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Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation  

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13, 2013 BBNP Preliminary Process & Market Study ? LBNL Project Manager: Ed Vine DOE Project Manager: Jeff Dowd Project Team: Research Into Action, Inc., NMR Group,...

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Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation  

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- February 13, 2013 - February 13, 2013 BBNP Preliminary Process & Market Study ? LBNL Project Manager: Ed Vine DOE Project Manager: Jeff Dowd Project Team: Research Into Action, Inc., NMR Group, Evergreen Economic Consulting, and Nexant, Inc. Page 2 - February 13, 2013 BBNP Preliminary Process & Market Study ? Who we are We are a team of evaluators... independent of the BBNP program with whom DOE has contracted to assess the performance of BBNP and identify lessons learned We are: Research Into Action, NMR Group, Nexant, and Evergreen Economics Page 3 - February 13, 2013 BBNP Preliminary Process & Market Study ? What we are doing, what we hope to learn We are assessing the national BBNP program, not individual grantees or their programs

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February 13, 2013 Webinar: Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation … Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Webcast  

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Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation - Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Webcast Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation - Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Webcast February 13, 2013 Ed Vine: Hello everyone and good afternoon. My name is Ed Vine and I am a staff scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, otherwise known as LBNL, and I'm the LBNL project manager for the evaluation of the Better Buildings Neighborhood Program. You may hear the term BBNP-it's a short- handed version for that. So thank you for joining us and welcome to today's webinar on the preliminary process and market evaluation of the BBNP. This evaluation addresses the national program with a goal of identifying what elements of grantee programs are most successful at bringing about market changes that will result in sustainable energy savings. The study provides a preliminary assessment focused on

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Preliminary hazards analysis -- vitrification process  

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This paper presents a Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA) for mixed waste vitrification by joule heating. The purpose of performing a PHA is to establish an initial hazard categorization for a DOE nuclear facility and to identify those processes and structures which may have an impact on or be important to safety. The PHA is typically performed during and provides input to project conceptual design. The PHA is then followed by a Preliminary Safety Analysis Report (PSAR) performed during Title 1 and 2 design. The PSAR then leads to performance of the Final Safety Analysis Report performed during the facility`s construction and testing. It should be completed before routine operation of the facility commences. This PHA addresses the first four chapters of the safety analysis process, in accordance with the requirements of DOE Safety Guidelines in SG 830.110. The hazards associated with vitrification processes are evaluated using standard safety analysis methods which include: identification of credible potential hazardous energy sources; identification of preventative features of the facility or system; identification of mitigative features; and analyses of credible hazards. Maximal facility inventories of radioactive and hazardous materials are postulated to evaluate worst case accident consequences. These inventories were based on DOE-STD-1027-92 guidance and the surrogate waste streams defined by Mayberry, et al. Radiological assessments indicate that a facility, depending on the radioactive material inventory, may be an exempt, Category 3, or Category 2 facility. The calculated impacts would result in no significant impact to offsite personnel or the environment. Hazardous materials assessment indicates that a Mixed Waste Vitrification facility will be a Low Hazard facility having minimal impacts to offsite personnel and the environment.

Coordes, D.; Ruggieri, M.; Russell, J.; TenBrook, W.; Yimbo, P. [Science Applications International Corp., Pleasanton, CA (United States)] [Science Applications International Corp., Pleasanton, CA (United States)

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Hazards Analysis Plasma Hearth Process  

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This Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA) for the Plasma Hearth Process (PHP) follows the requirements of United States Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.23 (DOE, 1992a), DOE Order 5480.21 (DOE, 1991d), DOE Order 5480.22 (DOE, 1992c), DOE Order 5481.1B (DOE, 1986), and the guidance provided in DOE Standards DOE-STD-1027-92 (DOE, 1992b). Consideration is given to ft proposed regulations published as 10 CFR 830 (DOE, 1993) and DOE Safety Guide SG 830.110 (DOE, 1992b). The purpose of performing a PRA is to establish an initial hazard categorization for a DOE nuclear facility and to identify those processes and structures which may have an impact on or be important to safety. The PHA is typically performed during and provides input to project conceptual design. The PRA then is followed by a Preliminary Safety Analysis Report (PSAR) performed during Title I and II design. This PSAR then leads to performance of the Final Safety Analysis Report performed during construction, testing, and acceptance and completed before routine operation. Radiological assessments indicate that a PHP facility, depending on the radioactive material inventory, may be an exempt, Category 3, or Category 2 facility. The calculated impacts would result in no significant impact to offsite personnel or the environment. Hazardous material assessments indicate that a PHP facility will be a Low Hazard facility having no significant impacts either onsite or offsite to personnel and the environment.

Aycock, M.; Coordes, D.; Russell, J.; TenBrook, W.; Yimbo, P. [Science Applications International Corp., Pleasanton, CA (United States)] [Science Applications International Corp., Pleasanton, CA (United States)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bates solar industrial process-steam application: preliminary design review  

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The design is analyzed for a parabolic trough solar process heat system for a cardboard corrugation fabrication facility in Texas. The program is briefly reviewed, including an analysis of the plant and process. The performance modeling for the system is discussed, and the solar system structural design, collector subsystem, heat transport and distribution subsystem are analyzed. The selection of the heat transfer fluid, and ullage and fluid maintenance are discussed, and the master control system and data acquisition system are described. Testing of environmental degradation of materials is briefly discussed. A brief preliminary cost analysis is included. (LEW)

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1980-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

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PRFR PILOT LEACHING PLANT-PRELIMINARY PROCESS DESIGN  

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The preliminary process design of a PRFR pilot leaching plant, the proposed location of which is in Cell B of Building 3026 at ORNL, is considered. Chemical, physical, and nuclear parameters are investigated to assure safe leaching operations. Nitric acid solvents are used for leaching the uranium and/ or thorium from the sheared spent fuel elements, and the dissolved fuel is sent through a shielded pipeline to the extraction plant for further processing. Recommended materials of construction are 304L stainless steel and 3O9SCb stainless steel, and maintenance is by direct procedures. (auth)

McLain, H.A.

1959-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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February 13, 2013 Webinar: Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation...  

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conduct survey evaluations of participating contractors, nonparticipating contractors and suppliers and distributors of energy efficiency equipment. We found preliminary evidence...

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Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary...  

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Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex May 2011 May 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and...

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Experience base for Radioactive Waste Thermal Processing Systems: A preliminary survey  

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In the process of considering thermal technologies for potential treatment of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory mixed transuranic contaminated wastes, a preliminary survey of the experience base available from Radioactive Waste Thermal Processing Systems is reported. A list of known commercial radioactive waste facilities in the United States and some international thermal treatment facilities are provided. Survey focus is upon the US Department of Energy thermal treatment facilities. A brief facility description and a preliminary summary of facility status, and problems experienced is provided for a selected subset of the DOE facilities.

Mayberry, J.; Geimer, R.; Gillins, R.; Steverson, E.M.; Dalton, D. (Science Applications International Corp., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)); Anderson, G.L. (EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States))

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary evaluation of alternative waste form solidification processes. Volume I. Identification of the processes.  

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This document contains preconceptual design data on 11 processes for the solidification and isolation of nuclear high-level liquid wastes (HLLW). The processes are: in-can glass melting (ICGM) process, joule-heated glass melting (JHGM) process, glass-ceramic (GC) process, marbles-in-lead (MIL) matrix process, supercalcine pellets-in-metal (SCPIM) matrix process, pyrolytic-carbon coated pellets-in-metal (PCCPIM) matrix process, supercalcine hot-isostatic-pressing (SCHIP) process, SYNROC hot-isostatic-pressing (SYNROC HIP) process, titanate process, concrete process, and cermet process. For the purposes of this study, it was assumed that each of the solidification processes is capable of handling similar amounts of HLLW generated in a production-sized fuel reprocessing plant. It was also assumed that each of the processes would be enclosed in a shielded canyon or cells within a waste facility located at the fuel reprocessing plant. Finally, it was assumed that all of the processes would be subject to the same set of regulations, codes and standards. Each of the solidification processes converts waste into forms that may be acceptable for geological disposal. Each process begins with the receipt of HLLW from the fuel reprocessing plant. In this study, it was assumed that the original composition of the HLLW would be the same for each process. The process ends when the different waste forms are enclosed in canisters or containers that are acceptable for interim storage. Overviews of each of the 11 processes and the bases used for their identification are presented in the first part of this report. Each process, including its equipment and its requirements, is covered in more detail in Appendices A through K. Pertinent information on the current state of the art and the research and development required for the implementation of each process are also noted in the appendices.

Treat, R.L.; Nesbitt, J.F.; Blair, H.T.; Carter, J.G.; Gorton, P.S.; Partain, W.L.; Timmerman, C.L.

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary evaluation of alternative waste form solidification processes. Volume II. Evaluation of the processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Volume II presents engineering feasibility evaluations of the eleven processes for solidification of nuclear high-level liquid wastes (HHLW) described in Volume I of this report. Each evaluation was based in a systematic assessment of the process in respect to six principal evaluation criteria: complexity of process; state of development; safety; process requirements; development work required; and facility requirements. The principal criteria were further subdivided into a total of 22 subcriteria, each of which was assigned a weight. Each process was then assigned a figure of merit, on a scale of 1 to 10, for each of the subcriteria. A total rating was obtained for each process by summing the products of the subcriteria ratings and the subcriteria weights. The evaluations were based on the process descriptions presented in Volume I of this report, supplemented by information obtained from the literature, including publications by the originators of the various processes. Waste form properties were, in general, not evaluated. This document describes the approach which was taken, the developent and application of the rating criteria and subcriteria, and the evaluation results. A series of appendices set forth summary descriptions of the processes and the ratings, together with the complete numerical ratings assigned; two appendices present further technical details on the rating process.

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1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Results of Voloxidation Processing of Kilogram Quantities of Used Nuclear Fuel  

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Advanced nuclear fuel processing methodologies are being studied as part of the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) program at ORNL. To support this initiative, processes and equipment were deployed at ORNL to perform all steps in the recycle process on actual used nuclear fuels, ranging from used fuel receipt to production of products and waste forms at the kilogram-scale (with capacity to process 20 kg of used fuel per year in up to four campaigns). In the first campaign, approximately 4 kg of used fuel was processed. As previously reported, the head-end processing was completed using saw-segmented Dresden fuel in lab-scale equipment in multiple batches. The second processing campaign used a new single pin shear and a new bench-scale voloxidizer to perform the dry head-end treatment prior to fuel dissolution. Approximately ~5 kg of used fuel (heavy metal basis) was processed in the second campaign. Two different fuels were oxidized in three separate batches to provide a range of processing conditions. The material used for each batch and general processing conditions are summarized in Table 1. Progress of the oxidation reaction was monitored continuously by two primary measurements; the concentration of oxygen in the effluent stream which was depressed as the oxygen was consumed, and the concentration of krypton-85 in the effluent stream as measured by a gamma counter on the off-gas pipeline. Table 1. Voloxidation test conditions for second campaign. Batch Fuel Source Burnup (GWd/MT)Batch size (kg*)/(kg**)Segment Length (in) Oxidation GasOperation Temperature ( C) 1Surry-2361.223/1.7041.0Air500 2North Anna63 702.071/2.8850.88Air600 3North Anna63 702.012/2.8030.88Oxygen600 * Heavy metal basis. ** Total fuel (oxide + cladding) basis. Fission product gases evolved from the fuel during the oxidation process were trapped for subsequent chemical and radiochemical analysis. The series of traps included a bed of molecular sieves to recover tritium (as HTO), silver-substituted zeolite to capture iodine (e.g. as AgI), a caustic scrubber to collect carbon dioxide (including 14CO2), a hydrogen-substituted mordenite to capture krypton (e.g. 85Kr) by cryogenic temperature swing adsorption, and a silver-substituted mordenite to capture xenon by cryogenic temperature swing absorption. The quantities of these volatile gases collected were compared to ORIGEN calculations to estimate the effectiveness of the voloxidation process to separate the volatiles from the used fuel. This paper will describe the voloxidation system and present preliminary results from the second processing campaign.

Spencer, Barry B [ORNL; DelCul, Guillermo D [ORNL; Jubin, Robert Thomas [ORNL; Owens, R Steven [ORNL; Ramey, Dan W [ORNL; Collins, Emory D [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Illinois biomass resources: annual crops and residues; canning and food-processing wastes. Preliminary assessment  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Illinois, a major agricultural and food-processing state, produces vast amounts of renewable plant material having potential for energy production. This biomass, in the form of annual crops, crop residues, and food-processing wastes, can be converted to alternative fuels (such as ethanol) and industrial chemicals (such as furfural, ethylene, and xylene). The present study provides a preliminary assessment of these Illinois biomass resources, including (a) an appraisal of the effects of their use on both agriculture and industry; (b) an analysis of biomass conversion systems; and (c) an environmental and economic evaluation of products that could be generated from biomass. It is estimated that, of the 39 x 10/sup 6/ tons of residues generated in 1978 in Illinois from seven main crops, about 85% was collectible. The thermal energy equivalent of this material is 658 x 10/sup 6/ Btu, or 0.66 quad. And by fermenting 10% of the corn grain grown in Illinois, some 323 million gallons of ethanol could have been produced in 1978. Another 3 million gallons of ethanol could have been produced in the same year from wastes generated by the state's food-processing establishments. Clearly, Illinois can strengthen its economy substantially by the development of industries that produce biomass-derived fuels and chemicals. In addition, a thorough evaluation should be made of the potential for using the state's less-exploitable land for the growing of additional biomass.

Antonopoulos, A A

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary design and analysis of a process for the extraction of lithium from seawater  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The U.S. demand for lithium by the industrial sector and by a fusion power economy in the future is discussed. For a one million MW(e) CTR (D-T fuel cycle) economy, growing into the beginning of the next century (the years 2000 to 2030), the cumulative demand for lithium is estimated to range from (0.55 to 4.7) x 10/sup 7/ to 1.0 x 10/sup 9/ kg. Present estimates of the available U.S. supply are 6.9 x 10/sup 8/ kg of lithium from mineral resources and 4.0 x 10/sup 9/ kg of lithium from concentrated natural brines. There is, however, a vast supply of lithium in seawater: 2.5 x 10/sup 14/ kg. A preliminary process design for the extraction of lithium from seawater is presented: seawater is first evaporated by solar energy to increase the concentration of lithium and to decrease the concentration of other cations in the bittern which then passes into a Dowex-50 ion exchange bed for cation adsorption. Lithium ions are then eluted with dilute hydrochloric acid forming an aqueous lithium chloride which is subsequently concentrated and electrolyzed. The energy requirement for lithium extraction varies between 0.08 and 2.46 kWh(e)/gm for a range of production rates varying between 10/sup 4/ and 10/sup 8/ kg/y; this is small compared to the energy produced from the use of lithium in a CTR having a value of 3400 kWh(e)/g Li. Production cost of the process is estimated to be in the range of 2.2 to 3.2 cents/g Li. As a basis for the process design, it is recommended that a phase equilibria study of the solid--liquid crystallization processes of seawater be conducted. Uncertainties exist in the operation of large solar ponds for concentrating large quantities of seawater. A search for a highly selective adsorbent or extractant for Li from low concentration aqueous solutions should be made. Other physical separation processes such as using membranes should be investigated. 9 tables. (DLC)

Steinberg, M.; Dang, V.D.

1975-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex, May 2013  

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Appraisal of the Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex May 2011 May 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U. S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose ................................................................................................................................................. 1 2.0 Background........................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Scope..................................................................................................................................................... 2

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Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex, May 2013  

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Appraisal of the Appraisal of the Uranium Processing Facility Safety Basis Preliminary Safety Design Report Process at the Y-12 National Security Complex May 2011 May 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U. S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose ................................................................................................................................................. 1 2.0 Background........................................................................................................................................... 1 3.0 Scope..................................................................................................................................................... 2

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Preliminary Safety Design RM  

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The Preliminary Safety Design (PSD) Review Module (RM) is a tool that assists DOE federal project review teams in evaluating the adequacy of the Preliminary Safety Design work, processes and...

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Preliminary evaluation of a concept using microwave energy to improve an adsorption-based, natural gas clean-up process  

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This report describes the results of a preliminary evaluation performed to: (1) determine if microwave energy could be used to regenerate a zeolite adsorbent and (2) to evaluate the feasibility of using microwave energy to improve the desorption phase of a pressure swing adsorption process applied to upgrading natural gas (methane) contaminated with nitrogen. Microwave regeneration was evaluated by comparing the adsorption characteristics of a zeolite preconditioned by heating under vacuum to the characteristics of the same zeolite after various lengths of exposure to microwave energy. The applicability of microwave regeneration to natural gas cleanup was evaluated by measuring the rise in adsorbent temperature resulting from the microwave exposure. Microwave energy consumed by heating the adsorbent is not productive and must therefore be minimal for a process to be economically viable. Exposure of the methane-saturated chabazite for 2 minutes to microwave energy effectively regenerated the adsorbent, but resulted in a 75{degrees}F (42{degrees}C) rise in adsorbent temperature. This temperature rise indicates that the concept is unacceptable for natural gas processing due to excessive energy consumption.

Grimes, R.W.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary engineering and cost analysis of Purdue/Tsao cellulose hydrolysis (solvent) process  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Using information published on the Purdue/Tsao Acid Solution Process for the Hydrolysis of Ligno-Cellulosic materials--specifically corn stovers--an engineering and cost analysis was performed for a battery limits facility to produce sufficient glucose syrup for 25 million gallons per year of ethanol. A capital investment estimate of 59 million dollars was derived. This estimate was based on vendor quoted equipment prices and a detailed consideration of all aspects of constructing the facility. The product transfer cost of the fermentable sugars--pentoses and hexoses--was estimated at 4.5 cents/pound. The major factor impacting the commercial feasibility of such a facility is the price assigned to the delivered corn stover. Although considerable development work on the process is required before it will be ready for commercialization, no technical problem was uncovered to preclude this commercialization.

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1978-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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East Mesa Magmamax Power Process Geothermal Generating Plant, A Preliminary Analysis  

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During recent months, Magma Power Company has been involved in the shakedown and startup of their 10 MW binary cycle power plant at East Mesa in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. This pilot plant has been designed specifically as an R & D facility, with its primary goal to explore the necessary technology improvements required to make the binary cycle an efficient, cost effective and reliable conversion process. Magma Power's exploration activities, carried out in other parts of the Western United States after the initial discovery and development at The Geyser's, gave evidence that The Geyser's type of steam reservoir was unique and that the majority of geothermal resources would be of the hydrothermal, or pressurized hot water type. Initial flow tests throughout different locations where this type of resource was discovered indicated that well bore scaling occurred at the flash point in the wells. Initial evaluations indicated that if the well fluid could be maintained under pressure as it traversed the well bore, the potential for scaling would be mitigated. Tests carried out in the late 60's at Magma's Brady Hot Springs development in Nevada indicated that scaling was mitigated with the installation of a pump in the geothermal well. Subsequently, designs were developed of a binary process, utilizing heat exchangers for power generation. Magma was able to acquire process patents associated with this and had a patent issued (Magmamax Power Process). This incorporates the concept of pumping a geothermal well and transferring the heat in the geothermal fluid to a secondary power fluid in heat exchangers. Magma's desire to demonstrate this technology was one of the prime motivations associated with the installation of the East Mesa plant.

Hinrichs, T.C.; Dambly, B.W.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical and physical processes in Tank 241-SY-101: A preliminary report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Since 1942, chemical and radioactive waste have been stored in underground tanks at the Hanford Site. In March 1981 one of the double shell tanks, 241-SY-101 (called 101-SY), began venting large quantities of gas, primarily hydrogen and nitrous oxide. Because of the potential for explosion Westinghouse Hanford Company and the US Department of Energy realized the need for knowledge about the processes occurring in this tank that lead to generation of the gases. In June 1990, the Pacific Northwest Laboratory began assembling a Tank Waste Science Panel to develop a better understanding of the processes occurring the Tank 101-SY. This knowledge is necessary to provide a technically defensible basis for the safety analyses, which will allow the tank contents to be sampled, as well as for the future remediation of the tank and its contents. The Panel concluded that the data available on Tank 101-SY are insufficient to allow the critical chemical and physical processes giving rise to gas formation and release to be unambiguously identified. To provide the needed information the Panel recommends that Tank 101-SY by physically and chemically characterized as fully as possible and as expeditiously as safety considerations allow, and laboratory studies and modeling efforts be undertaken the chemical and physical processes involved in gas generation and release. Finally, the Panel recommends that no remediation steps be taken until there is a better understanding of the chemical and physical phenomena occurring in Tank 101-SY. Premature remediation steps may only serve to compound the problem. Furthermore, such steps may change the chemical and physical characteristics of the tank and prevent a true understanding of the phenomena involved. As a consequence, similar problems in other tanks on the site may not be adequately addressed. 17 refs., 3 figs., 1 tab.

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1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geochemical studies of reservoir processes in the NCPA field of The Geysers, a preliminary report  

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Methods of tracing reservoir processes will be discussed and applied to the NCPA Geysers steam field. The gas and isotope chemistry of produced steam is far from uniform even in a restricted volume of the reservoir. The composition is affected by many factors. Differences in permeability, local existence of gas pockets or perched liquid and the pattern of fracture connection can cause neighboring wells to produce steam of different compositions. This study attempts to separate local effects from general influences by viewing the data across the field and over a period of time. The fits of the trend lines to the data are far from perfect but present a reasonably consistent picture.

Truesdell, Alfred; Enedy, Steve; Smith, Bill

1993-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary operational results of the low-temperature solar industrial process heat field tests  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Six solar industrial process heat field tests have been in operation for a year or more - three are hot water systems and three are hot air systems. All are low-temperature projects (process heat at temperatures below 212/sup 0/F). Performance results gathered by each contractor's data acquisition system are presented and project costs and problems encountered are summarized. Flat-plate, evacuated-tube, and line-focus collectors are all represented in the program, with collector array areas ranging from 2500 to 21,000 ft/sup 2/. Collector array efficiencies ranged from 12% to 36% with net system efficiencies from 8% to 33%. Low efficiencies are attributable in some cases to high thermal losses and, for the two projects using air collectors, are due in part to high parasitic power consumption. Problems have included industrial effluents on collectors, glazing and absorber surface failures, excessive thermal losses, freezing and overheating, control problems, and data acquisition system failure. With design and data acquisition costs excluded costs of the projects ranged from $25/ft/sup 2/ to $87/ft/sup 2/ and $499/(MBtu/yr) to $1537/(MBtu/yr).

Kutscher, C.F.; Davenport, R.L.

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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West Village Community: Quality Management Processes and Preliminary Heat Pump Water Heater Performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

West Village, a multi-use project underway at the University of California Davis, represents a ground-breaking sustainable community incorporating energy efficiency measures and on-site renewable generation to achieve community-level Zero Net Energy (ZNE) goals. The project when complete will provide housing for students, faculty, and staff with a vision to minimize the community's impact on energy use by reducing building energy use, providing on-site generation, and encouraging alternative forms of transportation. This focus of this research is on the 192 student apartments that were completed in 2011 under Phase I of the West Village multi-year project. The numerous aggressive energy efficiency measures implemented result in estimated source energy savings of 37% over the B10 Benchmark. There are two primary objectives of this research. The first is to evaluate performance and efficiency of the central heat pump water heaters as a strategy to provide efficient electric water heating for net-zero all-electric buildings and where natural gas is not available on site. In addition, effectiveness of the quality assurance and quality control processes implemented to ensure proper system commissioning and to meet program participation requirements is evaluated. Recommendations for improvements that could improve successful implementation for large-scale, high performance communities are identified.

