained by the push-mode core sampling method, were received by the 222-S Laboratories. Each core consisted of only one segment. Both core samples and the field blank were extruded, subsampled, and analyzed in accordance with Reference 1. Drainable liquids and the field blank were analyzed at the segment level for energetics by DSC, percent water by TGA, and total organic carbon (TOC) by furnace oxidation. In addition, the presence or absence of any separable, presumably organic, layer in drainable liquid samples was noted and none was observed. The solids were analyzed directly at the half segment level for energetics by DSC, percent water by TGA, and TOC by persulfate oxidation. Total alpha activity was determined on fusion digestions of the sludge subsamples. No immediate notifications were necessary on samples from cores 81 or 82.
Date: May 17, 1995
Creator: Bell, K.E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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100 Areas: (For Technical Progress Letter No. 97), May 7--13

Description: Physics information for the D and F piles is presented. Thermal conductivity, reactivity, and irradiation levels are included. Concerning the cooling systems: process water control, pressure drip studies, purging studies, corrosion, and gun barrel clearance of expanded graphite are discussed. (GHH)
Date: May 17, 1946
Creator: Jordan, W. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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190-H drawdown test

Description: A discrepancy of about 1000 gpm has existed between the full-flow recorded 190, 105 and ROL flows. While past operating practices have not used the 190 or ROL flow rates for official purposes, the disquieting, though not theoretically unexplicable, differences require some quantitative resolution. On November 24, 1962, a drawdown test of the 190-H storage tanks was performed to establish the accuracy of the various flowmeters. The drawdown test of the 190 storage tanks was run at the beginning of a scheduled reactor shutdown. With the full reactor flow supplied by the electric process pumps feeding from the storage tanks, the 183-H supply to the storage tanks was valved off. Additionally, non-process water usually taken from the storage tanks was valved off. The storage tank water levels were taken, then recorded as a function of time.
Date: January 17, 1963
Creator: Cremer, B. R. & Bokish, K. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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200 area weekly report

Description: No Description Available.
Date: November 17, 1955
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200 area weekly report

Description: No Description Available.
Date: March 17, 1955
Creator: Christl, R. J.
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241-AZ-101 pump removal trough analysis

Description: As part of the current Hanford mission of environmental cleanup, various long length equipment must be removed from highly radioactive waste tanks. The removal of equipment will utilize portions of the Equipment Removal System for Project W320 (ERS-W320), specifically the 50 ton hydraulic trailer system. Because the ERS-W320 system was designed to accommodate much heavier equipment it is adequate to support the dead weight of the trough, carriage and related equipment for 241AZ101 pump removal project. However, the ERS-W320 components when combined with the trough and its` related components must also be analyzed for overturning due to wind loads. Two troughs were designed, one for the 20 in. diameter carriage and one for the 36 in. diameter carriage. A proposed 52 in. trough was not designed and, therefore is not included in this document. In order to fit in the ERS-W320 strongback the troughs were design with the same widths. Structurally, the only difference between the two troughs is that more material was removed from the stiffener plates on the 36 in trough. The reduction in stiffener plate material reduces the allowable load. Therefore, only the 36 in. trough was analyzed.
Date: October 17, 1995
Creator: Coverdell, B.L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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242-A evaporator safety analysis report

Description: This report provides a revised safety analysis for the upgraded 242-A Evaporator (the Evaporator). This safety analysis report (SAR) supports the operation of the Evaporator following life extension upgrades and other facility and operations upgrades (e.g., Project B-534) that were undertaken to enhance the capabilities of the Evaporator. The Evaporator has been classified as a moderate-hazard facility (Johnson 1990). The information contained in this SAR is based on information provided by 242-A Evaporator Operations, Westinghouse Hanford Company, site maintenance and operations contractor from June 1987 to October 1996, and the existing operating contractor, Waste Management Hanford (WMH) policies. Where appropriate, a discussion address the US Department of Energy (DOE) Orders applicable to a topic is provided. Operation of the facility will be compared to the operating contractor procedures using appropriate audits and appraisals. The following subsections provide introductory and background information, including a general description of the Evaporator facility and process, a description of the scope of this SAR revision,a nd a description of the basic changes made to the original SAR.
Date: May 17, 1999
Creator: CAMPBELL, T.A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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300 Area waste acid treatment system closure plan

Description: The Hanford Facility Dangerous Waste Permit Application is considered to be a single application organized into a General Information Portion (document number DOERL-91-28) and a Unit-Specific Portion. The scope of the Unit-Specific Portion includes closure plan documentation submitted for individual, treatment, storage, and/or disposal units undergoing closure, such as the 300 Area Waste Acid Treatment System. Documentation contained in the General Information Portion is broader in nature and could be used by multiple treatment, storage, and/or disposal units (e.g., the glossary provided in the General Information Portion). Whenever appropriate, 300 Area Waste Acid Treatment System documentation makes cross-reference to the General Information Portion, rather than duplicating text. This 300 Area Waste Acid Treatment System Closure Plan (Revision 2) includes a Hanford Facility Dangerous Waste Permit Application, Part A, Form 3. Information provided in this closure plan is current as of April 1999.
Date: May 17, 1999
Creator: LUKE, S.N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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303-K Storage Facility report on FY98 closure activities