Dakin, B.; Backman, C.; Hoeschele, M.; German, A.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two stage fluid bed-plasma gasification process for solid waste valorisation: Technical review and preliminary thermodynamic modelling of sulphur emissions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We investigate sulphur during MSW gasification within a fluid bed-plasma process. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We review the literature on the feed, sulphur and process principles therein. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The need for research in this area was identified. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We perform thermodynamic modelling of the fluid bed stage. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Initial findings indicate the prominence of solid phase sulphur. - Abstract: Gasification of solid waste for energy has significant potential given an abundant feed supply and strong policy drivers. Nonetheless, significant ambiguities in the knowledge base are apparent. Consequently this study investigates sulphur mechanisms within a novel two stage fluid bed-plasma gasification process. This paper includes a detailed review of gasification and plasma fundamentals in relation to the specific process, along with insight on MSW based feedstock properties and sulphur pollutant therein. As a first step to understanding sulphur partitioning and speciation within the process, thermodynamic modelling of the fluid bed stage has been performed. Preliminary findings, supported by plant experience, indicate the prominence of solid phase sulphur species (as opposed to H{sub 2}S) - Na and K based species in particular. Work is underway to further investigate and validate this.

Morrin, Shane, E-mail: shane.morrin@ucl.ac.uk [Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, London, WC1E 7JE (United Kingdom); Advanced Plasma Power, South Marston Business park, Swindon, SN3 4DE (United Kingdom); Lettieri, Paola, E-mail: p.lettieri@ucl.ac.uk [Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, London, WC1E 7JE (United Kingdom); Chapman, Chris, E-mail: chris.chapman@app-uk.com [Advanced Plasma Power, South Marston Business park, Swindon, SN3 4DE (United Kingdom); Mazzei, Luca, E-mail: l.mazzei@ucl.ac.uk [Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, London, WC1E 7JE (United Kingdom)

2012-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The use of artificial neural network to predict exergetic performance of spray drying process: A preliminary study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A feedforward artificial neural network (ANN) was applied to predict the exergetic performance of a microencapsulation process via spray drying. The exergetic data was obtained from drying experiments conducted at different inlet drying air temperatures, ... Keywords: Artificial neural network (ANN), Exergetic performance, Multilayer perceptron (MLP), Spray drying process

Mortaza Aghbashlo; Hossien Mobli; Shahin Rafiee; Ashkan Madadlou

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal liquefaction process streams characterization and evaluation: The preliminary evaluation of the kinetics of coal liquefaction distillation resid conversion  

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This study evaluated the use of a novel laboratory-scale batch reactor, designed by the University of Delaware, to study the kinetics of coal liquefaction resid reactivity. The short time batch reactor (STBR) is capable of conducting reactions at temperatures up to 450{degrees}C and pressures up to 2500 psi at well-defined reaction times from a few seconds to 30 min or longer. Sixty experiments were conducted with the STBR in this project. The products of the resid/tetralin/hydrogen reaction were separated by solubility, and several analytical procedures were used to evaluate the reaction products, including thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS). Changes were monitored in the boiling ranges of the products, as a function of process conditions (time, temperature, and tetralin donor solvent-to-resid ratio), with and without catalysts. Two distillation resid samples were studied; Sample 1 is the resid of the second stage product stream from Wilsonville Run 259 which used Pittsburgh seam coal (Ireland mine) bituminous coal, and Sample 2 is the resid of the same streak from Wilsonville Run 260 which used Wyodak and Anderson (Black Thunder Mine) subbituminous coal. It was determined that the resid reactivity was different for the two samples studied. The results demonstrate that further development of this experimental method is warranted to empirically assess resid reactivity and to provide data for use in the construction of an empirical model of coal conversion in the direct liquefaction process.

Klein, M.T.; Calkins, W.H.; Huang, He [Delaware Univ., Newark, DE (United States). Center for Catalytic Science and Technology

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Safety Design RM  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Safety Design Review Module Preliminary Safety Design Review Module March 2010 CD-0 O 0 OFFICE OF Pr C CD-1 F ENVIRO Standard R reliminar Rev Critical Decis CD-2 M ONMENTAL Review Plan ry Safety view Module sion (CD) Ap CD March 2010 L MANAGE n (SRP) y Design e pplicability D-3 EMENT CD-4 Post Ope eration Standard Review Plan, 2 nd Edition, March 2010 i FOREWORD The Standard Review Plan (SRP) 1 provides a consistent, predictable corporate review framework to ensure that issues and risks that could challenge the success of Office of Environmental Management (EM) projects are identified early and addressed proactively. The internal EM project review process encompasses key milestones established by DOE O 413.3A, Change 1, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets, DOE-STD-1189-2008,

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MODELING THE IMPACT OF ELEVATED MERCURY IN DEFENSE WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY MELTER FEED ON THE MELTER OFF-GAS SYSTEM - PRELIMINARY REPORT  

SciTech Connect

The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) is currently evaluating an alternative Chemical Process Cell (CPC) flowsheet to increase throughput. It includes removal of the steam-stripping step, which would significantly reduce the CPC processing time and lessen the sampling needs. However, its downside would be to send 100% of the mercury that come in with the sludge straight to the melter. For example, the new mercury content in the Sludge Batch 5 (SB5) melter feed is projected to be 25 times higher than that in the SB4 with nominal steam stripping of mercury. This task was initiated to study the impact of the worst-case scenario of zero-mercury-removal in the CPC on the DWPF melter off-gas system. It is stressed that this study is intended to be scoping in nature, so the results presented in this report are preliminary. In order to study the impact of elevated mercury levels in the feed, it is necessary to be able to predict how mercury would speciate in the melter exhaust under varying melter operating conditions. A homogeneous gas-phase oxidation model of mercury by chloride was developed to do just that. The model contains two critical parameters pertaining to the partitioning of chloride among HCl, Cl, Cl{sub 2}, and chloride salts in the melter vapor space. The values for these parameters were determined at two different melter vapor space temperatures by matching the calculated molar ratio of HgCl (or Hg{sub 2}Cl{sub 2}) to HgCl{sub 2} with those measured during the Experimental-Scale Ceramic Melter (ESCM) tests run at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The calibrated model was then applied to the SB5 simulant used in the earlier flowsheet study with an assumed mercury stripping efficiency of zero; the molar ratio of Cl-to-Hg in the resulting melter feed was only 0.4, compared to 12 for the ESCM feeds. The results of the model run at the indicated melter vapor space temperature of 650 C (TI4085D) showed that due to excessive shortage of chloride, only 6% of the mercury fed is expected to get oxidized, mostly as HgCl, while the remaining mercury would exist either as elemental mercury vapor (90%) or HgO (4%). Noting that the measured chloride level in the SB5 qualification sample was an order of magnitude lower than that used in the SB5 simulant, the degree of chloride shortage will be even greater. As a result, the projected level of HgCl in the actual SB5 melter exhaust will be even lower than 6% of the total mercury fed, while that of elemental mercury is likely to be greater than 90%. The homogeneous oxidation of mercury in the off-gas was deemed to be of primary importance based on the postulation that mercury and other volatile salts form submicron sized aerosols upon condensation and thus remain largely in the gas stream downstream of the quencher where they can deposit in the off-gas lines, Steam-Atomized Scrubbers (SAS), and High-Efficiency Mist Eliminator (HEME). Formation of these submicron semi-volatile salts in the condensate liquid is considered to be unlikely, so the liquid phase reactions were considered to be less important. However, subsequent oxidation of mercury in the liquid phase in the off-gas system was examined in a simplified model of the off-gas condensate. It was found that the condensate chemistry was consistent with further oxidation of elemental mercury to Hg{sub 2}Cl{sub 2} and conversion of HgO to chlorides. The results were consistent with the available experimental data. It should also be noted that the model predictions presented in this report do not include any physically entrained solids, which typically account for much of the off-gas carryover on a mass basis. The high elemental mercury vapor content predicted at the DWPF Quencher inlet means that physically entrained solids could provide the necessary surface onto which elemental mercury vapor could condense, thereby coating the solids as well as the internal surfaces of the off-gas system with mercury. Clearly, there are many process benefits to be gained by removing the steam-stripping step from the CPC c

Zamecnik, J.; Choi, A.

2009-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

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MODELING THE IMPACT OF ELEVATED MERCURY IN DEFENSE WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY MELTER FEED ON THE MELTER OFF-GAS SYSTEM-PRELIMINARY REPORT  

SciTech Connect

The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) is currently evaluating an alternative Chemical Process Cell (CPC) flowsheet to increase throughput. It includes removal of the steam-stripping step, which would significantly reduce the CPC processing time and lessen the sampling needs. However, its downside would be to send 100% of the mercury that comes in with the sludge straight to the melter. For example, the new mercury content in the Sludge Batch 5 (SB5) melter feed is projected to be 25 times higher than that in the SB4 with nominal steam stripping of mercury. This task was initiated to study the impact of the worst-case scenario of zero-mercury-removal in the CPC on the DWPF melter offgas system. It is stressed that this study is intended to be scoping in nature, so the results presented in this report are preliminary. In order to study the impact of elevated mercury levels in the feed, it is necessary to be able to predict how mercury would speciate in the melter exhaust under varying melter operating conditions. A homogeneous gas-phase oxidation model of mercury by chloride was developed to do just that. The model contains two critical parameters pertaining to the partitioning of chloride among HCl, Cl, Cl{sub 2}, and chloride salts in the melter vapor space. The values for these parameters were determined at two different melter vapor space temperatures by matching the calculated molar ratio of HgCl (or Hg{sub 2}Cl{sub 2}) to HgCl{sub 2} with those measured during the Experimental-Scale Ceramic Melter (ESCM) tests run at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The calibrated model was then applied to the SB5 simulant used in the earlier flowsheet study with an assumed mercury stripping efficiency of zero; the molar ratio of Cl-to-Hg in the resulting melter feed was only 0.4, compared to 12 for the ESCM feeds. The results of the model run at the indicated melter vapor space temperature of 650 C (TI4085D) showed that due to excessive shortage of chloride, only 6% of the mercury fed is expected to get oxidized, mostly as HgCl, while the remaining mercury would exist either as elemental mercury vapor (90%) or HgO (4%). Noting that the measured chloride level in the SB5 qualification sample was an order of magnitude lower than that used in the SB5 simulant, the degree of chloride shortage will be even greater. As a result, the projected level of HgCl in the actual SB5 melter exhaust will be even lower than 6% of the total mercury fed, while that of elemental mercury is likely to be greater than 90%. The homogeneous oxidation of mercury in the off-gas was deemed to be of primary importance based on the postulation that mercury and other volatile salts form submicron sized aerosols upon condensation and thus remain largely in the gas stream downstream of the quencher where they can deposit in the off-gas lines, Steam-Atomized Scrubbers (SAS), and High-Efficiency Mist Eliminator (HEME). Formation of these submicron semi-volatile salts in the condensate liquid is considered to be unlikely, so the liquid phase reactions were considered to be less important. However, subsequent oxidation of mercury in the liquid phase in the off-gas system was examined in a simplified model of the off-gas condensate. It was found that the condensate chemistry was consistent with further oxidation of elemental mercury to Hg{sub 2}Cl{sub 2} and conversion of HgO to chlorides. The results were consistent with the available experimental data. It should also be noted that the model predictions presented in this report do not include any physically entrained solids, which typically account for much of the off-gas carryover on a mass basis. The high elemental mercury vapor content predicted at the DWPF Quencher inlet means that physically entrained solids could provide the necessary surface onto which elemental mercury vapor could condense, thereby coating the solids as well as the internal surfaces of the off-gas system with mercury. Clearly, there are many process benefits to be gained by removing the steam-stripping step from the CPC c

Zamecnik, J.; Choi, A.

2010-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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preliminary - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 15, 2006 ... Today's Production, Processing and Research Challenges. More Than 120 ...... from the US dependence on foreign oil, which is a national security issue, but also a ..... of controlled functional constructs, structures, tissues, and systems, ...... sources, air quality and vegetation areas distributed strategically in.

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Studies and research concerning BNFP. Spent fuel disassembly and canning program at Barnwell Nuclear Fuel Plant (BNFP) preliminary process assessment studies  

SciTech Connect

Studies being performed to assess nuclear fuel disassembly and encapsulation to enhance spent fuel storage have not revealed any conditions which unfavorably impact the feasibility of the concept. The studies are aimed at evaluating various issues warranting resolution preliminary to licensing a facility for this spent fuel management concept. The areas assessed are potential accidents and their results; maximum temperature level of canned fuel rods; radiation exposure to personnel during operation and fuel storage; criticality risks during storage and as a result of abnormal incidents; physical security requirements and material accountability measures; the impact of safeguards on economics; and a license schedule projection.

Tepp, H.G.

1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heavy oil recovery process: Conceptual engineering of a downhole methanator and preliminary estimate of facilities cost for application to North Slope Alaska  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The West Sak (Upper Cretaceous) sands, overlaying the Kuparuk field, would rank among the largest known oil fields in the US, but technical difficulties have so far prevented its commercial exploitation. Steam injection is the most successful and the most commonly-used method of heavy oil recovery, but its application to the West Sak presents major problems. Such difficulties may be overcome by using a novel approach, in which steam is generated downhole in a catalytic Methanator, from Syngas made at the surface from endothermic reactions (Table 1). The Methanator effluent, containing steam and soluble gases resulting from exothermic reactions (Table 1), is cyclically injected into the reservoir by means of a horizontal drainhole while hot produced fluids flow form a second drainhole into a central production tubing. The downhole reactor feed and BFW flow downward to two concentric tubings. The large-diameter casing required to house the downhole reactor assembly is filled above it with Arctic Pack mud, or crude oil, to further reduce heat leaks. A quantitative analysis of this production scheme for the West Sak required a preliminary engineering of the downhole and surface facilities and a tentative forecast of well production rates. The results, based on published information on the West Sak, have been used to estimate the cost of these facilities, per daily barrel of oil produced. A preliminary economic analysis and conclusions are presented together with an outline of future work. Economic and regulatory conditions which would make this approach viable are discussed. 28 figs.

Gondouin, M.

1991-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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" Million Housing Units, Preliminary"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

the 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey." " Energy Information Administration 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey: Preliminary Housing Characteristics Tables" "Table...

36

Wet Gasification of Ethanol Residue: A Preliminary Assessment  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A preliminary technoeconomic assessment has been made of several options for the application of catalytic hydrothermal gasification (wet gasification) to ethanol processing residues.

Brown, Michael D.; Elliott, Douglas C.

2008-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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High-intensity drying processes -- Impulse drying: Report 15 (final report). Production of linerboard on a pilot paper machine, subsequent commercial converting trials and preliminary economic assessment  

SciTech Connect

In September 1998, 33{number_sign} liner was produced on the {number_sign}4 pilot machine under both single-felted wet pressing and impulse drying conditions. In October 1998, the pilot produced liner and commercial liner were converted to combined board and corrugated boxes at a commercial box plant. In January 1999, linerboard, medium, and combined board and box testing were completed. The pilot trials demonstrated that 33{number_sign} liner could be impulse dried at a reel speed of 380 m/min. Press dryness was improved by as much as 4 points, while CD STFI and CD ring crush were improved by more than 10%. Improvements to the smoothness of heated side of sheet were also realized. Commercial box plant converting trials demonstrated that impulse dried linerboard can be used to increase ECT and box compression strength by as much as 10%. As anticipated, print quality was found to be superior. A preliminary economic analysis was performed in which an impulse dryer would increase press dryness by 4 points and would allow the basis weight to be reduced by 10%. The economic model showed that the 4 points in dryness would translate to a 17% tonnage increase. Applying the 10% basis weight reduction resulted in an increase in productivity, on an area basis, of 30%. The pulp cost savings was found to outweigh any additional electric power costs.

Orloff, D.I.

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transuranic decontamination of nitric acid solutions by the TRUEX solvent extraction process: preliminary development studies. [Octyl(phenyl)-N,N-diisobutylcarbamoylmethylphosphine oxide  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the work that has been performed to date at Argonne National Laboratory on the development of the TRUEX process, a solvent extraction process employing a bifunctional organophosphorous reagent in a PUREX process solvent (tributyl phosphate-normal paraffinic hydrocarbons). The purpose of this extraction process is to separate and concentrate transuranic (TRU) elements from nuclear waste. Assessments were made of the use of two TRUEX solvents: one incorporating the well-studied dihexyl-N,N-diethylcarbamoylmethylphosphonate (DHDECMP) and a second incorporating an extractant with superior properties for a 1M HNO/sub 3/ acid feed, octyl(phenyl)-N,N-diisobutylcarbamoylmethylphosphine oxide (O/sub phi/D(IB)CMPO). In this report, conceptual flowsheets for the removal of soluble TRUs from high-level nuclear wastes using these two TRUEX proces solvents are presented, and flowsheet features are discussed in detail. The conceptual flowsheet for TRU-element removal from a PUREX waste by the O/sub phi/D(IB)CMPO-TRUEX process solvent was tested in a bench-scale countercurrent experiment, and results of that experiment are presented and discussed. The conclusion of this study is that the TRUEX process is able to separate TRUs from high-level wastes so that the major portion of the solid waste (approx. 99%) can be classified as non-TRU. Areas where more experimentation is needed are listed at the end of the report. 45 references, 17 figures, 56 tables.

Vandegrift, G.F.; Leonard, R.A.; Steindler, M.J.; Horwitz, E.P.; Basile, L.J.; Diamond, H.; Kalina, D.G.; Kaplan, L.

1984-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Procession  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

UEE 2008 Ziermann, Martin 2004 Macht und Architektur: ZweiP ROCESSION Martin Stadler EDITORS W ILLEKE W ENDRICHFull Citation: Stadler, Martin, 2008, Procession. In Jacco

Stadler, Martin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

40

Processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...are processed to complex final shapes by investment casting. Iron-nickel-base superalloys are not customarily investment cast. Investment casting permits intricate internal cooling

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Remedial action plan and site design for stabilization of the inactive uranium processing site at Naturita, Colorado. Remedial action selection report, Attachment 2, Geology report: Preliminary final  

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The uranium processing site near Naturita, Colorado, is one of 24 inactive uranium mill sites designated to be cleaned up by the US Department of Energy (DOE) under the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (UMTRCA), Public Law 95-604. Part of the UMTRCA requires that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) concur with the DOE`s remedial action plan (RAP) and certify that the remedial action conducted at the site complies with the standards promulgated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Included in the RAP is this Remedial Action Selection Report (RAS), which serves two purposes. First, it describes the activities that are proposed by the DOE to accomplish remediation and long-term stabilization and control of the radioactive materials at the inactive uranium processing site near Naturita, Colorado. Second, this document and the rest of the RAP, upon concurrence and execution by the DOE, the state of Colorado, and the NRC, become Appendix B of the cooperative agreement between the DOE and the State of Colorado.

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1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some potential material supply constraints in solar systems for heating and cooling of buildings and process heat. (A preliminary screening to identify critical materials)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Nine Solar Heating and Cooling of Buildings (SHACOB) designs and three Agricultural and Industrial Process Heat (AIPH) designs have been studied to identify potential future material constraints to their large scale installation and use. The nine SHACOB and three AIPH systems were screened and found to be free of serious future material constraints. The screening was carried out for each individual system design assuming 500 million m/sup 2/ of collector area installed by the year 2000. Also, two mixed design scenarios, containing equal portions of each system design, were screened. To keep these scenarios in perspective, note that a billion m/sup 2/ containing a mixture of the nine SHACOB designs will yield an annual solar contribution of about 1.3 Quads or will displace about 4.2 Quads of fossil fuel used to generate electricity. For AIPH a billion square meters of the mixed designs will yield about 2.8 Quads/year. Three materials were identified that could possibly restrain the deployment of solar systems in the specific scenarios investigated. They are iron and steel, soda lime glass and polyvinyl fluoride. All three of these materials are bulk materials. No raw material supply constraints were found.

Watts, R.L.; Gurwell, W.E.; Nelson, T.A.; Smith, S.A.

1979-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary analysis of the state of the art of robotics and precision engineering and evaluation of potential for improved energy utilization in the pulp, paper, and related energy-consuming processes. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study was undertaken to conduct a preliminary analysis of the state of the art of two technologies, robotics and precision engineering, and to evaluate their potential for improved energy utilization in the pulp, paper, and related energy consuming processes. Activity in the robotics field is growing rapidly, most activity being related to the development of smart robots rather than to systems. There is a broad base of support, both in industry and the universities, for upgrading robot machine capabilities. A large part of that support is associated with visualization and tactile sensors which facilitate assembly, placement, inspection, and tracking. Progress in this area is relatively rapid and development times are short for specifically engineered applications. The critical path in the development of robotic systems lies in the generation of reliable sensor signals. Robotic systems require a broad spectrum of sensors from which hierarchical logic systems can draw decision making information. This requirement resulted in the establishment of a program at the National Bureau of Standards which is attempting to develop a spectrum of sensor capabilities. Such sensors are applicable to robotic system automatic process control in a variety of energy-intensive industries. Precision engineering is defined as the generation or manufacture of components wherein geometry, dimension, and surface finish are controlled to within several hundred Angstroms in single point turning operations. Investigation into the state of the art of precision engineering in the United States finds that this capability exists in several national laboratories and is intended to be used exclusively for the development of weapons. There is an attempt at the present time by Lawrence Livermore Laboratory to expand its capability into industry. Several corporations are now beginning to develop equipment to support the precision engineering field.

None

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

44

STEAM GENERATOR PRELIMINARY DESIGN  

SciTech Connect

A conceptual study on design of sodium-cooled reactor steam generators was conducted. Included is a detailed description of the preliminary design and analysis, based on the use of known materials and existing methods of fabrication. (See also APAE-41 Vols. I and III.) (J.R.D.)

1959-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

45

Preliminary Environmental Assessment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Walla Walla-Tucannon River Transmission Line Walla Walla-Tucannon River Transmission Line Rebuild Project Revision Sheet for the Environmental Assessment Finding of No Significant Impact Mitigation Action Plan DOE/EA-1731 Bonneville Power Administration May 2011 Walla Walla-Tucannon Transmission Line Rebuild Project 1 Revision Sheet for Final Environmental Assessment Revision Sheet for the Walla Walla-Tucannon River Transmission Line Rebuild Project Final Environmental Assessment DOE/EA-1731 Summary This revision sheet documents the changes to be incorporated into the Walla Walla-Tucannon River Transmission Line Rebuild Project Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA). With the addition of these changes, the Preliminary EA will not be reprinted and will serve as the Final

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Environmental Survey preliminary report  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the preliminary findings from the first phase of the Environmental Survey of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Sandia National Laboratories conducted August 17 through September 4, 1987. The objective of the Survey is to identify environmental problems and areas of environmental risk associated with Sandia National Laboratories-Albuquerque (SNLA). The Survey covers all environmental media and all areas of environmental regulation. It is being performed in accordance with the DOE Environmental Survey Manual. This phase of the Survey involves the review of existing site environmental data, observations of the operations carried on at SNLA, and interviews with site personnel. 85 refs., 49 figs., 48 tabs.

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1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRELIMINARY Run Shutdown BL Commissioning  

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PRELIMINARY Run Shutdown BL Commissioning Maintenance AP SPEAR Down Injector Startup University Holidays Spear Down SPEAR Startup MA Sep Oct 2011 2012 MA Mar Apr May Jun Jul...

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Attribution and Apportionment - Preliminary Estimation Procedures  

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Preliminary Estimation Procedures Preliminary Estimation Procedures FHWA completes several steps in the motor fuel analysis process prior to beginning the annual State-by-State analysis. These steps include an estimation of non-highway fuel uses, public fuel uses, and gasohol consumption. The estimation models are briefly described below. The models require data from several outside sources. One major dataset is the Census Bureau's Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (VIUS). This data set contains information on annual vehicle miles of travel, percent of off-road use, major use of the truck (agriculture, retail, etc.), engine type, and the State in which the truck is registered. VIUS does not, however, provide a fuel use breakdown between gasoline and gasohol, on-road versus off-road fuel economy, or a distribution of off-road travel by State. The VIUS is conducted every five years; the latest survey was in 1997.

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Preliminary Screening | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Screening Preliminary Screening Preliminary Screening October 16, 2013 - 5:12pm Addthis The first step in assessing renewable energy options is to conduct a preliminary screening to decide which technologies are worth investigating and which can be eliminated immediately. Preliminary screening involves using resource maps and other basic tools to choose technologies to pursue further. This should occur in the planning phase and can be completed at the agency level with some simple training. There should be no need to hire an outside consultant at this stage. When narrowing technology options during this phase of assessment, a range of factors are considered, such as: Available Renewable Resources Ability to Connect to the Grid Available Renewable Resources Renewable energy resources refer to the amount of energy that can be

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 This letter...

51

Thermal energy storage in aquifiers: preliminary information  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Topics discussed include: conceptual designs; numerical modelling; field experiments; relevant technical information; feasibility studies; preliminary aquifer selection considerations; and preliminary design and operating considerations. (TFD)

Allen, R.D.

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

52

Surgery-Preliminary Torrence, California  

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Surgery-Preliminary Torrence, California LACounty-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Program Boise VA, Wisconsin Stanford University Program Anesthesiology Stanford, California University of Colorado Program Indianapolis, Indiana Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Program Internal Medicine Los Angeles, California Medical

53

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Company, EA-97-09 Company, EA-97-09 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, EA-97-09 September 19, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company related to Work Process Deficiencies at the Test Reactor Area and Idaho Chemical Processing Plant at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, (EA-97-09) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of work process deficiencies associated with operations at the Test Reactor Area and the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The work process deficiencies involved the failure to adhere to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company's (LMITCO) established controls

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DOEGO85004_1: Final Non-proprietary Technical Report, Generating Process and Economic Data for Preliminary Design of PureVision Biorefineries DOEGO85004_2: One Original Final Proprietary Technical Report to be mailed to DOE Golden.  

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The overall objective of the project was to define a two-stage reactive fractionation process for converting corn stover into a solid cellulose stream and two liquid streams containing mostly hemicellulosic sugars and lignin, respectively. Toward this goal, biomass fractionation was conducted using a small continuous pilot unit with a nominal capacity of 100 pounds per day of dry biomass to generate performance data using primarily corn stover as feedstock. In the course of the program, the PureVision process was optimized for efficient hemicellulose hydrolysis in the first stage employing autohydrolysis and delignification in the second stage using sodium hydroxide as a catalyst. The remaining cellulose was deemed to be an excellent substrate for producing fermentation sugars, requiring 40% less enzymes for hydrolysis than conventional pretreatment systems using dilute acid. The fractionated cellulose was also determined to have potential higher-value applications as a pulp product. The lignin coproduct was determined to be substantially lower in molecular weight (MW) compared to lignins produced in the kraft or sulfite pulping processes. This low-MW lignin can be used as a feed and concrete binder and as an intermediate for producing a range of high-value products including phenolic resins. This research adds to the understanding of the biomass conversion area in that a new process was developed in the true spirit of biorefineries. The work completed successfully demonstrated the technical effectiveness of the process at the pilot level indicating the technology is ready to advance to a 23 ton per day scale. No technical showstoppers are anticipated in scaling up the PureVision fractionation process to commercial scale. Also, economic feasibility of using the PureVision process in a commercial-scale biorefinery was investigated and the minimum ethanol selling price for the PureVision process was calculated to be $0.94/gal ethanol vs. $1.07/gal ethanol for the NREL process. Thus, the PureVision process is economically attractive. Given its technical and economic feasibility, the project is of benefit to the public in the following ways: 1) it demonstrated a novel biomass fractionation process that can provide domestic supply of renewable transportation fuel from all three biomass components (cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin), 2) the lignin stream from the process has many higher-value applications beyond simply burning the lignin for energy as proposed by competing technologies, 3) it can be deployed in rural areas and create jobs in these areas, and 3) it can add to the nations economy and security.

Kadam, Kiran L., Ph.D; Lehrburger, Ed

2008-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Kickoff Meeting, Preliminary...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kickoff Meeting, Preliminary Agenda, November 4, 2009 Smart Grid Investment Grant Program Kickoff Meeting, Preliminary Agenda, November 4, 2009 Preliminary Agenda for the Smart...

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The Mixed Waste Management Facility. Preliminary design review  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document presents information about the Mixed Waste Management Facility. Topics discussed include: cost and schedule baseline for the completion of the project; evaluation of alternative options; transportation of radioactive wastes to the facility; capital risk associated with incineration; radioactive waste processing; scaling of the pilot-scale system; waste streams to be processed; molten salt oxidation; feed preparation; initial operation to demonstrate selected technologies; floorplans; baseline revisions; preliminary design baseline; cost reduction; and project mission and milestones.

NONE

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

57

Quantum deduction rules (preliminary version)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Quantum deduction rules (preliminary version) Pavel Pudl??ak # March 27, 2007 Abstract We define propositional quantum Frege proof systems and compare it with classical Frege proof systems. 1 Introduction In this paper we shall address the question whether quantum circuits could help us prove theorems faster than

Pudlák, Pavel

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-2001-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-2001-05 August 14, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999-10 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-1999-10 December 14, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2001-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-2001-05 August 14, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

West - EA-2001-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-West - EA-2001-01 February 28, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of...

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DRAFT Outline - Preliminary Framework to Reduce Cyber ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. 1 DRAFT Outline - Preliminary Framework to Reduce Cyber Risks to Critical Infrastructure, July 1, 2013 NOTES ...

2013-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The 1981 ocean tomography experiment: Preliminary results  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Preliminary results from a 1981 test ocean acoustic tomography experiment are presented. The system deployed in the southern North Atlantic

The Ocean Tomography Group; R. C. Spindel

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business System Planning Project, Preliminary System Design  

SciTech Connect

CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. (CHG) is currently performing many core business functions including, but not limited to, work control, planning, scheduling, cost estimating, procurement, training, and human resources. Other core business functions are managed by or dependent on Project Hanford Management Contractors including, but not limited to, payroll, benefits and pension administration, inventory control, accounts payable, and records management. In addition, CHG has business relationships with its parent company CH2M HILL, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of River Protection and other River Protection Project contractors, government agencies, and vendors. The Business Systems Planning (BSP) Project, under the sponsorship of the CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. Chief Information Officer (CIO), have recommended information system solutions that will support CHG business areas. The Preliminary System Design was developed using the recommendations from the Alternatives Analysis, RPP-6499, Rev 0 and will become the design base for any follow-on implementation projects. The Preliminary System Design will present a high-level system design, providing a high-level overview of the Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) modules and identify internal and external relationships. This document will not define data structures, user interface components (screens, reports, menus, etc.), business rules or processes. These in-depth activities will be accomplished at implementation planning time.

EVOSEVICH, S.

2000-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Active cooling for downhole instrumentation: Preliminary analysis and system selection  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A feasibility study and a series of preliminary designs and analyses were done to identify candidate processes or cycles for use in active cooling systems for downhole electronic instruments. A matrix of energy types and their possible combinations was developed and the energy conversion process for each pari was identified. The feasibility study revealed conventional as well as unconventional processes and possible refrigerants and identified parameters needing further clarifications. A conceptual design or series od oesigns for each system was formulated and a preliminary analysis of each design was completed. The resulting coefficient of performance for each system was compared with the Carnot COP and all systems were ranked by decreasing COP. The system showing the best combination of COP, exchangeability to other operating conditions, failure mode, and system serviceability is chosen for use as a downhole refrigerator. 85 refs., 48 figs., 33 tabs.

Bennett, G.A.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation 98-13  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dr. Alvin Trivelpiece Dr. Alvin Trivelpiece [ ] Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, TN 37831 EA 98-13 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty- $123,750 (NTS-ORO--ORNL-X10HFIR-1998-0001) Dear Dr. Trivelpiece: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of events that involved work process and quality improvement deficiencies in the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The deficiencies involved ongoing and repetitive failures to adhere to Lockheed Martin Energy Research (LMER) established operational controls. These controls ensure that reactor operations are conducted within appropriate safety

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PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF VITRO CORPORATION  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF VITRO CORPORATION (VITRO LABORATORIES) WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Actton Program VITRO CORPORATION (VITRO LABORATORIES) WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE), a preliminary survey was performed at the former Vitro Corporation Laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey (see Fig 1), on November 30, 1977, to assess the radiological status of those facilities utilized under Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) contract during the late 1950s and early 1960s. This

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Remedial action plan and site design for stabilization of the inactive uranium processing site at Naturita, Colorado. Attachment 3, Groundwater hydrology report, Attachment 4, Water resources protection strategy: Preliminary final  

SciTech Connect

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established health and environmental protection regulations to correct and prevent groundwater contamination resulting from processing activities at inactive uranium milling sites (40 CFR 192). The Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA) of 1978 designated responsibility to the US Department of Energy (DOE) for assessing the inactive uranium milling sites. The DOE has determined that each assessment shall include information on site characterization, a description of the proposed action, and a summary of the water resources protection strategy that describes how the proposed action will comply with the EPA groundwater protection standards. To achieve compliance with the proposed US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) groundwater protection standards, the US Department of Energy (DOE) proposes that supplemental standards be applied at the Dry Flats disposal site because of Class III (limited use) groundwater in the uppermost aquifer (the basal sandstone of the Cretaceous Burro Canyon Formation) based on low yield. The proposed remedial action will ensure protection of human health and the environment.

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1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, URS Global Management & Operations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

URS Global Management & Operations URS Global Management & Operations Services - NEA-2011-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, URS Global Management & Operations Services - NEA-2011-04 September 1, 2011 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington Group International, Inc. related to a Radiological Contamination Event during Building Demolition at the Separations Process Research Unit This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the September 29, 2010, radiological contamination during Separations Process Research Unit Building H2 demolition. This occurrence was reported in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS--SPRUURSWD-SPRU-2010-0001, Contamination During Demolition. The results

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Research  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Research Research Corporation - EA-98-13 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation - EA-98-13 November 16, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation related to Work Process and Quality Improvement Deficiencies at the High Flux Isotope Reactor at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, (EA-98-13) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of events that involved work process and quality improvement deficiencies in the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The deficiencies involved ongoing and repetitive failures to adhere to Lockheed Martin Energy Research (LMER) established operational controls. These controls ensure

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Preliminary Notice of Violation,Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc. - WEA-2010-06 Preliminary Notice of Violation,Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc. - WEA-2010-06 October 7, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc., related to the Hand Injury Event that occurred during Crane Lubrication at the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the October 6, 2009, hand injury event that occurred while a worker was performing crane lubrication at the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF), located at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS).

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, URS Global Management & Operations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

URS Global Management & Operations URS Global Management & Operations Services - NEA-2011-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, URS Global Management & Operations Services - NEA-2011-04 September 1, 2011 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington Group International, Inc. related to a Radiological Contamination Event during Building Demolition at the Separations Process Research Unit This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the September 29, 2010, radiological contamination during Separations Process Research Unit Building H2 demolition. This occurrence was reported in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS--SPRUURSWD-SPRU-2010-0001, Contamination During Demolition. The results

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Preliminary  

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Beamline Development Policy May 25, 2011 Beamline Development Policy May 25, 2011 i NSLS-II Beamline Development Policy May 25, 2011 NSLS-II Beamline Development Policy May 25, 2011 ii TABLE OF CONTENTS ACRONYMS ........................................................................................................................................................... III APPROVALS .......................................................................................................................................................... IV CHANGE SYNOPSIS................................................................................................................................................. V

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Preliminary  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the economic literature on bankruptcy, the standard methodology is to model the individuals bankruptcy decision as a binary choice between bankruptcy and no bankruptcy. We define an additional choicenon-repayment without seeking the formal protection of the bankruptcy systemas informal bankruptcy. Using data from a large credit card issuer, we find evidence that while both lenient exemption laws and garnishment laws increase bankruptcies in the standard model, loose garnishment discourages default in our expanded model, while at the same time more pronouncedly shifting individuals from informal to formal bankruptcy. This result suggests that previous research may substantially understate the degree to which garnishment laws drive defaulting individuals to choose bankruptcy. Moreover, lenient exemption laws increase both formal and informal bankruptcy. We also find that borrowers living in majority black neighborhoods are more likely to choose informal bankruptcy, and less likely to choose bankruptcy, than other borrowers. We also test whether creditors strategic interactions increase bankruptcies. We develop a two-period model of the creditors dilemma, a popular hypothesis in the legal literature. We examine a testable implication of this model, namely, that increasing the number of creditors (while holding the amount and availability of credit constant) should increase the probability that a defaulting borrower enters bankruptcy rather than a workout, and either decrease or not affect the probability of informal bankruptcy. We find that the number of creditors indeed has a positive and statistically significant effect on the probability of bankruptcy, and, depending on the specification, a significant negative or insignificant effect on informal bankruptcy. Send comments to:

A E. Dawsey; Lawrence M. Ausubel; Amanda E. Dawsey; Lawrence M. Ausubel

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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preliminary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 14, 2006 ... Michael L. Free, University of Utah; Boyd R. Davis, Queens. University ...... Magnetic Nanoparticles and Nanorods: Lynn Kurihara1; Michael.

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preliminary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 13, 2006 ... Learn from aluminum cast house professionals about the day- ...... oxygen partial pressure and the heating/cooling rates on the chemical.

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Processing and Properties of Powder-Based Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Preliminary Investigations in Current-Activated Tip-Based Sintering (CATS): Modeling and Experiments Process Simulation of Cold Pressing and Sintering of...

78

APS Preliminary Beamline Design Report Guide  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

PRELIMINARY BEAMLINE DESIGN REPORT PRELIMINARY BEAMLINE DESIGN REPORT December 5, 1994 5.1 Preliminary Beamline Design: General Guidelines The Preliminary Design of the beamline represents an approximately 30% design level of each of the beamline components. This level of design permits the CAT to develop cost estimates for the construction of the beamline, as well as a realistic timeline for completion of the construction tasks. A committee from the APS has been charged with reviewing the Preliminary Design Reports and has established the evaluation criteria described below. The Preliminary Beamline Report is expected to expand upon the Conceptual Design Report in the following areas: Beamline Layout Component Design Work Breakdown Structure Cost and Schedule Additional Operational Requirements

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PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION EAST...  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

EAST PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the Westinghouse Electric Corporation's East...

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AHRI Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis | Department...  

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AHRI Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis These comments are submitted by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in response to the U.S....

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Geothermal: Sponsored by OSTI -- Preliminary investigations of...  

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GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGIES LEGACY COLLECTION - Sponsored by OSTI -- Preliminary investigations of the thermal energy grid concept Geothermal Technologies Legacy Collection HelpFAQ |...

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Preliminary Screening for Project Feasibility and Applications...  

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Best Practices Preliminary Screening for Project Feasibility and Applications for Geothermal Heat Pump Retrofit Projects GHPs Should Always be Considered for Federal Sites...

83

Lochinvar Preliminary Plan Comments | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Compliance and Enforcement Regulations for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment EO 13563 Preliminary Plan Microsoft Word - Lochinvar Comments -EO...

84

PRELIMINARY DATA Housing Unit and Household Characteristics  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

PRELIMINARY DATA Housing Unit and Household Characteristics RSE Column Factor: Total Households (million) Households With Fans (million) Percent of Households With Fans Number of...

85

California Gasoline Price Study, 2003 Preliminary Findings  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This is the preliminary report to Congressman Ose describing the factors driving California's spring 2003 gasoline price spike and the subsequent price increases in June and August.

Information Center

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Energy Consumption and Electricity Preliminary ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Renewable Energy Consumption and Electricity Preliminary Statistics 2010 June 2011 ... and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853) was signed in December

87

Natural Gas A Preliminary Summary 1999  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This Special Report provides preliminary natural gas data for 1999 which were reported on monthly surveys of the industry through December.

Information Center

2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural Gas A Preliminary Summary 1998  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This Special Report provides preliminary natural gas data for 1998 which were reported on monthly surveys of the industry through December.

Information Center

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary feasibility study of pulping catalyst production from lignin  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary evaluation of the economic feasibility of preparing anthraquinone, a pulping catalyst, from readily available lignin has been performed. The proposed process begins with a fractionation of lignin from a black liquor stream by means of a supercritical fluid or conventional solvent extraction to give a low molecular weight fraction conductive to further chemical treatment. This fraction is sequentially oxidized with H{sub 2}O{sub 2}, treated with a diene and dehydrogenated to give anthraquinone. The cost of the proposed process is most dependent on the overall yield of the chemical processing steps with a smaller contribution noted for lignin processing. The projections indicate that anthraquinone could be produced for as low as $1.00--$1.25/lb using this process. Details of the process, chemical reactions and calculations are included.

Power, A.J. (Power (Arthur J.) and Associates, Boulder, CO (USA)); Bozell, J.J.; Chum, H.L. (Solar Energy Research Inst., Golden, CO (USA))

1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Births: Preliminary data for 2006  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ObjectivesThis report presents preliminary data for 2006 on births in the United States. U.S. data on births are shown by age, live-birth order, race, and Hispanic origin of mother. Data on marital status, cesarean delivery, preterm births, and low birthweight are also presented. MethodsData in this report are based on 99.9 percent of births for 2006. The records are weighted to independent control counts of all births received in state vital statistics offices in 2006. Comparisons are made with 2005 data. ResultsThe preliminary estimate of births in 2006 was 4,265,996, an increase of 3 percent from 2005, the largest single-year increase in the number of births since 1989, and the largest number of births since 1961. The general fertility rate increased by 3 percent between 2005 and 2006, to 68.5 births per 1,000 women age 1544 years, the highest level since 1991. The preliminary birth rate for U.S. teenagers 1519 years rose 3 percent to 41.9 births per 1,000 females in 2006, the first increase reported since 1991. The birth rate for teenagers 1517 years rose 3 percent to 22.0 per 1,000 in 2006, whereas the birth rate for teenagers 1819 years increased 4 percent to 73.0 per 1,000. The youngest teenagers, age 1014 years, were the only age group under 20 years whose birth rate did not increase in 2006. Birth rates also increased for women in their twenties, thirties, and early forties between 2005 and 2006. The total fertility rate in 2006 was 2,101.0 births per 1,000 women, the highest rate since 1971. Childbearing by unmarried women rose substantially in 2006, reaching record high levels. The birth rate rose 7 percent in 2006 to 50.6 per 1,000 unmarried women aged 1544 years; the number of births to unmarried women increased by nearly 8 percent in 2006 to 1,641,700. The cesarean delivery rate rose to 31.1 percent of all births in 2006, another record high. The rate has climbed 50 percent over the last decade. The preterm birth rate rose slightly in 2006 (to 12.8 percent), as did the low birthweight rate (to 8.3 percent); the preterm rate has risen 21 percent and the low birthweight rate by 19 percent since 1990.

Brady E. Hamilton, Ph.D.; Joyce; A. Martin; Stephanie J. Ventura; Division Of Vital Statistics

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

04 04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-98-04 June 4, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, related to a Radioactive Material Release at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, (EA-98-04) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the release of radioactive material at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Specifically, on September 17, 1997, radioactive [material] was uncontrollably released to Test Reactor Area [building] from [radioactive material] processing activities taking place in [a Hot Cell]. The result of this release was contamination of the entire interior of [the building] and

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-98-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-98-04 June 4, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, related to a Radioactive Material Release at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, (EA-98-04) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the release of radioactive material at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Specifically, on September 17, 1997, radioactive [material] was uncontrollably released to Test Reactor Area [building] from [radioactive material] processing activities taking place in [a Hot Cell]. The result of

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

- EA-97-01 - EA-97-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies - EA-97-01 February 27, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company related to Unplanned Internal Radiation Exposures at the Chemical Processing Plant at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, (EA-97-01) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological and work control deficiencies associated with the unplanned internal radiation exposures to five workers on July 22, 1996, during decommissioning activities at the [ ] Waste Calcining Facility [room]. Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO) convened an independent investigation team to review this

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 6 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-98-06 July 28, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Criticality Safety and the Quality Assurance Program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, July 28, 1998 (EA-98-06) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding a series of criticality safety infractions occurring between May and December 1997 in [a building] at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). [The building] is the central repository used to process and store [radioactive material]. During the period May 20 through July 15, 1997, Certified [Radioactive Material] Handlers violated criticality safety procedures for mass limits and form

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies - EA-97-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies - EA-97-01 February 27, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company related to Unplanned Internal Radiation Exposures at the Chemical Processing Plant at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, (EA-97-01) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological and work control deficiencies associated with the unplanned internal radiation exposures to five workers on July 22, 1996, during decommissioning activities at the [ ] Waste Calcining Facility [room]. Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO) convened an independent investigation team to review this

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2-01 2-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA-2002-01 March 19, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company related to Safety Basis and Radiation Protection Violations at the Savannah River Site, During the period December 11-13, 2001, the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) conducted an on-site investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding ten events that were reported into the Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) and/or the Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) during 2001. These events included work control deficiencies that resulted in violations of your facility safety basis requirements, and As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) deficiencies that

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BJC Preliminary Notice of Violation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Enclosure Enclosure Preliminary Notice of Violation Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC East Tennessee Technology Park WEA-2010-01 As a result of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the electrical arc event that occurred in building K-1210 at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) on March 19, 2009, multiple violations of DOE worker safety and health requirements by Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC (BJC) were identified. The violations involved deficiencies in electrical hazard identification and assessment of existing conditions; electrical hazard verification and control; training and information; and implementation of the BJC electrical safety program. The violations have been determined to be three Severity Level I violations and one Severity

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SOLERAS - Solar Energy Water Desalination Project: Catalytic. System design final report. Volume 2. Preliminary pilot plant design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The preliminary design of a solar water desalination pilot plant is presented. Pilot plant drawings and process descriptions are provided. Use of solar and wind energy are discussed. Testing, performance and cost of the pilot plant are studied. (BCS)

Not Available

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analytical Chemistry Core Capability Assessment - Preliminary Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The concept of 'core capability' can be nebulous one. Even at a fairly specific level, where core capability equals maintaining essential services, it is highly dependent upon the perspective of the requestor. Samples are submitted to analytical services because the requesters do not have the capability to conduct adequate analyses themselves. Some requests are for general chemical information in support of R and D, process control, or process improvement. Many analyses, however, are part of a product certification package and must comply with higher-level customer quality assurance requirements. So which services are essential to that customer - just those for product certification? Does the customer also (indirectly) need services that support process control and improvement? And what is the timeframe? Capability is often expressed in terms of the currently utilized procedures, and most programmatic customers can only plan a few years out, at best. But should core capability consider the long term where new technologies, aging facilities, and personnel replacements must be considered? These questions, and a multitude of others, explain why attempts to gain long-term consensus on the definition of core capability have consistently failed. This preliminary report will not try to define core capability for any specific program or set of programs. Instead, it will try to address the underlying concerns that drive the desire to determine core capability. Essentially, programmatic customers want to be able to call upon analytical chemistry services to provide all the assays they need, and they don't want to pay for analytical chemistry services they don't currently use (or use infrequently). This report will focus on explaining how the current analytical capabilities and methods evolved to serve a variety of needs with a focus on why some analytes have multiple analytical techniques, and what determines the infrastructure for these analyses. This information will be useful in defining a roadmap for what future capability needs to look like.

Barr, Mary E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Farish, Thomas J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Title I preliminary engineering for: A. S. E. F. solid waste to methane gas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An assignment to provide preliminary engineering of an Advanced System Experimental Facility for production of methane gas from urban solid waste by anaerobic digestion is documented. The experimental facility will be constructed on a now-existing solid waste shredding and landfill facility in Pompano Beach, Florida. Information is included on: general description of the project; justification of basic need; process design; preliminary drawings; outline specifications; preliminary estimate of cost; and time schedules for design and construction of accomplishment of design and construction. The preliminary cost estimate for the design and construction phases of the experimental program is $2,960,000, based on Dec. 1975 and Jan. 1976 costs. A time schedule of eight months to complete the Detailed Design, Equipment Procurement and the Award of Subcontracts is given.

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1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Research...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation - EA-98-13 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation - EA-98-13 November 16, 1998 Preliminary Notice...

102

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-98-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-98-11 September 21, 1998 Preliminary Notice...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, EA-97-09 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, EA-97-09 September 19, 1997 Preliminary Notice of...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-1999-07 August 18, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-1999-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-1999-07 August 18, 1999 Preliminary Notice...

106

Preliminary Notice of Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site - EA-96-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site - EA-96-05 October 7, 1996 Preliminary...