Description: This report summarizes and evaluates the decontamination activities, sampling activities, and sample analysis performed in support of the closure of the 303-K Storage Facility. The evaluation is based on the validated data included in the data validation package (98-EAP-346) for the 303-K Storage Facility. The results of this evaluation will be used for assessing contamination for the purpose of closing the 303-K Storage Facility as described in the 303-K Storage Facility Closure Plan, DOE/RL-90-04. The closure strategy for the 303-K Storage Facility is to decontaminate the interior of the north half of the 303-K Building to remove known or suspected dangerous waste contamination, to sample the interior concrete and exterior soils for the constituents of concern, and then to perform data analysis, with an evaluation to determine if the closure activities and data meet the closure criteria. The closure criteria for the 303-K Storage Facility is that the concentrations of constituents of concern are not present above the cleanup levels. Based on the evaluation of the decontamination activities, sampling activities, and sample data, determination has been made that the soils at the 303-K Storage Facility meet the cleanup performance standards (WMH 1997) and can be clean closed. The evaluation determined that the 303-K Building cannot be clean closed without additional closure activities. An additional evaluation will be needed to determine the specific activities required to clean close the 303-K Storage Facility. The radiological contamination at the 303-K Storage Facility is not addressed by the closure strategy.
Date: July 17, 1998
Creator: Adler, J. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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501(c)(4)s and Campaign Activity: Analysis Under Tax and Campaign Finance Laws

Description: This report discusses 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations, including the requirements necessary to maintain 501(c)(4) status and the requirements for annual reporting to the Internal Revenue Service and Federal Election Commission.
Date: May 17, 2013
Creator: Lunder, Erika K. & Whitaker, L. Paige
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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E-537 MWPC amplifier

Description: The design of a fast MWPC amplifier for the beam chambers and the absorber chamber is completed and all parts are on order. A prototype 16 channel board has been built and satisfactorily tested. Artwork is completed for the board and out to be photographed. The board fabrication contract has been let. Listed below is a summary of the amplifier characteristics as well as test results obtained with the prototype.
Date: September 17, 1979
Creator: Kephart, R. & Kerns, C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The 1958 He4 Scale of Temperatures: Part 1. Introduction, Part 2. Tables for the 1958 Temperature Scale

Description: Report containing information regarding He4 vapor pressure measurement as of 1958, the recent history of the vapor pressure temperature scale, and a series of tables containing these measurements.
Date: June 17, 1960
Creator: Brickwedde, F. G. (Ferdinand Graft), 1903-; van Dijk, H.; Durieux, M.; Clement, J. R. & Logan, J. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2000 Census: Headquarters Processing System Status and Risks

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The accuracy of the 2000 decennial census depends in part on the proper functioning of 10 interrelated information systems, one of which is the Census Bureau's headquarters (HQ) processing system. The HQ processing system consists of 48 applications, all developed internally by the Bureau, that support various census operations, such as updating address files, creating a file of census responses, and preparing data for tabulation and dissemination. GAO found that the Bureau lacks effective, mature software and system development processes to control development of its HQ processing system applications."
Date: October 17, 2000
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2006 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5): Designating Nonattainment Areas

Description: This report summarizes and describes the EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) final revisions to the NAAQS (National Ambient Air Quality Standards). The summary also explores how the revisions are contentious in certain areas that may not be meeting those standards which materializes as congressional oversight.
Date: December 17, 2009
Creator: Esworthy, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2006 Y-12 National Security Complex Annual Illness and Injury Surveillance Report

Description: The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) commitment to assuring the health and safety of its workers includes the conduct of illness and injury surveillance activities that provide an early warning system to detect health problems among workers. The Illness and Injury Surveillance Program monitors illnesses and health conditions that result in an absence, occupational injuries and illnesses, and disabilities and deaths among current workers.
Date: April 17, 2008
Creator: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Health, Safety, and Security.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2008 Sandia National Laboratory Annual Illness and Injury Surveillance Report

Description: The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) commitment to assuring the health and safety of its workers includes the conduct of epidemiologic surveillance activities that provide an early warning system for health problems among workers. The Illness and Injury Surveillance Program monitors illnesses and health conditions that result in an absence of workdays, occupational injuries and illnesses, and disabilities and deaths among current workers.
Date: September 17, 2009
Creator: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Health, Safety, and Security.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2014 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

Description: Report delineating the performance of Health and Human Services (HHS) in response to President Obama's Executive Orders that commit Departments of the Federal Government to address the threats of climate change. Well defined goals and strategies promote sustainability and address ways to mitigate the impact of climate change on human health and well-being.
Date: July 17, 2014
Creator: Holland, E. J., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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2020 Census: Additional Steps Are Needed to Build on Early Planning

Description: A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Census Bureau’s (Bureau) early planning and preparation efforts for the 2020 Census are consistent with most leading practices in each of the three management areas GAO reviewed. For example, with respect to its effort to transform its decennial organization, top Bureau leadership has been driving the transformation, and the agency has focused on a key set of principles as it begins to roll-out the strategy to staff. Furthermore, the Bureau has created a timeline to build momentum and show progress. At the same time, however, the amount of change-related activity the Bureau is considering as part of its reorganization of its decennial directorate may not be aligned with the resources the Bureau has allocated to plan, coordinate, and carry it out, and, as a result, the planned transformation efforts may not be sustainable or successful."
Date: May 17, 2012
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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242T FACP replacement

Description: This Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) has been prepared to demonstrate that the Fire Protection system functions as required by project criteria. This ATP will test the Pyrotronic CP-400 fire alarm control panel (FACP), and interfaces with the radio fire alarm reporting box, alarm/supervisory initiating devices, and alarm indicating appliances. This document is to certify the installation and testing of the fire alarm control panel and all attached devices to insure the Hanford Fire Dept. receives the proper signals. This fire alarm control panel is located in Bldg. 242T in the 200 W Area of Hanford.
Date: November 17, 1994
Creator: Ferry, M. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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