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Preliminary Study on Sustainable Low-Carbon Development Towards...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Preliminary Study on Sustainable Low-Carbon Development Towards 2030 in Vietnam Jump to: navigation, search Name Preliminary Study on Sustainable Low-Carbon Development Towards...

108

Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Through this...

109

A preliminary manual of phonetics in flute playing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SAN DIEGO A preliminary manual of phonetics in flute playingflute: A performance manual of contemporary techniques. (OF THE DISSERTATION A preliminary manual of phonetics in

Manabe, Reiko

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NSLS-II Preliminary Design Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Following the CD0 approval of the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) during August 2005, Brookhaven National Laboratory prepared a conceptual design for a worldclass user facility for scientific research using synchrotron radiation. DOE SC review of the preliminary baseline in December 2006 led to the subsequent CD1 approval (approval of alternative selection and cost range). This report is the documentation of the preliminary design work for the NSLS-II facility. The preliminary design of the Accelerator Systems (Part 1) was developed mostly based of the Conceptual Design Report, except for the Booster design, which was changed from in-storage-ring tunnel configuration to in external- tunnel configuration. The design of beamlines (Part 2) is based on designs developed by engineering firms in accordance with the specification provided by the Project. The conventional facility design (Part 3) is the Title 1 preliminary design by the AE firm that met the NSLS-II requirements. Last and very important, Part 4 documents the ES&H design and considerations related to this preliminary design. The NSLS-II performance goals are motivated by the recognition that major advances in many important technology problems will require scientific breakthroughs in developing new materials with advanced properties. Achieving this will require the development of new tools that will enable the characterization of the atomic and electronic structure, chemical composition, and magnetic properties of materials, at nanoscale resolution. These tools must be nondestructive, to image and characterize buried structures and interfaces, and they must operate in a wide range of temperatures and harsh environments. The NSLS-II facility will provide ultra high brightness and flux and exceptional beam stability. It will also provide advanced insertion devices, optics, detectors, and robotics, and a suite of scientific instruments designed to maximize the scientific output of the facility. Together these will enable the study of material properties and functions with a spatial resolution of {approx}1 nm, an energy resolution of {approx}0.1 meV, and the ultra high sensitivity required to perform spectroscopy on a single atom. In order to meet this need, NSLS-II has been designed to provide world-leading brightness and flux and exceptional beam stability. The brightness is defined as the number of photons emitted per second, per photon energy bandwidth, per solid angle, and per unit source size. Brightness is important because it determines how efficiently an intense flux of photons can be refocused to a small spot size and a small divergence. It scales as the ring current and the number of total periods of the undulator field (both of which contribute linearly to the total flux), as well as eing nversely proportional to the horizontal and vertical emittances (the product of beam size and divergence) of the electron beam. Raising the current in the storage ring to obtain even brighter beams is ultimately limited by beam-driven, collective instabilities in the accelerator. Thus, to maximize the brightness, the horizontal and vertical emittances must be made as small as possible. With the concept of using damping wigglers, low-field bending magnets, and a large number of lattice cells to achieve ultra small emittance, the performance of NSLS-II will be nearly at the ultimate limit of storage ring light sources, set by the intrinsic properties of the synchrotron radiation process. The facility will produce x-rays more than 10,000 times brighter than those produced at NSLS today. The facility, with various insertion devices, including three-pole-wigglers and low-field dipole radiations, has the capability of covering a broad range of radiation spectra, from hard x-ray to far infra-red. The superlative character and combination of capabilities will have broad impact on a wide range of disciplines and scientific initiatives in the coming decades, including new studies of small crystals in structural biology, a wide range of nanometer-resolution probes

Dierker, S.

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AHAM Retrospective Preliminary Plan | Department of Energy  

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Retrospective Preliminary Plan Retrospective Preliminary Plan AHAM Retrospective Preliminary Plan The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) respectfully submits the following comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on preliminary plan for retrospective analysis of existing rules, 76 Fed. Reg. 40646 (July 11, 2011). AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry. AHAM's more than 150 members employ tens of thousands of people in the U.S. and produce more than 95% of the household appliances shipped for sale within the U.S. AHAM_Comments.pdf More Documents & Publications Regulatory Burden RFI, 77 Fed. Reg. 28518 (May 15, 2012) AHAM Comments Regulatory Burden RFI AHAM Letter Acknowledging DOE Letter on Verification Program

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Preliminary Design (15%) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Design (15%) Preliminary Design (15%) Preliminary Design (15%) October 16, 2013 - 4:39pm Addthis Workers on a building roof install sheets of white colored material to reflect sunlight. Installation of light-colored "cool" roofing to better reflect sunlight and reduce interior heat gain. The preliminary design (15%) phase converts design requirements and design charrette results to an initial design layout. This stage allows for consideration of potentially numerous renewable energy technologies. It may only consist of an overall idea of the building layout along with notes and single-line drawings to represent complicated building systems. If this initial design layout is done prior to considering renewable energy, many technologies can be effectively eliminated from use. If an

113

2003 California Gasoline Price Study (preliminary version)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

SR/O&G/2003-01 2003 California Gasoline Price Study: Preliminary Findings May 2003 Office of Oil and Gas Energy Information Administration U.S. Department of Energy

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PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF TEXAS CITY CHEMICALS, INC.  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

(DOE), a preliminary survey was performed at the Borden Chemical Division plant in Texas City, Texas (see Fig. l), on November 17, 1977, to assess the radiological status of those...

115

Free probability and combinatorics Preliminary version  

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Free probability and combinatorics Preliminary version Michael Anshelevich c 2012 December 4, 2012 #12;Preface These notes were used in a topics course Free probability and combinatorics taught topics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3 Free

Anshelevich, Michael

116

TGDC Meeting Preliminary Work Product for Discussion - 3/9 ...  

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... Preliminary Report & Discussion: NIST's Interim Conformance Clause and Glossary for the VVSG 1 (Lynne Rosenthal). ...

2010-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

117

TGDC Meeting Preliminary Reports - 3/9/2005 Meeting  

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... Preliminary Report & Discussion: NIST's Interim Conformance Clause and Glossary for the VVSG 1 (Lynne Rosenthal). ...

2010-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary results from the MINERvA experiment  

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The MINERvA experiment, operating since 2009 in the NuMI neutrino beam line at Fermilab, has collected neutrino and antineutrino scattering data on a variety of nuclear targets. The detector is designed to identify events originating in plastic scintillator, lead, carbon, iron, water, and liquid helium. The goal of the experiment is to measure inclusive and exclusive cross sections for neutrino and antineutrino with much greater precision than previous experiments. We present preliminary kinematic distributions for charged current quasi-elastic scattering and other processes.

Harris, Deborah A.; /Fermilab

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary design of a solar central receiver for site-specific repowering application (Saguaro Power Plant). Volume II. Preliminary design. Final report, October 1982-September 1983  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The solar central receiver technology, site, and specific unit for repowering were selected in prior analyses and studies. The objectives of this preliminary design study were to: develop a solar central receiver repowering design for Saguaro that (1) has potential to be economically competitive with fossil fueled plants in near and long term applications, (2) has the greatest chance for completion without further government funding, (3) will further define technical and economic feasibility of a 66 MWe gross size plant that is adequate to meet the requirements for utility and industrial process heat applications, (4) can potentially be constructed and operated within the next five years, and (5) incorporates solar central receiver technology and represents state-of-the-art development. This volume on the preliminary design includes the following sections: executive summary; introduction; changes from advanced conceptual design; preliminary design; system characteristics; economic analysis; and development plan.

Weber, E.R.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-09  

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W. John Denson W. John Denson [ ] Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company P.O. Box 1625, MS 3989 Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3898 EA 97-09 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ID-LITC-ATR-1997-0001, NTS-ID-LITC-PBF-1997-0001, ID--LITC-FUELCSTR-1997-0002, ID--LITC-PBF-1997-0004, and ID--LITC-TRA-1997-0007) Dear Mr. Denson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of work process deficiencies associated with operations at the Test Reactor Area and the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The work process deficiencies involved the failure to adhere to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company's (LMITCO) established controls which are necessary to ensure that activities are

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121

Preliminary analysis for adopting high pressure treatment: a simulation-based approach  

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We present in this paper a preliminary analysis of the simulation results in introducing high pressure treatment (HPT) into a meat production line. In particular, we first give a brief introduction to HPT and its applications. Next, we present a thorough ... Keywords: business process simulation, perishable products, production management, simulation analysis

Vassiliou Vassos; Menicou Michalis; Chartosia Niki; Christofi Stavros; Charalambides Marios

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Economic feasibility study: CFR advanced direct coal liquefaction process. Volume 4  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Preliminary technical and economic data are presented on the CFR Advanced Coal Liquefaction Process. Operating cost estimates and material balances are given.

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1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MRS Preliminary Site Requirements | Department of Energy  

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MRS Preliminary Site Requirements MRS Preliminary Site Requirements MRS Preliminary Site Requirements In the November 1989 Report to Congress on Reassessment of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program (DOE/RW-0247), the Secretary of Energy announced an initiative for developing a monitored retrievable storage (MRS) facility that is to start spent-fuel acceptance in 1998. This facility, which will be licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), will receive spent fuel from commercial nuclear power plants and provide a limited amount of storage for this spent fuel. When a geologic repository starts operations, the MRS facility will also stage spent-fuel shipments to the repository. By law, storage at the MRS facility is to be temporary, with permanent disposal provided in a geologic repository to be

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MRS Preliminary Site Requirements | Department of Energy  

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MRS Preliminary Site Requirements MRS Preliminary Site Requirements MRS Preliminary Site Requirements In the November 1989 Report to Congress on Reassessment of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program (DOE/RW-0247), the Secretary of Energy announced an initiative for developing a monitored retrievable storage (MRS) facility that is to start spent-fuel acceptance in 1998. This facility, which will be licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), will receive spent fuel from commercial nuclear power plants and provide a limited amount of storage for this spent fuel. When a geologic repository starts operations, the MRS facility will also stage spent-fuel shipments to the repository. By law, storage at the MRS facility is to be temporary, with permanent disposal provided in a geologic repository to be

125

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Washington Group International -  

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Group International - Group International - EA-2003-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Washington Group International - EA-2003-07 October 23, 2003 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington Group International related to Falsification of Records and Procurement Deficiencies at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory This letter refers to the investigation conducted by the Department of Energy (DOE) into allegations that RTS Wright Industries, LLC, (RTS), a supplier for which Washington Group International (WGI) had direct contractual responsibility, had falsified quality control inspection records. These records pertained to the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) Supercompactor Glovebox Suite at the Idaho

126

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-01  

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9, 1998 9, 1998 Dr. Robert W. Kuckuck [ ] Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory P.O. Box 8078, L-001 Livermore, CA 94551 EA 98-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-SAN--LLNL-LLNL-1997-0001) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the unplanned personnel contaminations/intakes at [a building] of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Hazardous Waste Management Facilities on July 2, 1997. [The building] houses a shredder facility which was intended to process (shred) only materials with low levels of radiological contamination. On July 2, 1997, a high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter was processed and was subsequently determined by LLNL to contain as much as [a specified amount] of [radioactive material], significantly exceeding (by more than 500

127

Preliminary gas turbine combustor design using a network approach  

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The preliminary design process of a gas turbine combustor often involves the use of cumbersome, geometry restrictive semi-empirical models. The objective of this analysis is the development of a versatile design tool for gas turbine combustors, able to model all conceivable combustor types. A network approach is developed that divides the flow into a number of independent semi-empirical subflows. A pressure-correction methodology solves the continuity equation and a pressure-drop/flow rate relationship. The development of a full conjugate heat transfer model allows the calculation of flame tube heat loss in the presence of cooling films, annulus heat addition, and flame tube feature heat pick-up. A constrained equilibrium calculation, incorporating mixing and recirculation models, simulates combustion processes. Comparison of airflow results to a well-validated combustor design code showed close agreement. The versatility of the network solver is illustrated with comparisons to experimental data from a reverse flow combustor.

Stuttaford, P.J.; Rubini, P.A. [Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom). School of Mechanical Engineering

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company,LLC - EA-1999-06 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LLC - LLC - EA-1999-06 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company,LLC - EA-1999-06 August 18, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC, related to the Procurement of Waste Containers at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, August 18, 1999 This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a number of deficiencies related to the procurement, design control, work processes, and quality improvement aspects of nuclear waste containers and nuclear waste components during 1997 and 1998. Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. (KHLL) procured many of these items for initial use at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site and for eventual shipment to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company,LLC - EA-1999-06

129

Preliminary melter performance assessment report  

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The Melter Performance Assessment activity, a component of the Pacific Northwest Laboratory`s (PNL) Vitrification Technology Development (PVTD) effort, was designed to determine the impact of noble metals on the operational life of the reference Hanford Waste Vitrification Plant (HWVP) melter. The melter performance assessment consisted of several activities, including a literature review of all work done with noble metals in glass, gradient furnace testing to study the behavior of noble metals during the melting process, research-scale and engineering-scale melter testing to evaluate effects of noble metals on melter operation, and computer modeling that used the experimental data to predict effects of noble metals on the full-scale melter. Feed used in these tests simulated neutralized current acid waste (NCAW) feed. This report summarizes the results of the melter performance assessment and predicts the lifetime of the HWVP melter. It should be noted that this work was conducted before the recent Tri-Party Agreement changes, so the reference melter referred to here is the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) melter design.

Elliott, M.L.; Eyler, L.L.; Mahoney, L.A.; Cooper, M.F.; Whitney, L.D.; Shafer, P.J.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Ris-M-2875 Preliminary Environmental  

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Risø-M-2875 Preliminary Environmental Impact Statement for the Kvanefjeld Uranium Mine Kim Environmental Impact Statement for the Kvanefjeld Uranium Mine Kim Pilegaard Abstract. The sources of pollution from a proposed uranium mining and milling complex at Kvanefjeld in South Greenland have been evaluated

131

Ris-M-2875 Preliminary Environmental  

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Risø-M-2875 m Preliminary Environmental Impact Statement for the Kvanefjeld Uranium Mine Kim Environmental Impact Statement for the Kvanefjeld Uranium Mine Kim Pilegaard Abstract. The sources of pollution from a proposed uranium mining and Billing complex at Kvanefjeld in South Greenland have been evaluated

132

Google's Auction for TV Ads Preliminary version  

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Google's Auction for TV Ads Preliminary version Noam Nisan Jason Bayer Deepak Chandra Tal Franji Robert Gardner Yossi Matias Neil Rhodes Misha Seltzer Danny Tom Hal Varian Dan Zigmond Google Inc. Abstract This document describes the auction system used by Google for allocation and pricing of TV ads

Nisan, Noam

133

Process / CI Process  

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2 Process/Continual Improvement Rev. 11_0406 Page 1 of 6 2 Process/Continual Improvement Rev. 11_0406 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Process/Continual Improvement Document Number: P-012 Rev 11_0406 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: David Rocha Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001 Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Staff Referenced Document(s): F-016 Process/Continual Improvement Form, P-001 Document Control Process, P-008 Corrective Action and Preventive Action, P-004 Business System Management Review P-012 Process/Continual Improvement Rev. 11_0406 Page 2 of 6 Revision History:

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Systems - EA-2000-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - EA-2000-11 August 24, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy...

135

Preliminary designs: passive solar manufactured housing. Technical status report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The criteria established to guide the development of the preliminary designs are listed. Three preliminary designs incorporating direct gain and/or sunspace are presented. Costs, drawings, and supporting calculations are included. (MHR)

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1980-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

136

Preliminary Investigation into the Effect of Green Compact ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

May 1, 2007 ... Preliminary Investigation into the Effect of Green Compact Microstructural Design on the Density of Combustion Synthesized Aluminide...

137

Preliminary estimate of the B-factory impedance  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary impedance budget for the B-factory is given. The appendix summarizes the possible designs of bellows.

Heifets, S.

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Process engineering and mechanical design reports. Volume III. Preliminary design and assessment of a 12,500 BPD coal-to-methanol-to-gasoline plant. [Grace C-M-G Plant, Henderson County, Kentucky; Units 26, 27, 31 through 34, 36 through 39  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Various unit processes are considered as follows: a brief description, basis of design; process selection rationale, a brief description of the process chosen and a risk assessment evaluation (for some cases). (LTN)

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1982-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lawrence Livermore National Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2003-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2003-04 September 3, 2003 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to an Extremity Radiological Overexposure at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (EA-2003-04) This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the June 2002 extremity radiological overexposure event. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2003-04 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, University of California - EA-2006-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -

140

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2002-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 19, 2002 March 19, 2002 Mr. Robert A. Pedde [ ] Savannah River Site Building 703-A Road 1 Aiken, SC 29808 EA-2002-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation Dear Mr. Pedde: During the period December 11-13, 2001, the Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) conducted an on-site investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding ten events that were reported into the Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) and/or the Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) during 2001. These events included work control deficiencies that resulted in violations of your facility safety basis requirements, and As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) deficiencies that contributed to unplanned worker uptakes and the spread of contamination. A conference call among OE staff, representatives from the Department of Energy

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141

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-11  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4, 1997 4, 1997 Mr. Ambrose Schwallie [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Building 703-A P.O. Box 616 Aiken, South Carolina 29802 EA 97-11 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-SR--WSRC-WVIT-1997-0001) Dear Mr. Schwallie: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding Quality Assurance (QA) Program deficiencies associated with three safety grade Nitrogen Systems placed into operation at the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) in March 1996. [ ] The QA deficiencies involve the failure of Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) personnel to perform an adequate acceptance review for compliance with design requirements for five safety grade vaporizers procured from a non-qualified vendor (BOC Gases); failure to require BOC

142

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

John Marburger John Marburger [ ] Brookhaven Science Associates Brookhaven National Laboratory Building 460 Upton, NY 11973 EA-1999-02 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $27,500 Dear Dr. Marburger: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a number of incidents that occurred throughout 1998 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) revealing deficiencies in radiological protection and work process controls. The deficiencies involved the following: (1) apparent intentional violations of radiation protection requirements related to activities at the High Flux Beam Reactor (HFBR), (2) failure to maintain proper access controls at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) accelerator resulting in a person being left inside the

143

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Steve Laflin Steve Laflin [ ] MAC Isotopes, L.L.C. 2325 West Broadway, Suite D Idaho Falls, ID 83402 EA 98-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $25,000 (NTS-ID--LITC-TRA-1997-0003) Dear Mr. Laflin: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the release of radioactive material at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Specifically, on September 17, 1997, radioactive [material] was uncontrollably released to Test Reactor Area [building] from [material] processing activities taking place in [a Hot Cell]. The result of this release was contamination of the entire interior of [the building] and the contamination of six workers inside [the building] at the time of the release. Two

144

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-04  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

W. John Denson W. John Denson [ ] Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company P.O. Box 1625, MS 3989 Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3898 EA 98-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $125,000 (NTS-ID--LITC-TRA-1997-0003) Dear Mr. Denson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the release of radioactive material at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Specifically, on September 17, 1997, radioactive [material] was uncontrollably released to Test Reactor Area [building] from [radioactive material] processing activities taking place in [a Hot Cell]. The result of this release was contamination of the entire interior of [the building]

145

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Robert G. Card Robert G. Card [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site P.O. Box 464 Golden, CO 80402-0464 EA-1999-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Imposition of Civil Penalty- $82,500 (NTS-RFO-KHLL-FACOPS-1998-0001) Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a number of deficiencies related to the procurement, design control, work processes, and quality improvement aspects of nuclear waste containers and nuclear waste components during 1997 and 1998. Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. (KHLL) procured many of these items for initial use at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site and for eventual shipment to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). On August 18-19, 1998, DOE conducted an onsite investigation of these deficiencies

146

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1998 1998 Dr. Robert W. Kuckuck [ ] Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory P.O. Box 8078, L-001 Livermore, CA 94551 EA-98-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-SAN--LLNL-LLNL-1997-0002) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding a series of criticality safety infractions occurring between May and December 1997 in [a building] at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). [The building] is the central repository used to process and store [radioactive material]. During the period May 20 through July 15, 1997, Certified [Radioactive Material] Handlers violated criticality safety procedures for mass limits and form controls 12 times. Subsequent to these violations, the operations at [the building] were

147

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-04  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6,1999 6,1999 Mr. Ronald D. Hanson [ ] Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc. P.O. Box 1000 MS/H5-20 Richland, Washington 83415 EA-1999-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $330,000 and Compliance Order (NTS-RL-PHMC-KBASINS-1997-0001,-0002,-0004, and -0005), (NTS-RL-PHMC-KBASINS-1998-0001), (RL-PHMC-SNF-1997-0001, - 0002, -0011,-0014, and -0021) Dear Mr. Hanson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of events that involved work process, design, procurement, and quality improvement deficiencies in the Spent Nuclear Fuels Project (SNFP), K-Basins, and other Project Hanford Management Contract (PHMC) facilities. The deficiencies involved repetitive failures to adhere to established operational controls at nuclear

148

Preliminary Investigation of Sulfur Loading in Hanford LAW Glass  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary estimate was developed for loading limits for high-sulfur low-activity waste (LAW) feeds that will be vitrified into borosilicate glass at the Hanford Site in the waste-cleanup effort. Previous studies reported in the literature were consulted to provide a basis for the estimate. The examination of previous studies led to questions about sulfur loading in Hanford LAW glass, and scoping tests were performed to help answer these questions. These results of these tests indicated that a formulation approach developed by Vienna and colleagues shows promise for maximizing LAW loading in glass. However, there is a clear need for follow-on work. The potential for significantly lowering the amount of LAW glass produced at Hanford (after the initial phase of processing) because of higher sulfur tolerances may outweigh the cost and effort required to perform the necessary testing.

Vienna, John D.; Hrma, Pavel R.; Buchmiller, William C.; Ricklefs, Joel S.

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, International Technology Corporation -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

International Technology International Technology Corporation - EA-1999-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, International Technology Corporation - EA-1999-01 February 26, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to International Technology Corporation, related to Radiological Work Control Deficiencies at the Salmon Site in Mississippi, (EA-1999-01) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) review of the facts and circumstances concerning a number of deficiencies in International Technology Corporation's (IT) radiological work controls at DOE's Salmon Site in Mississippi. DOE's Nevada Operations Office conducted a routine surveillance of IT's environmental monitoring activities at the Salmon Site in December 1998 to verify IT's adherence to its site-specific health and safety plan (HASP). The surveillance

150

Hydrogen Infrastructure Market Readiness Workshop: Preliminary Results  

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Hydrogen Infrastructure Market Readiness Hydrogen Infrastructure Market Readiness Workshop: Preliminary Results Marc Melaina, PhD Hydrogen Technologies and Systems Center, NREL Distributed electronically to workshop attendees for review March 24, 2011 Goal of this presentation * This presentation is being disseminated to workshop attendees to convey the aggregate and "raw" feedback collected during the workshop * This feedback will be compiled in a final report * We would like to accomplish two things with these slides: 1. Share the preliminary results with participants 2. Get your feedback now on any corrections or omissions * We are still open to receiving additional feedback on the workshop topic, but will report it as having been received outside of the workshop if it is included in the final report

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Preliminary Differences Between CPOL and CRM  

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differences between TWP-ICE data differences between TWP-ICE data from the CPOL radar and the CRM: Should we point fingers at convective intensity, microphysics, or both? Adam Varble 1 , Ed Zipser 1 , and Ann Fridland 2 1 University of Utah 2 NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Outline * CRM vs. CPOL - Constant altitude radar reflectivity histograms * Active Period Examples * Suppressed Period Example - Horizontal and vertical radar reflectivity cross sections * Active Period Examples * Suppressed Period Example * Preliminary Conclusions Histograms (Active) Cross-Sections - Active (Baseline) 6 Hours Later... Cross-Sections - Active (Sensitivity) 6 Hours Later... Stratiform Differences Histograms (Suppressed) Cross-Sections - Suppressed Preliminary Conclusions * Active Period - Both CRM runs produce too much convective area

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, International Technology Corporation -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

International Technology International Technology Corporation - EA-1999-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, International Technology Corporation - EA-1999-01 February 26, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to International Technology Corporation, related to Radiological Work Control Deficiencies at the Salmon Site in Mississippi, (EA-1999-01) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) review of the facts and circumstances concerning a number of deficiencies in International Technology Corporation's (IT) radiological work controls at DOE's Salmon Site in Mississippi. DOE's Nevada Operations Office conducted a routine surveillance of IT's environmental monitoring activities at the Salmon Site in December 1998 to verify IT's adherence to its site-specific health and safety plan (HASP). The surveillance

153

Agricultural and Industrial Process-Heat-Market Sector workbook  

SciTech Connect

This workbook summarizes the preliminary data and assumptions of the Agricultural and Industrial Process Heat Market Sector prepared in conjunction with the development of inputs for a National Plan for the Accelerated Commercialization of Solar Energy.

Shulman, M. J.; Kannan, N. P.; deJong, D. L.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Hydrogen Energy California Preliminary Design Specification  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) technology enters commercial service, the industry needs specifications that encourage greater standardization in IGCC design. Standardization lowers initial capital cost; supports repeatable, reliable performance; and reduces the time and cost to develop decision-quality economics for potential IGCC plant owners. This preliminary design specification (PDS) defines technical information provided in the permit application submitted by Hydrogen Energy Intern...

2010-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

155

Nevada potential repository preliminary transportation strategy Study 2. Volume 1  

SciTech Connect

The objectives of this study were to build on the findings of the Nevada Potential Repository Preliminary Transportation Strategy Study 1 (CRWMS M&O 1995b), and to provide additional information for input to the repository environmental impact statement (EIS) process. In addition, this study supported the future selection of a preferred rail corridor and/or heavy haul route based on defensible data, methods, and analyses. Study research did not consider proposed legislation. Planning was conducted according to the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program Plan (DOE 1994a). The specific objectives of Study 2 were to: eliminate or reduce data gaps, inconsistencies, and uncertainties, and strengthen the analysis performed in Study 1; develop a preliminary list of rail route evaluation criteria that could be used to solicit input from stakeholders during scoping meetings. The evaluation criteria will be revised based on comments received during scoping; restrict and refine the width of the four rail corridors identified in Study 1 to five miles or less, based on land use constraints and engineering criteria identified and established in Study 2; evaluate national-level effects of routing spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste to the four identified branch lines, including the effects of routing through or avoiding Las Vegas; continue to gather published land use information and environmental data to support the repository EIS; continue to evaluate heavy haul truck transport over three existing routes as an alternative to rail and provide sufficient information to support the repository EIS process; and evaluate secondary uses for rail (passenger use, repository construction, shared use).

NONE

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Preliminary estimates of cost savings for defense high level waste vitrification options  

SciTech Connect

The potential for realizing cost savings in the disposal of defense high-level waste through process and design modificatins has been considered. Proposed modifications range from simple changes in the canister design to development of an advanced melter capable of processing glass with a higher waste loading. Preliminary calculations estimate the total disposal cost (not including capital or operating costs) for defense high-level waste to be about $7.9 billion dollars for the reference conditions described in this paper, while projected savings resulting from the proposed process and design changes could reduce the disposal cost of defense high-level waste by up to $5.2 billion.

Merrill, R.A.; Chapman, C.C.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Company - EA-97-11 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Savannah River Company - EA-97-11 Savannah River Company - EA-97-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Company - EA-97-11 November 24, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to Quality Assurance Program Deficiencies at the Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, (EA-97-11) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding Quality Assurance (QA) Program deficiencies associated with three safety grade Nitrogen Systems placed into operation at the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) in March 1996. [ ] The QA deficiencies involve the failure of Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) personnel to perform an adequate acceptance review for compliance

158

Super-Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) evaluation volume 2: Preliminary impact and market transformation assessment  

SciTech Connect

The Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) is a collaborative utility program intended to transform the market for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly refrigerators. It is one of the first examples of a large-scale {open_quotes}market transformation{close_quotes} energy efficiency program. This report documents the preliminary impact and market transformation evaluation of SERP ({open_quotes}the Program{close_quotes}). Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted this evaluation for the U.S. Department of Energy. This study focuses on the preliminary impact evaluation and market transformation assessment, but also presents limited process evaluation information. It is based on interviews with refrigerator dealers and manufacturers, interviews with utility participants, industry data, and information from the Program administrators. Results from this study complement those from prior process evaluation also conducted by PNNL. 42 refs., 5 figs., 4 tabs.

Lee, A.D.; Conger, R.L.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Solar Central Receiver Prototype Heliostat. Volume II. Phase II planning (preliminary)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A currently planned DOE program will develop and construct a 10 MW/sub e/ Pilot Plant to demonstrate the feasibility and operational characteristics of Solar Central Receiver Power Generation. The field of heliostats is a major element of the Solar Central Receiver Power Generation system. The primary objective of the program described is to establish and verify the manufacturability, performance, durability, and maintenance requirements of the commercial plant heliostat design. End products of the 16 month effort include: (1) design, fabrication, and test of heliostats; (2) preliminary designs of manufacturing, assembly, installation, and maintenance processes for quantity production; (3) detailed design of critical tooling or other special equipment for such processes; (4) refined cost estimates for heliostats and maintenance; and (5) an updated commercial plant heliostat preliminary design. The program management and control system is discussed. (WHK)

None

1978-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Preliminary design manual for a Geothermal Demonstration Plant at Heber, California  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A preliminary design of a 50 MWe Geothermal Demonstration Plant for Heber, California is presented. A site description, design basis, process design, trade-off studies to optimize plant operations, and an economic analysis of the plant are included. The plant design provides flow diagrams and equipment specifications for the energy conversion system, the cooling water system, the plant and instrument air system, the flare system, the firewater system, the electrical system, the piping system, instruments and controls, and buildings and structures.

Holt, B.; Ghormley, E.L.

1978-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 Preliminary Qualitative Determination  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A preliminary qualitative analysis of all addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004 that were included in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 was conducted. All 44 addenda processed by ASHRAE in the creation of Standard 90.1-2007 from Standard 90.1-2004 were evaluated by DOE for their impact on energy efficiency. DOE preliminarily determined whether that addenda would have a positive, neutral, or negative impact on overall building efficiency.

Halverson, Mark A.; Liu, Bing; Richman, Eric E.; Winiarski, David W.

2010-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

162

PRELIMINARY DESIGN STUDY FOR A SODIUM-GRAPHITE-REACTOR IRRADIATION FACILITY  

SciTech Connect

The results of an investigation to integrate a Na/sup 24/ irradiation processing facility with an operating sodium graphite reactor are presented. An irradiation facility incorporated into a reference SGR (Hallam Nuclear Power Facility, Hallam, Nebraska) is described. Development of the facility application, preliminary design criteria and capital and operating costs are discussed. Recommendations for further development of the technology and economics of this type of irradiation facility are included. (auth)

Thompson, D.S.; Benaroya, V.

1959-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

163

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA 98-09 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA 98-09 September 21, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to Bioassay Program Deficiencies at the Savannah River Site, (EA-98-09) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning deficiencies in Westinghouse Savannah River Company's (WSRC) bioassay participation requirements and WSRC's corrective actions to remedy those deficiencies. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA 98-09 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company -

164

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report The following information represents a partial sequence of events based upon Reliability Coordinator information available to NERC. It is not clear if these events caused the event or were a consequence of other events. NERC is establishing teams to study the event and will coordinate with FERC, DOE, the industry and others. NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report More Documents & Publications North American Electric Reliability Council Power Outage Update North American Electric Reliability Council Outage Announcement U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the

165

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report The following information represents a partial sequence of events based upon Reliability Coordinator information available to NERC. It is not clear if these events caused the event or were a consequence of other events. NERC is establishing teams to study the event and will coordinate with FERC, DOE, the industry and others. NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report More Documents & Publications North American Electric Reliability Council Power Outage Update Blackout 2003: Final Report on the August 14, 2003 Blackout in the United States and Canada: Causes and Recommendations

166

Electric System Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Analysis Prepared for Western Interstate Energy Board Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation Electric System Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary...

167

EV Everywhere Battery Workshop: Preliminary Target-Setting Framework  

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Battery Workshop: Preliminary Target-Setting Framework Jacob Ward, Vehicle Technologies Senior Analyst July 26, 2012 Doubletree-Rosemont, Chicago, IL For this Analysis, Three "EV "...

168

Chemical analyses and preliminary interpretation of waters collected...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Coso, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Chemical analyses and preliminary interpretation of waters collected from the CGEH No. 1...

169

OE Summary 2006-05: Preliminary Findings on Fatal Explosion...  

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PRELIMINARY FINDINGS ON FATAL EXPLOSION AT TEXAS REFINERY Operating Experience Summary 2005-11 described the March 23, 2005, explosions at the BP America Refinery in Texas City,...

170

Weekly Preliminary Crude Imports by Top 10 Countries of Origin ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Preliminary Crude Imports by Top 10 Countries of Origin (based on 2012 Petroleum Supply Monthly data) (Thousand Barrels per Day)

171

PRELIMINARY REPORT ON A NEW ALUMINUM HUMIDITY ELEMENT  

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A preliminary report which describes the development and present statas of a new Al humidity element is presented. Data are included. (auth)

Stover, C.M.

1960-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

NNSA issues Preliminary Notice of Violation to National Security...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sheet NNSA issues Preliminary Notice of Violation to National Security Technologies, LLC, for Nuclear Safety Violations On August 22, 2011, the National Nuclear Security...

173

Preliminary Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA) for the Calcine...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA) for the Calcine Disposition Project Volume 1 (CDP) Preliminary Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA) for the Calcine Disposition Project...

174

Preliminary Results of Big Data - Materials Technology@TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Posted on: 08/02/2013. TMS and the Materials Research Society (MRS) have released the preliminary results of the big data survey project that the two...

175

Preliminary Evaluation of the Impact of the Section 1603 Treasury...  

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Preliminary Evaluation of the Impact of the Section 1603 Treasury Grant Program on Renewable Energy Deployment in 2009 Mark Bolinger, Ryan Wiser, Nam Darghouth Environmental...

176

Preliminary Evaluation of the Trench 1 Collection Drain Floodplain...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Evaluation of the Trench 1 Collection Drain Floodplain Area of the Shiprock, New Mexico, Site Preliminary Evaluation of the Trench 1 Collection Drain Floodplain Area of the...

177

Preliminary design for a maglev development facility  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A preliminary design was made of a national user facility for evaluating magnetic-levitation (maglev) technologies in sizes intermediate between laboratory experiments and full-scale systems. A technical advisory committee was established and a conference was held to obtain advice on the potential requirements of operational systems and how the facility might best be configured to test these requirements. The effort included studies of multiple concepts for levitating, guiding, and propelling maglev vehicles, as well as the controls, communications, and data-acquisition and -reduction equipment that would be required in operating the facility. Preliminary designs for versatile, dual 2-MVA power supplies capable of powering attractive or repulsive systems were developed. Facility site requirements were identified. Test vehicles would be about 7.4 m (25 ft) long, would weigh form 3 to 7 metric tons, and would operate at speeds up to 67 m/s (150 mph) on a 3.3-km (2.05-mi) elevated guideway. The facility would utilize modular vehicles and guideways, permitting the substitution of levitation, propulsion, and guideway components of different designs and materials for evaluation. The vehicle would provide a test cell in which individual suspension or propulsion components or subsystems could be tested under realistic conditions. The system would allow economical evaluation of integrated systems under varying weather conditions and in realistic geometries.

Coffey, H.T.; He, J.L.; Chang, S.L.; Bouillard, J.X.; Chen, S.S.; Cai, Y.; Hoppie, L.O.; Lottes, S.A.; Rote, D.M. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Zhang, Z.Y. [Polytechnic Univ., Brooklyn, NY (United States); Myers, G.; Cvercko, A. [Sterling Engineering, Westchester, IL (United States); Williams, J.R. [Alfred Benesch and Co., Chicago, IL (United States)

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Process / CI Process  

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7 Post Travel Summary 11_0221 Page 1 of 3 7 Post Travel Summary 11_0221 Page 1 of 3 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Post Travel Summary Document Number: ADMF-017 Post Travel Summary 11_0221 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ADMP-004, Contractor Travel Process Notify of Changes: EOTA Staff Referenced Document(s): ADMF-007 EOTA Pre-Travel Authorization Form ADMF-017 Post Travel Summary 11_0221 Page 2 of 3 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 11_0221 Initial Release ADMF-017 Post Travel Summary 11_0221 Page 3 of 3

179

Preliminary hazards analysis of thermal scrap stabilization system. Revision 1  

SciTech Connect

This preliminary analysis examined the HA-21I glovebox and its supporting systems for potential process hazards. Upon further analysis, the thermal stabilization system has been installed in gloveboxes HC-21A and HC-21C. The use of HC-21C and HC-21A simplified the initial safety analysis. In addition, these gloveboxes were cleaner and required less modification for operation than glovebox HA-21I. While this document refers to glovebox HA-21I for the hazards analysis performed, glovebox HC-21C is sufficiently similar that the following analysis is also valid for HC-21C. This hazards analysis document is being re-released as revision 1 to include the updated flowsheet document (Appendix C) and the updated design basis (Appendix D). The revised Process Flow Schematic has also been included (Appendix E). This Current revision incorporates the recommendations provided from the original hazards analysis as well. The System Design Description (SDD) has also been appended (Appendix H) to document the bases for Safety Classification of thermal stabilization equipment.

Lewis, W.S.

1994-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

180

FORECASTING SOLAR RADIATION PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF AN APPROACH  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

FORECASTING SOLAR RADIATION -- PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF AN APPROACH BASED UPON THE NATIONAL, and undertake a preliminary evaluation of, a simple solar radiation forecast model using sky cover predictions experimental product from the United States National Weather Service (NWS) providing gridded forecasted

Perez, Richard R.

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181

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates - EA-1999-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Science Associates - Science Associates - EA-1999-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates - EA-1999-02 April 15, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Brookhaven Science Associates related to Radiological Protection and Work Control Deficiencies at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, (EA-1999-0) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a number of incidents that occurred throughout 1998 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) revealing deficiencies in radiological protection and work process controls. The deficiencies involved the following: (1) apparent intentional violations of radiation protection requirements related to activities at the High Flux Beam Reactor (HFBR), (2) failure to maintain proper access controls at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron

182

Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Idaho, LLC - EA-2002-02 | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Idaho, LLC - EA-2002-02 Idaho, LLC - EA-2002-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Idaho, LLC - EA-2002-02 June 12, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to BWXT Idaho, LLC, related to Work Process Violations and Quality Issues at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex and Advanced Test Reactor at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory This letter refers to a Department of Energy (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning events and deficiencies at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory occurring in 2000 and 2001. The DOE Office of Price- Anderson Enforcement (OE), in coordination with the DOE Idaho Field Office, (DOE-ID) conducted investigations of these matters. The results of these investigations were provided to you on April 8, 2002,

183

Preliminary Notice of Violation, MAC Isotopes, LLC - EA- 1998-05 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MAC Isotopes, LLC - EA- 1998-05 MAC Isotopes, LLC - EA- 1998-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, MAC Isotopes, LLC - EA- 1998-05 June 4, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to MAC Isotopes, LLC, related to a Radioactive Material Release at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, (1998-05) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the release of radioactive material at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Specifically, on September 17, 1997, radioactive [material] was uncontrollably released to Test Reactor Area [building] from [material] processing activities taking place in [a Hot Cell]. The result of this release was contamination of the entire interior of [the building] and the

184

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia National Laboratories - EA-96-03 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

National Laboratories - National Laboratories - EA-96-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia National Laboratories - EA-96-03 August 14, 1996 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation related to Radiological Control Deficiencies associated with Field Radiography Operations at the Sandia National Laboratories, (EA-96-03) This refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological control deficiencies associated with field radiography operations conducted between February 1-7, 1996, in the Liquid Metal Processing Laboratory at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the request of DOE, you held a formal critique to evaluate these issues. The conclusions arising from this critique resulted in an occurrence report being issued on March

185

Preliminary data summary for the used-oil reclamation and re-refining industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The summaries contain data about industrial facilities in various industries discharging pollutants in their wastewaters and considers whether the EPA should pursue regulations to control such discharges. The summaries were prepared in order to allow EPA to respond to the mandate of Section 304(m) of the Clean Water Act. Summaries for categories already subject to rulemaking were developed for comparison purposes. The report is part of the process by which EPA is considering what management standards may be appropriate for the recycling of used oil, in response to the requirements mandated by these Acts. The study has attempted to characterize and profile the Oil Reclaimer/Re-Refining Industry. The goals of this preliminary effort were to: conduct a literature review, perform an industry profile, site visit re-refiners, screen sample re-refiners, and develop a Preliminary Data Summary.

Troy, K.

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates - EA-1999-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Brookhaven Science Associates - Brookhaven Science Associates - EA-1999-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates - EA-1999-02 April 15, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Brookhaven Science Associates related to Radiological Protection and Work Control Deficiencies at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, (EA-1999-0) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a number of incidents that occurred throughout 1998 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) revealing deficiencies in radiological protection and work process controls. The deficiencies involved the following: (1) apparent intentional violations of radiation protection requirements related to activities at the High Flux Beam Reactor (HFBR), (2) failure to maintain proper access controls at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron

187

EEG's Preliminary Comments on Basis of Characterization  

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12-03 07,58 FROM,LM TECHNOLOGIES INC 12-03 07,58 FROM,LM TECHNOLOGIES INC ID,5052343008 PAGE ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION GROUP , OPPORTUNrTY ( ~ nve ACTION 8'.1PlOYER 1007 WYOMING BOULEVARD, N.E. SUITE F-2 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO 87100 (505) 828-1003 FAX (~) 826.1062 ~.:":o September 17, 1999 Dr -Ines Triay. Manager Carlsbad Area Office U-S. Department of Energy P.O. Box 3090 Carlsbad. NM 88221-3090 -,' '0,-. - Dear Dr. Triay: EEG's preliminary comments on the Fundamental Bases of the Characterizaf;on ReCfl.tirement... for Disposal of Transuran;c Waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and Findings and Recommendations of the TranS1lranic U'aste Characterization :rask FQrce Final Report (August 9, 1999) are attached. Our comments are not a critique of the two reports but are limited to those recommendations

188

Preliminary design of Viking Armored Gun System  

SciTech Connect

We have completed the preliminary design of our third lightweight armored fighting vehicle -- the Viking Armored Gun System (AGS). The AGS vehicle features a two-man crew, the Ares 75mm Universal Turret System, and the John Deere 4026R Rotary Engine. In the spirit of our earlier AFV designs, our primary concern is to provide the AGS with sufficient firepower and survivability while utilizing off-the-shelf'' sub-systems and components in order to reduce developmental time and acquisition cost. We still envision that prototypic vehicles could be built within a thirty (30) month developmental/demonstration program. We still believe that vehicles of this class should be built and tested soon to assess their full tactical, operational, and strategic utilities.

Gogolewski, R.P.; Cunningham, B.J.

1990-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

189

Building integrated photovoltaic systems analysis: Preliminary report  

SciTech Connect

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has estimated that the deployment of photovoltaics (PV) in the commercial buildings sector has the potential to contribute as much as 40 gigawatts peak electrical generation capacity and displace up to 1.1 quads of primary fuel use. A significant portion of this potential exists for smaller buildings under 25,000 square feet (2,300 square meters) in size or two stories or less, providing a strong cross over potential for residential applications as well. To begin to achieve this potential, research is needed to define the appropriate match of PV systems to energy end-uses in the commercial building sector. This report presents preliminary findings for a technical assessment of several alternative paths to integrate PV with building energy systems.

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1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

2003 California Gasoline Price Study (preliminary version)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 1 2003 California Gasoline Price Study: Preliminary Findings May 2003 Office of Oil and Gas Energy Information Administration U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration, the independent statistical and analytical agency within the Department of Energy. The information contained herein should not be construed as advocating or reflecting any policy position of the Department of Energy or of any other organization. Contacts and Acknowledgments This report was prepared by the Office of Oil and Gas of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) under the direction of John Cook, Director, Petroleum Division. Questions concerning the report may be directed to Joanne Shore (202/586-4677),

191

PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF VIOLATION, January 4, 2002  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

January 4, 2002 January 4, 2002 Mr. Woodrow Jameson President Fluor Fernald, Inc. P.O. Box 538704 Cincinnati, OH 45253-8704 EA-2001-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty ($55,000) Dear Mr. Jameson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several problems and events occurring during calendar years 2000 and 2001 in association with the Waste Pits Remedial Action Project (WPRAP). In August 2000 your staff identified a problem with elevated airborne radioactivity levels at the WPRAP T321 trailer. This long-standing deficiency resulted in a significant number of workers receiving unplanned and unmonitored radiation exposures. DOE also evaluated deficiencies related to WPRAP operator training and qualification,

192

Repository Subsurface Preliminary Fire Hazard Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This fire hazard analysis identifies preliminary design and operations features, fire, and explosion hazards, and provides a reasonable basis to establish the design requirements of fire protection systems during development and emplacement phases of the subsurface repository. This document follows the Technical Work Plan (TWP) (CRWMS M&O 2001c) which was prepared in accordance with AP-2.21Q, ''Quality Determinations and Planning for Scientific, Engineering, and Regulatory Compliance Activities''; Attachment 4 of AP-ESH-008, ''Hazards Analysis System''; and AP-3.11Q, ''Technical Reports''. The objective of this report is to establish the requirements that provide for facility nuclear safety and a proper level of personnel safety and property protection from the effects of fire and the adverse effects of fire-extinguishing agents.

Richard C. Logan

2001-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

193

Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of  

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Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Through this notice, the Department of Energy (DOE) announces the availability of its preliminary plan for retrospective analysis of existing rules to make the agency's regulatory program more effective and less burdensome in achieving its regulatory objectives. As part of its implementation of Executive Order 13563, ''Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' issued by the President on January 18, 2011, DOE sought public comments on whether any of its existing regulations should be modified, streamlined, expanded, or repealed. DOE has considered these comments in the development of its preliminary plan.

194

Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Notice of Availability of Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Through this notice, the Department of Energy (DOE) announces the availability of its preliminary plan for retrospective analysis of existing rules to make the agency's regulatory program more effective and less burdensome in achieving its regulatory objectives. As part of its implementation of Executive Order 13563, ''Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' issued by the President on January 18, 2011, DOE sought public comments on whether any of its existing regulations should be modified, streamlined, expanded, or repealed. DOE has considered these comments in the development of its preliminary plan.

195

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3-04 3-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2003-04 September 3, 2003 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to an Extremity Radiological Overexposure at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (EA-2003-04) This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the June 2002 extremity radiological overexposure event. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2003-04 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, University of California - EA-2006-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-98-06 Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health

196

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Los Alamos National Laboratory - Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2002-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2002-05 December 17, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to University of California related to the Unauthorized Storage of Transuranic Waste at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, December 17, 2002 (EA-2002-05) This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the unauthorized staging and storage of transuranic (TRU) waste in PF-185 from March 1996 until June 2001. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2002-05 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2003-02 Fact Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Rocky Mountain Remediation Services -  

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Rocky Mountain Remediation Rocky Mountain Remediation Services - EA-97-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Rocky Mountain Remediation Services - EA-97-04 June 6, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Rocky Mountain Remediation Services related to a Radioactive Material Release during Trench Remediation at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, (EA-97-04) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of noncompliances associated with the dispersal of radioactive material during the remediation of trenches. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Rocky Mountain Remediation Services - EA-97-04 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company - EA-97-03 Consent Order, Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC - EA 98-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

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2-05 2-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2002-05 December 17, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to University of California related to the Unauthorized Storage of Transuranic Waste at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, December 17, 2002 (EA-2002-05) This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the unauthorized staging and storage of transuranic (TRU) waste in PF-185 from March 1996 until June 2001. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2002-05 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2003-02 Fact Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control

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Fact Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control  

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Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control Events at LANL Fact Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control Events at LANL On October 17, 2012, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) for violations of Department of Energy (DOE) worker safety and health program requirements. LANS is the management and operating contractor for NNSA's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), located in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Fact Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control Events at LANL More Documents & Publications Sandia Sled Track PNOV Press Release Fact Sheet LANS PNOV Fact Sheet LANS PNOV

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Process Deviation  

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8 WBT Course Development Process 110512 Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: WBT Course Development Process Document Number: ISDP- 018 Rev. 110512 Document Owner:...

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4 NetworkTechnical Support Process 110406 Page 1 of 5 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: NetworkTechnical Support Process Document Number: ITTP-014 Rev. 110406 Document...

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2 Training Production Process Overview 110620 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Training Production Process Document Number: ISDP-002 Rev. 110620 Document Owner:...

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Preliminary dose assessment of the Chernobyl accident  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the major accident at Unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power station, a plume of airborne radioactive fission products was initially carried northwesterly toward Poland, thence toward Scandinavia and into Central Europe. Reports of the levels of radioactivity in a variety of media and of external radiation levels were collected in the Department of Energy's Emergency Operations Center and compiled into a data bank. Portions of these and other data which were obtained directly from published and official reports were utilized to make a preliminary assessment of the extent and magnitude of the external dose to individuals downwind from Chernobyl. Radioactive /sup 131/I was the predominant fission product. The time of arrival of the plume and the maximum concentrations of /sup 131/I in air, vegetation and milk and the maximum reported depositions and external radiation levels have been tabulated country by country. A large amount of the total activity in the release was apparently carried to a significant elevation. The data suggest that in areas where rainfall occurred, deposition levels were from ten to one-hundred times those observed in nearby ''dry'' locations. Sufficient spectral data were obtained to establish average release fractions and to establish a reference spectra of the other nuclides in the release. Preliminary calculations indicated that the collective dose equivalent to the population in Scandinavia and Central Europe during the first year after the Chernobyl accident would be about 8 x 10/sup 6/ person-rem. From the Soviet report, it appears that a first year population dose of about 2 x 10/sup 7/ person-rem (2 x 10/sup 5/ Sv) will be received by the population who were downwind of Chernobyl within the U.S.S.R. during the accident and its subsequent releases over the following week. 32 refs., 14 figs., 20 tabs.

Hull, A.P.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EXPERIMENTS, CONCEPTUAL DESIGN, PRELIMINARY COST ESTIMATES AND SCHEDULES FOR AN UNDERGROUND RESEARCH FACILITY  

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Design, Preliminary Cost Estimates and Schedules roroundDESIGN, PRELIMINARY COST ESTIMATES AND SCHEDULES FOR ANSchedule and Cost Estimates Excavation Damage/Sealing

Korbin, G.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Preliminary conceptual design of commercial geopressured geothermal fuel plants  

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Previous feasibility studies Bechtel (1975), TRW (1975) for electric power generation utilizing geothermal resources have tended to focus primarily on the power plant and have neglected the fuel production and effluent disposal facilities. The Dow Chemical USA study (1974) for the Governor's Energy Advisory Council, State of Texas, placed equal emphasis on the power plant and the fuel plant. The study reported in Chapter II and in what follows in this chapter, also places equal emphasis on the two types of facilities. It is important that the fuel plant, the well field, the fuel processing plant, and the effluent disposal facility be the subject of a preliminary conceptual design and costing activity so that economic and net energetics analysis can be performed. The activity also serves to assess technological maturity of the fuel plant and to identify technical problems requiring further study. The resource considered was the model resource outlined in Sectio B, Chapter II. Fuel plants were outlined for three power generation plants: single-stage flash steam, two-stage flash steam, and propane secondary working fluid plant.

Underhill, Gary K.; Carlson, Ronald A.; Clendinning, William A.; Erdos, Jozsef, Erdos; Gault, John; Hall, James W.; Jones, Robert L.; Michael, Herbert K.; Powell, Paul H.; Riemann, Carl F.; Rios-Castellon, Lorenzo; Shepherd, Burchard P.; Wilson, John S.

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary systems engineering evaluations for the National Ecological Observatory Network.  

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The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is an ambitious National Science Foundation sponsored project intended to accumulate and disseminate ecologically informative sensor data from sites among 20 distinct biomes found within the United States and Puerto Rico over a period of at least 30 years. These data are expected to provide valuable insights into the ecological impacts of climate change, land-use change, and invasive species in these various biomes, and thereby provide a scientific foundation for the decisions of future national, regional, and local policy makers. NEON's objectives are of substantial national and international importance, yet they must be achieved with limited resources. Sandia National Laboratories was therefore contracted to examine four areas of significant systems engineering concern; specifically, alternatives to commercial electrical utility power for remote operations, approaches to data acquisition and local data handling, protocols for secure long-distance data transmission, and processes and procedures for the introduction of new instruments and continuous improvement of the sensor network. The results of these preliminary systems engineering evaluations are presented, with a series of recommendations intended to optimize the efficiency and probability of long-term success for the NEON enterprise.

Robertson, Perry J.; Kottenstette, Richard Joseph; Crouch, Shannon M.; Brocato, Robert Wesley; Zak, Bernard Daniel; Osborn, Thor D.; Ivey, Mark D.; Gass, Karl Leslie; Heller, Edwin J.; Dishman, James Larry; Schubert, William Kent; Zirzow, Jeffrey A.

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal liquefaction process research, Mobil M-Gasoline process. R and D interim report No. 1  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the projected economic potential for the methanol-to-gasoline (M-Gasoline) process under development by Mobil Research and Development Corporation. The potential was reviewed by developing a preliminary economic estimation of the design, construction, and operation of a commercial-sized facility to produce 50,000 barrels per day (BPD) of gasoline. The review included a preliminary definition of facilities and projected economics for the production of methanol utilizing synthesis gas produced by the gasification of coal. The limited time and effort allotted for completion of the study permitted moderate, but not exhaustive, optimization of the conceptual industrial complex. A summary of more recent data was received following completion of the study. Preliminary analysis of this more recent information indicated that it would not significantly alter the preliminary economic conclusions. At the direction of the Department of Energy, therefore, the conceptual design and economic evaluations were not revised to incorporate this later information. The primary objective of the study was to project the economic potential of the process. A secondary objective was to develop recommendations for improvements. Preliminary engineering was performed as required to define the basis for plant design and economic estimates.

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HIGH FLUX ISOTOPE REACTOR PRELIMINARY DESIGN STUDY  

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A comparison of possible types of research reactors for the production of transplutonium elements and other isotopes indicates that a flux-trap reactor consisting of a beryllium-reflecteds light-water-cooled annular fuel region surrounding a light-water island provides the required thermal neutron fluxes at minimum cost. The preliminary desigu of such a reactor was carried out on the basis of a parametric study of the effect of dimensions of the island and fuel regions heat removal rates, and fuel loading on the achievable thermal neutmn fluxes in the island and reflector. The results indicate that a 12- to 14-cm- diam. island provides the maximum flux for a given power density. This is in good agreement with the US8R critical experiments. Heat removal calculations indicate that average power densities up to 3.9 Mw/liter are achievable with H/ sub 2/O-cooled, platetype fuel elements if the system is pressurized to 650 psi to prevent surface boiling. On this basis, 100 Mw of heat can be removed from a 14-cm-ID x 36-cm-OD x 30.5-cm-long fuel regions resulting in a thermal neutron flux of 3 x 10/sup 15/ in the island after insertion of 100 g of Cm/sup 244/ or equivalent. The resulting production of Cf/sup 252/ amounts to 65 mg for a 1 1/2- year irradiation. Operation of the reactor at the more conservative level of 67 Mw, providing an irradiation flux of 2 x 10/sup 15/ in the islands will result in the production of 35 mg of Cf/sup 252/ per 18 months from 100 g of Cm/sup 244/. A development program is proposed to answer the question of the feasibility of the higher power operation. In addition to the central irradiation facility for heavyelement productions the HFIR contains ten hydraulic rabbit tubes passing through the beryllium reflector for isotope production and four beam holes for basic research, Preliminary estimates indicate that the cost of the facility, designed for an operating power level of 100 Mw, will be approximately 2 million. (auth)

Lane, J.A.; Cheverton, R.D.; Claiborne, G.C.; Cole, T.E.; Gambill, W.R.; Gill, J.P.; Hilvety, N.; McWherther, J.R.; Vroom, D.W.

1959-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lawrence Livermore National Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2000-12 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2000-12 September 27, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Authorization Basis Issues at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (EA-2000-12) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) maintenance and adherence to documents, which form the Authorization Basis (AB) for the Laboratory's nuclear facilities. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2000-12 More Documents & Publications Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - November 5,

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Blade system design studies volume II : preliminary blade designs and recommended test matrix.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

As part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Partnerships for Advanced Component Technologies (WindPACT) program, Global Energy Concepts, LLC is performing a Blade System Design Study (BSDS) concerning innovations in materials, processes and structural configurations for application to wind turbine blades in the multi-megawatt range. The BSDS Volume I project report addresses issues and constraints identified to scaling conventional blade designs to the megawatt size range, and evaluated candidate materials, manufacturing and design innovations for overcoming and improving large blade economics. The current report (Volume II), presents additional discussion of materials and manufacturing issues for large blades, including a summary of current trends in commercial blade manufacturing. Specifications are then developed to guide the preliminary design of MW-scale blades. Using preliminary design calculations for a 3.0 MW blade, parametric analyses are performed to quantify the potential benefits in stiffness and decreased gravity loading by replacement of a baseline fiberglass spar with carbon-fiberglass hybrid material. Complete preliminary designs are then presented for 3.0 MW and 5.0 MW blades that incorporate fiberglass-to-carbon transitions at mid-span. Based on analysis of these designs, technical issues are identified and discussed. Finally, recommendations are made for composites testing under Part I1 of the BSDS, and the initial planned test matrix for that program is presented.

Griffin, Dayton A. (Global Energy Concepts, LLC, Kirkland, WA)

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2010 Preliminary Determination Quantitative Analysis  

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The United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) conducted a preliminary quantitative analysis to assess whether buildings constructed according to the requirements of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)/Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Standard 90.1-2010 (ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010, Standard 90.1-2010, or 2010 edition) would result in energy savings compared with buildings constructed to ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007(ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, Standard 90.1-2007, or 2007 edition). The preliminary analysis considered each of the 109 addenda to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 that were included in ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010. All 109 addenda processed by ASHRAE in the creation of Standard 90.1-2010 from Standard 90.1-2007 were reviewed by DOE, and their combined impact on a suite of 16 building prototype models in 15 ASHRAE climate zones was considered. Most addenda were deemed to have little quantifiable impact on building efficiency for the purpose of DOEs preliminary determination. However, out of the 109 addenda, 34 were preliminarily determined to have measureable and quantifiable impact.

Halverson, Mark A.; Liu, Bing; Rosenberg, Michael I.

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blade system design studies volume II : preliminary blade designs and recommended test matrix.  

SciTech Connect

As part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Partnerships for Advanced Component Technologies (WindPACT) program, Global Energy Concepts, LLC is performing a Blade System Design Study (BSDS) concerning innovations in materials, processes and structural configurations for application to wind turbine blades in the multi-megawatt range. The BSDS Volume I project report addresses issues and constraints identified to scaling conventional blade designs to the megawatt size range, and evaluated candidate materials, manufacturing and design innovations for overcoming and improving large blade economics. The current report (Volume II), presents additional discussion of materials and manufacturing issues for large blades, including a summary of current trends in commercial blade manufacturing. Specifications are then developed to guide the preliminary design of MW-scale blades. Using preliminary design calculations for a 3.0 MW blade, parametric analyses are performed to quantify the potential benefits in stiffness and decreased gravity loading by replacement of a baseline fiberglass spar with carbon-fiberglass hybrid material. Complete preliminary designs are then presented for 3.0 MW and 5.0 MW blades that incorporate fiberglass-to-carbon transitions at mid-span. Based on analysis of these designs, technical issues are identified and discussed. Finally, recommendations are made for composites testing under Part I1 of the BSDS, and the initial planned test matrix for that program is presented.

Griffin, Dayton A. (Global Energy Concepts, LLC, Kirkland, WA)

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

" Million Housing Units, Preliminary"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Computers and Other Electronics in U.S. Homes, By Number of Household Members, 2009" Computers and Other Electronics in U.S. Homes, By Number of Household Members, 2009" " Million Housing Units, Preliminary" ,,"Number of Household Members" ,"Total U.S.1 (millions)" ,,,,,,"5 or More Members" "Computers and Other Electronics",,"1 Member","2 Members","3 Members","4 Members" "Total Homes",113.6,31.3,35.8,18.1,15.7,12.7 "Computers" "Number of Computers" 0,27.4,12.9,7.6,3,1.8,2.1 1,46.9,14.5,15.5,6.7,5.7,4.5 2,24.3,3.1,9.3,4.6,4.2,3.1 3,9.5,0.5,2.6,2.5,2.3,1.7 4,3.6,0.2,0.6,0.9,1.2,0.7 "5 or More",2,0.1,0.3,0.4,0.5,0.7 "Most-Used Computer" "Computer Type" "Desktop",48.3,10.5,16.2,7.9,7.4,6.3

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Preliminary results from an advanced lighting controlstestbed  

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Preliminary results from a large-scale testbed of advanced lighting control technologies at the Phillip Burton Federal Building at 450 Golden Gate Ave. in San Francisco are presented. The first year objective of this project is to determine the sustainable energy savings and cost-effectiveness of different lighting control technologies compared to a portion of the building where only minimal controls are installed. The paper presents the analyzed results from six months of tests focused on accurately characterizing the energy savings potential of one type of daylight-linked lighting controls compared to the lighting in similar open-planned areas without dimming controls. After analyzing a half year;s data, we determined that the annual energy savings for this type of daylight- linked controls was 41% and 30% for the outer rows of lights on the South and North sides of the building, respectively. The annual energy savings dropped to 22% and 16% for the second row of lights for the South and North, respectively, and was negligible for the third rows of lights.

Avery, Douglas; Jennings, Judity; Rubinstein, Francis

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Preliminary petroleum resource estimates for Indonesia  

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Of about 44 sedimentary basins along the 2900 mi east-west extent of Indonesia, 13 basins are believed to contain practically all of Indonesia's future petroleum resources. Western Indonesia, underlain by the Asian (Sunda) continental block, comprises the Sumatra-Java archipelago, the island of Kalimantan, and the intervening Sunda Shelf. This area contains almost all of the Indonesian petroleum reserves, and its exploration has reached early maturity. The reserves are concentrated in the five larger inner-arc basins of the archipelago and in the three rifted basins of the Kalimantan-Sunda Shelf area. Eastern Indonesia is essentially Irian Jaya (western New Guinea) and the adjoining shelf. The north edge of the Australian-New Guinea continental block has been successively rifted, compressed, and wrenched along its northern boundary with the Pacific plate. Exploration of the three major basins in this tectonic zone is still in an early stage. Preliminary most-likely estimates of the undiscovered recoverable petroleum resources of Indonesia are approximately 7 billion bbl of oil and 70 tcf of gas (in addition to an estimated 70 tcf of discovered gas not yet assigned to reserves). More than 90% of the undiscovered petroleum resources are in western Indonesia, but the best chances for unknown giant discoveries may be in the frontier Irian Jaya of eastern Indonesia.

Kingston, J.

1986-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

ALMA Nutator Design and Preliminary Performance  

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We report the past two years of collaboration between the di?erent actors on the ALMA nutator. Building on previous developments, the nutator has seen changes in much of the design. A high-modulus carbon ?fiber structure has been added on the back of the mirror in order to transfer the voice coils forces with less deformation, thus reducing delay problems due to flexing. The controller is now an off?-the-shelf National Instrument NI-cRIO, and the ampli?fier a class D servo drive from Advanced Motion Controls, with high peak power able to drive the coils at 300 Volts DC. The stow mechanism has been totally redesigned to improve on the repeatability and precision of the stow position, which is also the reference for the 26 bits Heidenhain encoders. This also improves on the accuracy of the stow position with wind loading. Finally, the software, written largely with National Instrument's LabView, has been developed. We will discuss these changes and the preliminary performances achieved to date. Keywords: ALMA, ...

Martin-Cocher, Pierre; Koch, Patrick M; Ni, Chih-Wen; Chen, Wei-Long; Chen, Ming-Tang; Raffin, Philippe; Ong, Chin-Long; Ho, Paul T P; Symmes, Arthur

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River...  

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Tracking System (NTS) andor the Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) during 2001. These events included work control deficiencies that resulted in...

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Process Deviation  

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0 Process Deviation 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 0 Process Deviation 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Process Deviation Document Number: P-010 Rev 11-0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): F-013 Process Deviation Form, P-008 Corrective/Preventive Action, F-014 Process Deviation Log, ADMP-001 Procurement Process P-010 Process Deviation 11_0304 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0822 Process assigned to new owner. Process and flowchart modified to require completion of all items on F-013. 09_0122 Process and flowchart modified to reflect process modifications.

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation -  

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Fernald Corporation - Fernald Corporation - EA-97-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation - EA-97-05 July 29, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation related to Corrective Actions Implementation Deficiencies at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, (EA-97-05) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the failure of the Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation (FDF) to effectively complete corrective actions for the referenced noncompliance, although it informed the DOE Fernald Project Office that such work had been completed. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation - EA-97-05 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Fernald, Inc. - EA-2005-05

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -  

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1 1 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-98-01 March 9, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to University of California related to the Unplanned Personnel Contaminations and Radioactive Material Intakes at the Hazardous Waste Management Facilities at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (EA-98-01) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the unplanned personnel contaminations/intakes at [a building] of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Hazardous Waste Management Facilities on July 2, 1997. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-98-01 More Documents & Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -

223

Electric System Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary Analysis  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary Analysis Prepared for Western Interstate Energy Board Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation Electric System Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary Analysis Prepared for Western Interstate Energy Board Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation The nation's electricity system is regional in nature, because of the operation of the interconnected grids and the markets defined by them. Over the years, many regional organizations of utilities and governments have formed to manage and oversee these markets. Electric System Decision Making in Other Regions: A Preliminary Analysis Prepared for Western Interstate Energy Board Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation More Documents & Publications

224

2012 Congestion Study Webinars to Present Preliminary Findings and Receive  

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Congestion Study Webinars to Present Preliminary Findings and Congestion Study Webinars to Present Preliminary Findings and Receive Input from Stakeholders 2012 Congestion Study Webinars to Present Preliminary Findings and Receive Input from Stakeholders July 19, 2012 - 9:00am Addthis The Department of Energy will host three webinars in August 2012 to present the preliminary findings of the 2012 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study and to receive input and suggestions from state officials, industry representatives, and other stakeholders. Two of the webinars will be designed to discuss with state officials the initial findings of the DOE 2012 congestion analysis. The third webinar will be for industry representatives and other interested parties, although stakeholders may dial into any of the three meetings.

225

A Preliminary Resistivity Investigation (Ves) Of The Langada Hot Springs  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Preliminary Resistivity Investigation (Ves) Of The Langada Hot Springs Preliminary Resistivity Investigation (Ves) Of The Langada Hot Springs Area In Northern Greece Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: A Preliminary Resistivity Investigation (Ves) Of The Langada Hot Springs Area In Northern Greece Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: In total 24 direct current resistivity soundings were carried out during the preliminary stages of a geothermal exploration survey of the Langada hot springs area (northern Greece). The analysis of the data revealed a horst-type morphology striking NW-SE. Correlation between the location of hot springs, successful drill holes and the basement (horst) indicates that the sector of geothermal interest is concentrated along the major axis of the horst mapped. The horst type geothermal structure fits in

226

Preliminary Results from Two Spectral-Geobotanical Surveys over Geothermal  

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Preliminary Results from Two Spectral-Geobotanical Surveys over Geothermal Preliminary Results from Two Spectral-Geobotanical Surveys over Geothermal Areas- Cove Fort-Sulphurdale, Utah and Dixie Valley, Nevada Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Preliminary Results from Two Spectral-Geobotanical Surveys over Geothermal Areas- Cove Fort-Sulphurdale, Utah and Dixie Valley, Nevada Abstract Geobotanical anomalies have been associated with mineralization and hydrocarbon microseepage. As both of these phenomena have been associated with hydrothermal convection systems in the Great Basin it is likely that geobotanical anomalies are present over geothermal areas. This paper present preliminary results for the ongoing Cove Fort Sulphurdale, Utah and Dixie Valley, Utah, studies. Data acquisition for these areas has included

227

Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Quality Assurance Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation Plan Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation Plan The primary objective of this report is to determine whether the existing Fuel Cycle Technologies (FCT) Quality Assurance Program Document (QAPD) is sufficient for work to be performed in the Used Fuel Disposition Campaign (UFDC), and where the existing QAPD is not sufficient, supply recommendations for changes to the QAPD to accommodate the UFDC. The FCT QAPD provides a sound and useable foundation for the implementation of QA for UFDC R&D activities, including the application of QA in a graded approach. Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation Plan More Documents & Publications Used Fuel Disposition Campaign International Activities Implementation Plan

228

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC -  

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC - WEA-2010-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC - WEA-2010-05 October 7, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC related to a Nitric Acid Spill Event and an Electrical Arc Flash Injury Event at the Savannah River Site This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the nitric acid spill event that occurred in F Area on August 18, 2009, and the electrical arc flash injury that occurred in the D Area powerhouse on September 23, 2009, at the Savannah River Site. Based on an evaluation of the evidence in this matter, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has

229

PRELIMINARY SURVEY O F INTERNATIONAL M INERALS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATIO...  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Pk.. "p' . PRELIMINARY SURVEY O F INTERNATIONAL M INERALS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION M u lberry, F lorida I Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge...

230

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-10  

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John Browne Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 EA 98-10 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ALO-LA-LANL-LANL-1997-0002 and...

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2012 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study: Preliminary Findings  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Department is preparing the 2012 Congestion Study now, and is hosting three webinars in August 2012 to receive input and suggestions concerning the preliminary findings of the study. The...

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Safety and Ecology Corporation...  

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& Publications Preliminary Notice of Violation,Bechtel National, Inc. - NEA-2008-03 VBH-0062 - In the Matter of Sue Rice Gossett VBZ-0062 - In the Matter of Sue Rice Gossett...

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Integration of engineering models in computer-aided preliminary design  

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The problems of the integration of engineering models in computer-aided preliminary design are reviewed. This paper details the research, development, and testing of modifications to Paper Airplane, a LISP-based computer ...

Lajoie, Ronnie M.

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-West -  

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West - West - EA-2001-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-West - EA-2001-01 February 28, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to Programmatic Management Failures at Argonne National Laboratory-West, (EA-2001-01) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances presented to DOE by Mason & Hanger Corporation's (M&H or the contractor) internal evaluation of the Building 12-79 HPFL Valve Misposition at the Pantex Plant, which was identified on November 19, 1999. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-West - EA-2001-01 More Documents & Publications Consent Order, Mason & Hanger Corporation - EA-2000-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Mason & Hanger Corporation - EA-1999-05

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Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation  

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Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation Plan Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation Plan The primary objective of this report is to determine whether the existing Fuel Cycle Technologies (FCT) Quality Assurance Program Document (QAPD) is sufficient for work to be performed in the Used Fuel Disposition Campaign (UFDC), and where the existing QAPD is not sufficient, supply recommendations for changes to the QAPD to accommodate the UFDC. The FCT QAPD provides a sound and useable foundation for the implementation of QA for UFDC R&D activities, including the application of QA in a graded approach. Used Fuel Disposition Campaign Preliminary Quality Assurance Implementation Plan More Documents & Publications

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Processing Division  

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Advances the processing knowledge and managerial skills by providing a forum of technical information and networking opportunities. Processing Division Divisions achievement agricultural analytical application award awards biotechnology detergents

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EIS Process  

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Process The EIS Process The two Conversion Facility EISs have been prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, Council on Environmental Quality NEPA...

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Proposal Process  

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Proposal Process R&D Overview 100G Testbed Testbed Description Testbed Results Current Testbed Research Proposal Process Terms and Conditions Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) Performance...

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A Preliminary Evaluation of Alternative Liquid Desiccants for a Hybrid Desiccant Air Conditioner  

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This paper presents the results of a preliminary investigation at The University of Texas at Austin of alternative liquid desiccants for use in a hybrid desiccant air-conditioning system in which a desiccant is circulated between the evaporator and the condenser of a vapor-compression air conditioner. The liquid desiccants studied were lithium chloride, lithium bromide, calcium chloride, and triethylene glycol. Each candidate desiccant was subjected to a screening process which weighed the merits of the desiccant in terms of selected characteristics. The best liquid desiccant for the anticipated application was found to be calcium chloride.

Studak, J. W.; Peterson, J. L.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Project Execution Plan for the Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project  

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This preliminary project execution plan (PEP) defines U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project objectives, roles and responsibilities of project participants, project organization, and controls to effectively manage acquisition of capital funds for construction of a proposed remote-handled low-level waste (LLW) disposal facility at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The plan addresses the policies, requirements, and critical decision (CD) responsibilities identified in DOE Order 413.3B, 'Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets.' This plan is intended to be a 'living document' that will be periodically updated as the project progresses through the CD process to construction and turnover for operation.

David Duncan

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulating groundwater transport process using a vertical heterogeneity model: a case study  

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It is important to simulate a groundwater transport process, e.g., pollutant migration, through the vadose zone and subsequent mixing within the saturated zone to assess potential impacts of contaminants in the subsurface in preliminary stages. It is ...

Samuel S. Lee; Hoh Peter In

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Partitioning planning studies: Preliminary evaluation of metal and radionuclide partitioning the high-temperature thermal treatment systems  

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A preliminary study of toxic metals and radionuclide partitioning during high-temperature processing of mixed waste has been conducted during Fiscal Year 1996 within the Environmental Management Technology Evaluation Project. The study included: (a) identification of relevant partitioning mechanisms that cause feed material to be distributed between the solid, molten, and gas phases within a thermal treatment system; (b) evaluations of existing test data from applicable demonstration test programs as a means to identify and understand elemental and species partitioning; and, (c) evaluation of theoretical or empirical partitioning models for use in predicting elemental or species partitioning in a thermal treatment system. This preliminary study was conducted to identify the need for and the viability of developing the tools capable of describing and predicting toxic metals and radionuclide partitioning in the most applicable mixed waste thermal treatment processes. This document presents the results and recommendations resulting from this study that may serve as an impetus for developing and implementing these predictive tools.

Liekhus, K.; Grandy, J.; Chambers, A. [and others] [and others

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrocarbon Processing`s refining processes `96  

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The paper compiles information on the following refining processes: alkylation, benzene reduction, benzene saturation, catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, coking, crude distillation, deasphalting, deep catalytic cracking, electrical desalting, ethers, fluid catalytic cracking, hydrocracking, hydrogenation, hydrotreating, isomerization, resid catalytic cracking, treating, and visbreaking. The application, products, a description of the process, yield, economics, installation, and licensor are given for each entry.

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1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greenridge Multi-Pollutant Control Project Preliminary Public Design Report  

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The Greenidge Multi-Pollutant Control Project is being conducted as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Power Plant Improvement Initiative to demonstrate an innovative combination of air pollution control technologies that can cost-effectively reduce emissions of SO{sub 2}, NO{sub x}, Hg, acid gases (SO{sub 3}, HCl, and HF), and particulate matter from smaller coal-fired electrical generating units (EGUs). The multi-pollutant control system includes a hybrid selective non-catalytic reduction (SNCR)/in-duct selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system to reduce NOx emissions by {ge}60%, followed by a Turbosorp{reg_sign} circulating fluidized bed dry scrubber system to reduce emissions of SO{sub 2}, SO{sub 3}, HCl, and HF by {ge}95%. Mercury removal of {ge}90% is also targeted via the co-benefits afforded by the in-duct SCR, dry scrubber, and baghouse and by injection of activated carbon upstream of the scrubber, as required. The technology is particularly well suited, because of its relatively low capital and maintenance costs and small space requirements, to meet the needs of coal-fired units with capacities of 50-300 MWe. There are about 440 such units in the United States that currently are not equipped with SCR, flue gas desulfurization (FGD), or mercury control systems. These smaller units are a valuable part of the nation's energy infrastructure, constituting about 60 GW of installed capacity. However, with the onset of the Clean Air Interstate Rule, Clean Air Mercury Rule, and various state environmental actions requiring deep reductions in emissions of SO{sub 2}, NO{sub x}, and mercury, the continued operation of these units increasingly depends upon the ability to identify viable air pollution control retrofit options for them. The large capital costs and sizable space requirements associated with conventional technologies such as SCR and wet FGD make these technologies unattractive for many smaller units. The Greenidge Project aims to confirm the commercial readiness of an emissions control system that is specifically designed to meet the environmental compliance requirements of these smaller coal-fired EGUs. The multi-pollutant control system is being installed and tested on the AES Greenidge Unit 4 (Boiler 6) by a team including CONSOL Energy Inc. as prime contractor, AES Greenidge LLC as host site owner, and Babcock Power Environmental Inc. as engineering, procurement, and construction contractor. All funding for the project is being provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, through its National Energy Technology Laboratory, and by AES Greenidge. AES Greenidge Unit 4 is a 107 MW{sub e} (net), 1950s vintage, tangentially-fired, reheat unit that is representative of many of the 440 smaller coal-fired units identified above. Following design and construction, the multi-pollutant control system will be demonstrated over an approximately 20-month period while the unit fires 2-4% sulfur eastern U.S. bituminous coal and co-fires up to 10% biomass. This Preliminary Public Design Report is the first in a series of two reports describing the design of the multi-pollutant control facility that is being demonstrated at AES Greenidge. Its purpose is to consolidate for public use all available nonproprietary design information on the Greenidge Multi-Pollutant Control Project. As such, the report includes a discussion of the process concept, design objectives, design considerations, and uncertainties associated with the multi-pollutant control system and also summarizes the design of major process components and balance of plant considerations for the AES Greenidge Unit 4 installation. The Final Public Design Report, the second report in the series, will update this Preliminary Public Design Report to reflect the final, as-built design of the facility and to incorporate data on capital costs and projected operating costs.

Daniel P. Connell

2009-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary report on operational guidelines developed for use in emergency preparedness and response to a radiological dispersal device incident.  

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This report presents preliminary operational guidelines and supporting work products developed through the interagency Operational Guidelines Task Group (OGT). The report consolidates preliminary operational guidelines, all ancillary work products, and a companion software tool that facilitates their implementation into one reference source document. The report is intended for interim use and comment and provides the foundation for fostering future reviews of the operational guidelines and their implementation within emergency preparedness and response initiatives in the event of a radiological dispersal device (RDD) incident. The report principally focuses on the technical derivation and presentation of the operational guidelines. End-user guidance providing more details on how to apply these operational guidelines within planning and response settings is being considered and developed elsewhere. The preliminary operational guidelines are categorized into seven groups on the basis of their intended application within early, intermediate, and long-term recovery phases of emergency response. We anticipate that these operational guidelines will be updated and refined by interested government agencies in response to comments and lessons learned from their review, consideration, and trial application. This review, comment, and trial application process will facilitate the selection of a final set of operational guidelines that may be more or less inclusive of the preliminary operational guidelines presented in this report. These and updated versions of the operational guidelines will be made available through the OGT public Web site (http://ogcms.energy.gov) as they become finalized for public distribution and comment.

Yu, C.; Cheng, J.-J.; Kamboj, S.; Domotor, S.; Wallo, A.; Environmental Science Division; DOE

2006-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural gas conversion process  

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The experimental apparatus was dismantled and transferred to a laboratory space provided by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL) which is already equipped with a high-ventilation fume hood. This will enable us to make tests at higher gas flow rates in a safe environment. Three papers presented at the ACS meeting in San Francisco (Symposium on Natural Gas Upgrading II) April 5--10, 1992 show that the goal of direct catalytic conversion of Methane into heavier Hydrocarbons in a reducing atmosphere is actively pursued in three other different laboratories. There are similarities in their general concept with our own approach, but the temperature range of the experiments reported in these recent papers is much lower and this leads to uneconomic conversion rates. This illustrates the advantages of Methane activation by a Hydrogen plasma to reach commercial conversion rates. A preliminary process flow diagram was established for the Integrated Process, which was outlined in the previous Quarterly Report. The flow diagram also includes all the required auxiliary facilities for product separation and recycle of the unconverted feed as well as for the preparation and compression of the Syngas by-product.

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1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Process Deviation  

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10 Course/Analysis Initiation Process 11_0512 Page 1 of 6 10 Course/Analysis Initiation Process 11_0512 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Course/Analysis Initiation Process Document Number: ISDP- 010 Rev 11_0512 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Vickie Pleau Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Production Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-001 Technical Direction, ISDF-035 Analysis Feasibility Assessment, ISDP-010, Course Analysis Initiation Process, ISDP-015, WBT/ILT/Ex Design Process ISDP-010 Course/Analysis Initiation Process 11_0512 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release 11_0512 Modified verbiage for clarification and updated referenced documents.

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Process Deviation  

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4 Course Evaluation and Close-out Process 10_0630 Page 1 of 5 4 Course Evaluation and Close-out Process 10_0630 Page 1 of 5 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Course Evaluation and Close-out Process Document Number: ISDP-014 Rev. 10_0630 Document Owner: Vickie Pleau Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Production Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-011, ISD History File Acceptance, ISDF-012, ISD History File Checklist ISDP-014 Course Evaluation and Close-out Process 10_0630 Page 2 of 5 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release ISDP-014 Course Evaluation and Close-out Process 10_0630 Page 3 of 5 I. Purpose To effectively plan and control the process for evaluating and finalizing EOTA ILT, EX and WBT training products, assuring

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Mountaineer Commercial Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Project Topical Report: Preliminary Public Design Report  

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This Preliminary Public Design Report consolidates for public use nonproprietary design information on the Mountaineer Commercial Scale Carbon Capture & Storage project. The report is based on the preliminary design information developed during the Phase I - Project Definition Phase, spanning the time period of February 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011. The report includes descriptions and/or discussions for: (1) DOE's Clean Coal Power Initiative, overall project & Phase I objectives, and the historical evolution of DOE and American Electric Power (AEP) sponsored projects leading to the current project; (2) Alstom's Chilled Ammonia Process (CAP) carbon capture retrofit technology and the carbon storage and monitoring system; (3) AEP's retrofit approach in terms of plant operational and integration philosophy; (4) The process island equipment and balance of plant systems for the CAP technology; (5) The carbon storage system, addressing injection wells, monitoring wells, system monitoring and controls logic philosophy; (6) Overall project estimate that includes the overnight cost estimate, cost escalation for future year expenditures, and major project risks that factored into the development of the risk based contingency; and (7) AEP's decision to suspend further work on the project at the end of Phase I, notwithstanding its assessment that the Alstom CAP technology is ready for commercial demonstration at the intended scale.

Guy Cerimele

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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RISC-3 Seismic Assessment Guidelines: Preliminary Report  

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This report provides guidance for establishing reasonable confidence that structures, systems, and components (SSCs) of nuclear plants, categorized as RISC-3 under the 10 CFR 50.69 Risk Informed Safety Categorization Process, will perform their required functions under design basis seismic conditions.

2004-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

251

Process Deviation  

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5 WBT/ILT/EX Course Design Process 10_0630 Page 1 of 6 5 WBT/ILT/EX Course Design Process 10_0630 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: WBT/ILT/EX Course Design Process Document Number: ISDP-015 Rev. 10_0630 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Production Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-046 Training Design/Development Summary, ISDF-004 Design Document, ISDF-006A WBT Script Template, ISDF- 007 Lesson Plan Template, ISDF-012, ISD History File Checklist ISDP-015 WBT/ILT/EX Course Design Process 10_0630 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release ISDP-015 WBT/ILT/EX Course Design Process 10_0630 Page 3 of 6

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Process Deviation  

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7 Exercise Development Process 11_0414 Page 1 of 8 7 Exercise Development Process 11_0414 Page 1 of 8 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Exercise Development Process Document Number: ISDP-017 Revision 11_0414 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Product Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-001 Technical Direction, ISDF-004 Design Document, ISDF-006 WBT Script Template, ISDF-007 Lesson Plan Template, ITTP-016 WBT Programming ISDP-017 Exercise Development Process 11_0414 Page 2 of 8 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release 11_0223 Made changes to accurately reflect TPP. 11_0414 Added Derivative Classifier to step 12.0 ISDP-017 Exercise Development Process 11_0414 Page 3 of 8

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Process Deviation  

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5 Website Development-Maintenance Process 11_0419Page 1 of 6 5 Website Development-Maintenance Process 11_0419Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Website Development-Maintenance Process Document Number: ITTP-015 Rev. 11_0419 Document Owner: Benjamin Aragon Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: ITT Referenced Document(s): ITTF-016 Website Development/Maintenance Log, ISDP-002 Training Production Process ITTP-015 Website Development-Maintenance Process 11_0419Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 11_0419 Deleted decision point 2.1 and 2.2, incorporated Notifying Requester into step 2.0, modified verbiage for clarification. ITTP-015 Website Development-Maintenance Process 11_0419Page 3 of 6

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DOE Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules |  

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Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules DOE Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules On January 18, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13563, "Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review," to ensure that Federal regulations seek more affordable, less intrusive means to achieve policy goals, and that agencies give careful consideration to the benefits and costs of those regulations. Executive Order 13563 recognizes the importance of maintaining a consistent culture of retrospective review and analysis throughout the executive branch. To that end, Executive Order 13563 requires agencies, by May 18, 2011, to develop a plan for review of their existing significant regulations. DOE_05_18_2011.pdf More Documents & Publications

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EA-1366: Preliminary Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

66: Preliminary Environmental Assessment 66: Preliminary Environmental Assessment EA-1366: Preliminary Environmental Assessment Santiam-Bethel Transmission Line Project Bonneville Power Administration proposes to rebuild the first 17 miles of the Santiam-Chemawa transmission line from Santiam Substation to the line's connection to Portland General Electric's Bethel Substation. BPA would replace the existing single-circuit 230-kilovolt (kV) line with towers that could support two circuits. The existing line supplies both Bethel Substation and BPA's Chemawa Substation. The new lines would eliminate overloading of the existing line from Santiam Substation to the line's connection to Bethel Substation by having one new line supply Bethel Substation and the other new line supply Chemawa Substation.

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc - Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc - EA-2001-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc - EA-2001-04 July 11, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Babcock and Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc., related to a Radioactive Material Intake Event, and Bioassay Program and Unresolved Safety Question Deficiencies at the Mound Plant, (EA-2001-03) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several problems and events occurring during calendar year 2000 and early 2001 at the Mound Plant. These included the January 2001 [radioactive material] intake event in Building 38, bioassay program deficiencies, and unresolved safety question program deficiencies. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc -

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC -  

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with a fall injury event that occurred on November 29, 2011, while workers were torch-cutting the steel walls of the decommissioned Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor in building 701 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. The results of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) investigation were provided to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (BSA) in an investigation report dated November 28, 2012. DOE convened an enforcement conference on March 14, 2013, with you and members of your

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NETL: Mercury Emissions Control Technologies - Preliminary Field Evaluation  

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Preliminary Field Evaluation of Mercury Control Using Combustion Modifications Preliminary Field Evaluation of Mercury Control Using Combustion Modifications General Electric – Energy and Environmental Research Corporation is developing a new technology that reduces the cost of mercury removal from flue gas by combining it with carbon reduction in a burnout system and simultaneously controlling nitrogen oxides emissions. Data on mercury removal at Western Kentucky Electric’s Green Station will be obtained and used to assess options to improve the efficiency of mercury removal. These options will be further investigated in pilot-scale testing on a 300 kW combustor. Related Papers and Publications: Preliminary Field Evaluation of Hg Control Using Combustion Modifications [PDF-732KB] - Presented at the 2004 Electric Utilities Environmental Conference, Tucson, AZ - January 19-22, 2004.

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia Corporation - EA-1999-02 |  

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1999-02 1999-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia Corporation - EA-1999-02 May 21, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation, related to Radioactive Material Control and Radiological Work Permits at Sandia National Laboratories, (EA-1999-03) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a series of events and activities, which occurred during 1997 and 1998 at the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). The DOE evaluation identified two recurring and programmatic concerns, which included repetitive, long-term problems with the control of radioactive material and with the documentation, use and implementation of technical work documents, specifically radiological work permits. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Sandia Corporation - EA-1999-02

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Preliminary Assessment of the Structural Controls of Neal Hot Springs  

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Preliminary Assessment of the Structural Controls of Neal Hot Springs Preliminary Assessment of the Structural Controls of Neal Hot Springs Geothermal Field, Malhuer County, Oregon Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Preliminary Assessment of the Structural Controls of Neal Hot Springs Geothermal Field, Malhuer County, Oregon Abstract The Neal Hot Springs geothermal field is marked by hotsprings that effuse from opaline sinter mounds just north of BullyCreek, in Malheur County, Oregon. Production wells have highflow rates and temperatures above 138C at depths of 850-915 m.On a regional scale, the geothermal field occupies a broad zonewithin the intersection between a regional, N-striking, normalfault system within the Oregon-Idaho graben and a regionalNW-striking, normal fault system within the western Snake

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -  

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0-12 0-12 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2000-12 September 27, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Authorization Basis Issues at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (EA-2000-12) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) maintenance and adherence to documents, which form the Authorization Basis (AB) for the Laboratory's nuclear facilities. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - EA-2000-12 More Documents & Publications Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - November 5, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - August 22,

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc -  

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Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc - Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc - EA-2001-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc - EA-2001-04 July 11, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Babcock and Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc., related to a Radioactive Material Intake Event, and Bioassay Program and Unresolved Safety Question Deficiencies at the Mound Plant, (EA-2001-03) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several problems and events occurring during calendar year 2000 and early 2001 at the Mound Plant. These included the January 2001 [radioactive material] intake event in Building 38, bioassay program deficiencies, and unresolved safety question program deficiencies. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Wilcox Technologies of Ohio, Inc -

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

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7-01 7-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2007-01 July 13, 2007 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to the Unauthorized Reproduction and Removal of Classified Matter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory The Department of Energy (DOE) has completed its investigation of the unauthorized reproduction and removal of classified matter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) discovered in October 2006. Based upon the investigation of the incident and evaluation of the evidence in this matter, including information presented by you and members of your staff during the enforcement conference on April l3, 2007, I am issuing the enclosed Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) in accordance with 10 C.F

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Chemical analyses and preliminary interpretation of waters collected from  

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analyses and preliminary interpretation of waters collected from analyses and preliminary interpretation of waters collected from the CGEH No. 1 geothermal well at Coso, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Chemical analyses and preliminary interpretation of waters collected from the CGEH No. 1 geothermal well at Coso, California Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: The chloride-rich water obtained in 1967 from the shallow (114.3 m) Coso Hot Springs well No. 1 comes from a deep aquifer with a temperature at least as high as about 240 C and possibly higher than 275 C. Similar, but slightly diluted and cooled chloride-rich water enters the 1477-meter deep CGEH No. 1 well drilled in 1977 about 3.2 km to the west of the 1967 well. From the data in hand the Coso geothermal system appears to be a hot

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Low Background Radiation Experiment Yields Interesting Preliminary Results  

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Low Background Radiation Experiment Yields Interesting Preliminary Low Background Radiation Experiment Yields Interesting Preliminary Results Low Background Radiation Experiment Yields Interesting Preliminary Results May 18, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Deb Gill U.S. DOE Carlsbad Field Office (575) 234-7270 CARLSBAD, N.M. - New Mexico State University"s Low Background Radiation Experiment (LBRE), which takes place 2,150 feet below the earth"s surface at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, recently released some results about the project"s first two years of experimentation. The March 2011 edition of Health Physics printed an article titled "Exploring Biological Effects of Low Level Radiation from the Other Side of Background," summarizing some initial data taken from LBRE and from a sister experiment conducted at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

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GRR/Section 2 - Preliminary Site Considerations | Open Energy Information  

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2 - Preliminary Site Considerations 2 - Preliminary Site Considerations < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 2 - Preliminary Site Considerations 02SiteConsiderations (1).pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies United States Forest Service Fish and Wildlife Service Bureau of Land Management Western Governors' Association Regulations & Policies National Environmental Policy Act Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 02SiteConsiderations (1).pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative Premilinary site selection of geothermal exploration and potential leasing

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EA-1913: Preliminary Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

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3: Preliminary Environmental Assessment 3: Preliminary Environmental Assessment EA-1913: Preliminary Environmental Assessment Springfield Sockeye Hatchery Program, Springfield, Bingham County, Idaho This EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of a proposal by BPA to fund the modification of an existing IDFG trout hatchery near Springfield, Idaho, to provide a facility that would be capable of rearing up to 1 million Snake River sockeye salmon juveniles. Modifications would include demolishing several existing structures, constructing new hatchery facilities in the same footprint, constructing three new residences for hatchery personnel northwest of the hatchery site, and constructing up to six pumps at existing wellheads and a piping system to convey water to hatchery facilities. EA-1913-PEA-2011.pdf

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999-08 1999-08 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-1999-08 September 3, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Deficiencies in Work Controls at the Los Alamos National Laboratory Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Facility, (EA-1999-08) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning a series of deficiencies in work controls and in radiological monitoring which led to a worker's unplanned, uncontrolled radiological exposure and intake of radiological material, [ ], during November 1998 at the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research (CMR) Facility. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-1999-08 More Documents & Publications

269

Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules April 29, 2011 Draft Executive Summary On January 18, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13563, ‗‗Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' to ensure that Federal regulations seek more affordable, less intrusive means to achieve policy goals, and that agencies give careful consideration to the benefits and costs of those regulations. Executive Order 13563 recognizes the importance of maintaining a consistent culture of retrospective review and analysis throughout the executive branch. To that end, Executive Order 13563 requires agencies, by May 18, 2011, to develop a plan for review of

270

Preliminary design package for prototype solar heating system  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A summary is given of the preliminary analysis and design activity on solar heating systems. The analysis was made without site specific ata other than weather; therefore, the results indicate performance expected under these special conditions. Major items in this report include systeem candidates, design approaches, trade studies and other special data required to evaluate the preliminary analysis and design. The program calls for the development and delivery of eight prototype solar heating and coolin systems for installation and operational test. Two-heating and six heating and cooling units will be delivered for Single Family Residences (SFR), Multi-Family Residences (MFR) and commercial applications.

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1978-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Preliminary design package for prototype solar heating and cooling systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A summary is presented of the preliminary analysis and design activity on solar heating and cooling systems. The analysis was made without site specific data other than weather; therefore, the results indicate performance expected under these special conditions. Major items in this report include a market analysis, design approaches, trade studies and other special data required to evaluate the preliminary analysis and design. The program calls for the development and delivery of eight prototype solar heating and cooling systems for installation and operational test. Two heating and six heating and cooling units will be delivered for Single Family Residences (SFR), Multiple-Family Residences (MFR), and commerical applications.

Not Available

1978-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Hydrogen-burn survival: preliminary thermal model and test results  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents preliminary Hydrogen Burn Survival (HBS) Program experimental and analytical work conducted through February 1982. The effects of hydrogen deflagrations on safety-related equipment in nuclear power plant containment buildings are considered. Preliminary results from hydrogen deflagration experiments in the Sandia Variable Geometry Experimental System (VGES) are presented and analytical predictions for these tests are compared and discussed. Analytical estimates of component thermal responses to hydrogen deflagrations in the upper and lower compartments of an ice condenser, pressurized water reactor are also presented.

McCulloch, W.H.; Ratzel, A.C.; Kempka, S.N.; Furgal, D.T.; Aragon, J.J.

1982-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Preliminary analysis of alternative fuel cycles for proliferation evaluation  

SciTech Connect

The ERDA Division of Nuclear Research and Applications proposed 67 nuclear fuel cycles for assessment as to their nonproliferation potential. The object of the assessment was to determine which fuel cycles pose inherently low risk for nuclear weapon proliferation while retaining the major benefits of nuclear energy. This report is a preliminary analysis of these fuel cycles to develop the fuel-recycle data that will complement reactor data, environmental data, and political considerations, which must be included in the overall evaluation. This report presents the preliminary evaluations from ANL, HEDL, ORNL, and SRL and is the basis for a continuing in-depth study. (DLC)

Steindler, M. J.; Ripfel, H. C.F.; Rainey, R. H.

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

SECONDARY WASTE/ETF (EFFLUENT TREATMENT FACILITY) PRELIMINARY PRE-CONCEPTUAL ENGINEERING STUDY  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This pre-conceptual engineering study is intended to assist in supporting the critical decision (CD) 0 milestone by providing a basis for the justification of mission need (JMN) for the handling and disposal of liquid effluents. The ETF baseline strategy, to accommodate (WTP) requirements, calls for a solidification treatment unit (STU) to be added to the ETF to provide the needed additional processing capability. This STU is to process the ETF evaporator concentrate into a cement-based waste form. The cementitious waste will be cast into blocks for curing, storage, and disposal. Tis pre-conceptual engineering study explores this baseline strategy, in addition to other potential alternatives, for meeting the ETF future mission needs. Within each reviewed case study, a technical and facility description is outlined, along with a preliminary cost analysis and the associated risks and benefits.

MAY TH; GEHNER PD; STEGEN GARY; HYMAS JAY; PAJUNEN AL; SEXTON RICH; RAMSEY AMY

2009-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

275

Process Deviation  

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5 Functional/Job/Task Analysis Process 11_0718 Page 1 of 8 5 Functional/Job/Task Analysis Process 11_0718 Page 1 of 8 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Functional/Job/Task Analysis Process Document Number: ISDP-005 Rev 11_0718 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: PM2 Referenced Document(s): ISDF-XXX Vision User Guide (currently being developed ) ISDP-005 Functional/Job/Task Analysis Process 11_0718 Page 2 of 8 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 08_0410 Initial Release 10_0630 Process modified to match steps within the TPP 11_0718 Minor editorial changes; changed step 8.0 from Task-to-Training Matrix to "Analysis"-to-Training Matrix.

276

aluminum processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Refining of Potroom Metal Using the Hydro Ram Crucible Fluxing Process [pp. .... Approachgeneration of Aluminum Wrought Alloy Scrap of Old Cars [pp.

277

materials processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... of the Stainless Steel Elaborated by the Duplex Procedure (Electric Furnace- VOD Installation) [pp. ... Materials Processing on a Solar Furnace Satellite [pp.

278

Waste Feed Delivery System Phase 1 Preliminary RAM Analysis [SEC 1 and 2  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the updated results of the preliminary reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) analysis of selected waste feed delivery (WFD) operations to be performed by the Tank Farm Contractor (TFC) during Phase I activities in support of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP). For planning purposes, waste feed tanks are being divided into five classes in accordance with the type of waste in each tank and the activities required to retrieve, qualify, and transfer waste feed. This report reflects the baseline design and operating concept, as of the beginning of Fiscal Year 2000, for the delivery of feed from three of these classes, represented by source tanks 241-AN-102, 241-AZ-101 and 241-AN-105. The preliminary RAM analysis quantifies the potential schedule delay associated with operations and maintenance (OBM) field activities needed to accomplish these operations. The RAM analysis is preliminary because the system design, process definition, and activity planning are in a state of evolution. The results are being used to support the continuing development of an O&M Concept tailored to the unique requirements of the WFD Program, which is being documented in various volumes of the Waste Feed Delivery Technical Basis (Carlson. 1999, Rasmussen 1999, and Orme 2000). The waste feed provided to the WTP must: (1) meet limits for chemical and radioactive constituents based on pre-established compositional envelopes (i.e., feed quality); (2) be in acceptable quantities within a prescribed sequence to meet feed quantities; and (3) meet schedule requirements (i.e., feed timing). In the absence of new criteria related to acceptable schedule performance due to the termination of the TWRS Privatization Contract, the original criteria from the Tank Waste Remediation System (77443s) Privatization Contract (DOE 1998) will continue to be used for this analysis.

DYKES, A.A.

2000-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

279

Preliminary design for hot dirty-gas control-valve test facility. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the results of a preliminary design and cost estimating effort for a facility for the testing of control valves in Hot Dirty Gas (HDGCV) service. This design was performed by Mittelhauser Corporation for the United States Department of Energy's Morgantown Energy Technology Center (METC). The objective of this effort was to provide METC with a feasible preliminary design for a test facility which could be used to evaluate valve designs under simulated service conditions and provide a technology data base for DOE and industry. In addition to the actual preliminary design of the test facility, final design/construction/operating schedules and a facility cost estimate were prepared to provide METC sufficient information with which to evaluate this design. The bases, assumptions, and limitations of this study effort are given. The tasks carried out were as follows: METC Facility Review, Environmental Control Study, Gas Generation Study, Metallurgy Review, Safety Review, Facility Process Design, Facility Conceptual Layout, Instrumentation Design, Cost Estimates, and Schedules. The report provides information regarding the methods of approach used in the various tasks involved in the completion of this study. Section 5.0 of this report presents the results of the study effort. The results obtained from the above-defined tasks are described briefly. The turnkey cost of the test facility is estimated to be $9,774,700 in fourth quarter 1979 dollars, and the annual operating cost is estimated to be $960,000 plus utilities costs which are not included because unit costs per utility were not available from METC.

Not Available

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

ORNL/luSA-85/6 Health and Safety Research Division PRELIMINARY RADIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF TEE FORMER HAVENS PLANT  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

luSA-85/6 luSA-85/6 Health and Safety Research Division PRELIMINARY RADIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF TEE FORMER HAVENS PLANT OF TEE BRIDGEPORT BRASS COMPANY, BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT May 1985 Work performed as part of the RADIOLOGICAL SURVEY ACCIVITIES PROGRAM OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 operated by MARTIN MARIETTA ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. for the U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY under Contract No. DE-AC05-840R21400 \ .-l__--.-- -- PRELIMINARY RADIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE FORMER HAVENS PLAEJT OF THE BRIDGEPORT BRASS COMPANY, BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT INTRODUCI' ION The Bridgeport Brass Company' s Havens plant located at Kossath and Pulaski Streets, Bridgeport, Connecticut. was used under contract with the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to process uranium during the period

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281

Process Developments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...Although melt loss had become the major cost factor in ingot production, it was the soaring cost of energy during the 1973 energy crisis that triggered the search for more-efficient remelt processes. This effort also sought to develop process that were less labor intensive and more...

282

A Preliminary Analysis of Network Outages During Hurricane Sandy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.2.3.*). To evaluate outages, we require that, historically, at least 10% of the addresses in the block reply to pingsA Preliminary Analysis of Network Outages During Hurricane Sandy USC/ISI Technical Report ISI, linquan, yuri}@isi.edu ABSTRACT This document describes our analysis of Internet outages during

Heidemann, John

283

Property:NEPA PreliminaryEA-EISDate | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

PreliminaryEA-EISDate PreliminaryEA-EISDate Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA PreliminaryEA-EISDate Property Type Date This is a property of type Date. Pages using the property "NEPA PreliminaryEA-EISDate" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) C CA-017-05-051 + 11 July 2005 + CA-170-02-15 + 6 December 2001 + CA-96062042 + 1 July 1997 + D DOE-EA-1116 + 28 April 1998 + DOE-EA-1621 + 13 August 2008 + DOE-EA-1676 + 6 October 2009 + DOE-EA-1759 + 19 March 2010 + DOE-EIS-0298 + 13 May 1998 + DOI-BLM-CA-C050-2009-0005-EA + 19 March 2009 + DOI-BLM-CA-EA-2002-??? + 7 May 2002 + DOI-BLM-CA-ES-2013-002+1793-EIS + 16 November 2012 + DOI-BLM-ID-220-2009-EA-3709 + 5 November 2009 + DOI-BLM-NV-063-EA08-091 + 26 April 2010 + DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2012-0214-EA + 11 October 2012 +

284

PRELIMINARY REPORT 57 OBH (T1023[D003])  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

195 PRELIMINARY REPORT 58 Figure 18 Seafloor (5721 mbsl) 54.0 mbsf Turbidites Basalt Pelagic silty.Oligo.earlyOligocenetolateEocene Basaltic basement + ++ + + + + + + + + + + + + c s sg 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 IB Basaltic basement IIA + ++ + + + + + + + + + + + + c s s g IIA 0 2000 Depth(mbsf) Magnetic

285

Preliminary Analysis of Energy Consumption For Cool Roofing Measures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Preliminary Analysis of Energy Consumption For Cool Roofing Measures By Joe Mellott, Joshua New to reduce energy demand by reflecting sunlight away from structures and back into the atmosphere. By use of commonly available calculators, one can analyze the potential energy savings based on environmental

Tennessee, University of

286

Connecticut Transit (CTTRANSIT) Fuel Cell Transit Bus: Preliminary Evaluation Results  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report provides preliminary results from a National Renewable Energy Laboratory evaluation of a protoptye fuel cell transit bus operating at Connecticut Transit in Hartford. Included are descriptions of the planned fuel cell bus demonstration and equipment; early results and agency experience are also provided.

Chandler, K.; Eudy, L.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

PRELIMINARY CALIFORNIA ENERGY DEMAND FORECAST 2012-2022  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PRELIMINARY CALIFORNIA ENERGY DEMAND FORECAST 2012-2022 AUGUST 2011 CEC-200-2011-011-SD CALIFORNIA or adequacy of the information in this report. #12;i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The staff demand forecast forecast. Bryan Alcorn and Mehrzad Soltani Nia prepared the industrial forecast. Miguel Garcia- Cerrutti

288

Google's Auction for Radio and TV Ads Preliminary version  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Google's Auction for Radio and TV Ads Preliminary version Noam Nisan Jason Bayer Deepak Chandra Tal Franji Robert Gardner Yossi Matias Neil Rhodes Misha Seltzer Danny Tom Hal Varian Dan Zigmond Google Inc. Abstract This document describes the auction system used by Google for allocation and pricing of TV ads

Cortes, Corinna

289

PRELIMINARY HAZARD SUMMARY REPORT ON THE BOILING EXPERIMENTAL REACTOR (BER)  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary evaluation of the hazards associated with a 20-Mw boiling reactor for the purpose of determining site requirements is presented. The Boiling Experimental Reactor design, safety features, and performance are given and the surroundings of the site at Argonne National Laboratory are described. (T.R.H.)

West, J.M.; Anderson, C.A.; Dietrich, J.R.; Harrer, J.M.; Jameson, A.S.; Untermyer, S.

1954-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Preliminary Evaluation of CO2 Impacts on Shallow Groundwater  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides preliminary results from an ongoing field, laboratory, and modeling investigation to determine if carbon dioxide (CO2) can have an adverse impact on potable groundwater. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), United States Geological Survey (USGS), and Montana State University (MSU) have undertaken this investigation.

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

291

Preliminary concepts for detecting national diversion of LWR spent fuel  

SciTech Connect

Preliminary concepts for detecting national diversion of LWR spent fuel during storage, handling and transportation are presented. Principal emphasis is placed on means to achieve timely detection by an international authority. This work was sponsored by the Department of Energy/Office of Safeguards and Security (DOE/OSS) as part of the overall Sandia Fixed Facility Physical Protection Program.

Sonnier, C.S.; Cravens, M.N.

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Parameterization of PBL Processes in an Atmospheric General Circulation Model: Description and Preliminary Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents the basic features of a newly developed planetary boundary layer (PBL) parameterization, and the performance assessment of a version of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Atmospheric General Circulation Model (...

Celal S. Konor; Gabriel Cazes Boezio; Carlos R. Mechoso; Akio Arakawa

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Solar-thermal Water Splitting Using the Sodium Manganese Oxide Process & Preliminary H2A Analysis  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

There are three primary reactions in the sodium manganese oxide high temperature water splitting cycle. In the first reaction, Mn2O3 is decomposed to MnO at 1,500°C and 50 psig. This reaction occurs in a high temperature solar reactor and has a heat of reaction of 173,212 J/mol. Hydrogen is produced in the next step of this cycle. This step occurs at 700°C and 1 atm in the presence of sodium hydroxide. Finally, water is added in the hydrolysis step, which removes NaOH and regenerates the original reactant, Mn2O3. The high temperature solar?driven step for decomposing Mn2O3 to MnO can be carried out to high conversion without major complication in an inert environment. The second step to produce H2 in the presence of sodium hydroxide is also straightforward and can be completed. The third step, the low temperature step to recover the sodium hydroxide is the most difficult. The amount of energy required to essentially distill water to recover sodium hydroxide is prohibitive and too costly. Methods must be found for lower cost recovery. This report provides information on the use of ZnO as an additive to improve the recovery of sodium hydroxide.

Todd M. Francis, Paul R. Lichty, Christopher Perkins, Melinda Tucker, Peter B. Kreider, Hans H. Funke, Allan Lewandowski, and Alan W. Weimer

2012-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

294

Casting Processes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Table 1   General characteristics of casting processes...casting processes Characteristic Casting process Green sand Resin-bonded sand Plaster Lost foam Investment Permanent mold Die Part Material (casting) All All Zn to Cu Al to cast iron All Zn to cast iron Zn to Cu Porosity and voids (a) C-E D-E D-E C-E E B-C A-C Shape (b) All All All All All Not T3, 5,...

295

Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) power system development. Preliminary design report, Appendices, Part 1 (Final)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this project is the development of a preliminary design for a full-sized, closed cycle, ammonia power system module for the 100 MWe OTEC demonstration plant. In turn, this demonstration plant is to demonstrate, by 1984, the operation and performance of an Ocean Thermal Power Plant having sufficiently advanced heat exchanger design to project economic viability for commercial utilization in the late 1980's and beyond. Included in this power system development are the preliminary designs for a proof-of-concept pilot plant and test article heat exchangers which are scaled in such a manner as to support a logically sequential, relatively low-cost development of the full-scale power system module. The conceptual designs are presented for the demonstration plant power module, the proof-of-concept pilot plant, and for a pair of test article heat exchangers. Costs associated with the design, development, fabrication, checkout, delivery, installation, and operation are included. The accompanying design and producibilty studies on the full-scale power system module project the performance/economics for the commercial plant. This section of the report contains appendices on the developed computer models, water system dynamic studies, miscellaneous performance analysis, materials and processes, detailed equipment lists, turbine design studies, tube cleaner design, ammonia leak detection, and heat exchanger design supporting data. (WHK)

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1978-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

296

Summary of the Preliminary Optical ICHMI Design Study: A Preliminary Engineering Design Study for a Standpipe Viewport  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This summary report examines an in-vessel optical access concept intended to support standoff optical instrumentation, control and human-machine interface (ICHMI) systems for future advanced small modular reactor (AdvSMR) applications. Optical-based measurement and sensing systems for AdvSMR applications have several key benefits over traditional instrumentation and control systems used to monitor reactor process parameters, such as temperature, flow rate, pressure, and coolant chemistry (Anheier et al. 2013). Direct and continuous visualization of the in-vessel components can be maintained using external cameras. Many optical sensing techniques can be performed remotely using open optical beam path configurations. Not only are in-vessel cables eliminated by these configurations, but also sensitive optical monitoring components (e.g., electronics, lasers, detectors, and cameras) can be placed outside the reactor vessel in the instrument vault, containment building, or other locations where temperatures and radiation levels are much lower. However, the extreme AdvSMR environment present challenges for optical access designs and optical materials. Optical access is not provided in any commercial nuclear power plant or featured in any reactor design, although successful implementation of optical access has been demonstrated in test reactors (Arkani and Gharib 2009). This report outlines the key engineering considerations for an AdvSMR optical access concept. Strict American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) construction codes must be followed for any U.S. nuclear facility component (ASME 2013); however, the scope of this study is to evaluate the preliminary engineering issues for this concept, rather than developing a nuclear-qualified design. In addition, this study does not consider accident design requirements. In-vessel optical access using a standpipe viewport concept serves as a test case to explore the engineering challenges and performance requirements for sodium fast reactor (SFR) and high-temperature gas reactor (HTGR) AdvSMR applications. The expected environmental conditions for deployment are reviewed for both AdvSMR designs. Optical and mechanical materials that maximize component lifetime are evaluated for the standpipe viewport design under these conditions. Optical components and opto-mechanical designs that provide robust optical-to-metal seals and stress-free optical component mounting are identified, and then key performance specifications are developed for a sapphire optical viewport concept. Design strategies are examined that protect the internal optical surfaces from liquid-coolant condensation and impurity deposits. Finally, a conceptual standpipe viewport design that is suggestive of how this concept could be assembled using standard nuclear-qualified pipe components, is presented.

Anheier, Norman C.; Qiao, Hong (Amy) [Amy; Berglin, Eric J.; Hatchell, Brian K.

2013-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

297

Process Deviation  

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2 ILT Course Implementation 11_0512 Page 1 of 8 2 ILT Course Implementation 11_0512 Page 1 of 8 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: ILT Course Implementation Document Number: ISDP-012 Rev. 11_0512 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Production Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-007 Lesson Plan Template, ISDF-014 Course Announcement, ISDF-010, After Action Report, ISDF-008 ILT Student Feedback Survey, ISDF-009, Design/Development Review Checklist, ITTF-014 Publication Review and Approval, ISDF-048, After Action Report Calculation Template, ISDP-011, Exercise Course Implementation Process, ITTP-015 Website Development/Maintenance Process, ISDF-015, ILT/EX Course Support Checklist

298

Process Applications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...flash-welding applications include: Chain links Transmission bands Automotive flywheel ring gears Strips that are joined for continuous processing lines Wire and bar drawing operations for continuous stamping press

299

Process Heating  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This technical update uses real world examples to discuss applications of electrotechnology in industrial process heating and to highlight some of the emerging technologies in this field. These emerging technologies, when implemented in a plant, will provide significant energy savings as well as increase productivity. The report presents three case studies of successful implementation of two different electric process-heating technologies in three different industries. The case studies show that in some ...

2011-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

300

Integrated Global Nuclear Materials Management - Preliminary Concepts -  

SciTech Connect

Approach to Connect Global Objectives and Local Actions: (1) Articulate global objectives into a hierarchy of subsystem requirements and local attributes and measures; (2) Establish a baseline system and viable alternatives through the interactions and relationships (e.g., networks) of local system elements and their options; (3) Evaluate performance of system alternatives and develop improved nuclear material management strategies and technologies; and (4) The need to address greatest concerns first (prioritized or graded approach) and to make tradeoffs among implementation options and competing objectives entails a risk-based approach. IGNMM could provide a systematic understanding of global nuclear materials management and evolutionarily improve and integrate the management through an active architecture, using for example, situation awareness, system models, methods, technologies, and international cooperation. Different tools would be used within the overall framework to address individual issues on the desired geographic scale that could be easily linked to broader analyses. Life-cycle system analyses would allow for evaluating material path alternatives on an integrated global scale. Disconnects, overlaps, technical options, and alternatives for optimizing nuclear materials processes could be evaluated in an integrated manner.

Dreicer, M; Jones, E; Richardson, J

2006-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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301

The Future of Steam: A Preliminary Discussion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Steam production represents a significant proportion of today's industrial energy demand. But the evolution of process technologies, as well as turbulence in energy markets, suggests that steam's role may be subject to change in the next decade. Questions as to the ways those changes will manifest are addressed by this paper. Specifically, the text presents an outline of parameters that (in the authors' opinions) will ultimately shape the dimensions of industrial steam use in the next 10 to 20 years. Technical, business, institutional, and labor developments are the forces in question. This paper provides a systematic review of these forces, and suggests how they may influence industrial asset purchasing decisions. The coming decade will witness opportunities for maintaining and growing steam markets, but there are also reasons to believe that steam will be supplanted by alternative technologies in certain industries and applications. Combined heat and power applications are the wildcard in this formula, since they may facilitate the replacement of some traditional steam applications. But at the same time, CHP may ensure that steam indirectly serves industry by powering generators that serve newer electric applications. The trends discussed in this paper suggest the components for an industrial steam policy agenda.

Russell, C.; Harrell, G.; Moore, J.; French, S.

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Advanced Burner Reactor Preliminary NEPA Data Study.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) is a new nuclear fuel cycle paradigm with the goals of expanding the use of nuclear power both domestically and internationally, addressing nuclear waste management concerns, and promoting nonproliferation. A key aspect of this program is fast reactor transmutation, in which transuranics recovered from light water reactor spent fuel are to be recycled to create fast reactor transmutation fuels. The benefits of these fuels are to be demonstrated in an Advanced Burner Reactor (ABR), which will provide a representative environment for recycle fuel testing, safety testing, and modern fast reactor design and safeguard features. Because the GNEP programs will require facilities which may have an impact upon the environment within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for GNEP is being undertaken by Tetra Tech, Inc. The PEIS will include a section on the ABR. In support of the PEIS, the Nuclear Engineering Division of Argonne National Laboratory has been asked to provide a description of the ABR alternative, including graphics, plus estimates of construction and operations data for an ABR plant. The compilation of this information is presented in the remainder of this report. Currently, DOE has started the process of engaging industry on the design of an Advanced Burner Reactor. Therefore, there is no specific, current, vendor-produced ABR design that could be used for this PEIS datacall package. In addition, candidate sites for the ABR vary widely as to available water, geography, etc. Therefore, ANL has based its estimates for construction and operations data largely on generalization of available information from existing plants and from the environmental report assembled for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant (CRBRP) design [CRBRP, 1977]. The CRBRP environmental report was chosen as a resource because it thoroughly documents the extensive evaluation which was performed on the anticipated environmental impacts of that plant. This source can be referenced in the open literature and is publicly available. The CRBRP design was also of a commercial demonstration plant size - 975 MWth - which falls in the middle of the range of ABR plant sizes being considered (250 MWth to 2000 MWth). At the time the project was cancelled, the CRBRP had progressed to the point of having completed the licensing application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and was in the process of receiving NRC approval. Therefore, it was felt that [CRBRP, 1977] provides some of the best available data and information as input to the GNEP PEIS work. CRBRP was not the source of all the information in this document. It is also expected that the CRBRP data will be bounding from the standpoint of commodity usage because fast reactor vendors will develop designs which will focus on commodity and footprint reduction to reduce the overall cost per kilowatt electric compared with the CRBR plant. Other sources used for this datacall information package are explained throughout this document and in Appendix A. In particular, see Table A.1 for a summary of the data sources used to generate the datacall information.

Briggs, L. L.; Cahalan, J. E.; Deitrich, L. W.; Fanning, T. H.; Grandy, C.; Kellogg, R.; Kim, T. K.; Yang, W. S.; Nuclear Engineering Division

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

303

Preliminary designs for modular OTEC platform station-keeping subsystems. Final report. MR and S Report No. 6042-6  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This volume of the report presents the results of the third through the sixth tasks of the Station Keeping Subsystem (SKSS) design studies for 10/40 MW/sub e/ capacity OTEC Modular Experiment platforms (MEP). Tasks 3 through 6 are: (3) complete preliminary designs for one SKSS for each of the two platforms (SPAR and BARGE); (4) development and testing recommendations for the MEP SKSS; (5) cost-time analysis; and (6) commercial plant recommendations. The overall conclusions and recommendations for the modular, as well as the commercial, OTEC platform station keeping subsystems are delineated. The basic design assumptions made during the process, the technical approach followed, and the results of design iterations, reliability and performance analyses are given. A complete description of the preliminary design SKSS concept is presented. The summary cost estimates for each of the alternative SKSS concepts considered are presented and a time schedule for the recommended concept is provided. The effects of varying some of the important parameters used in SKSS design on the performance and cost of the mooring system are investigated and results presented. The tests required and other developmental recommendations in order to verify and confirm the basic design assumptions are discussed. Finally, the experience gained in the MEP preliminary designs are extended to future commercial OTEC plants' SKSS designs. (WHK)

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1980-02-29T23:59:59.000Z

304

Deposition Process  

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Pulsed Plasma Processing Pulsed Plasma Processing NEW: Downloadable: Invited Talk "Pulsed Metal Plasmas," presented at the 2006 AVS Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 15, 2006. (PDF, file size 8 MB). Plasma Sources for Window Coatings Deposition processes for low-emittance and solar control coatings can be improved through the use of advanced plasma technology developed at LBNL. A new type of constricted glow-discharge plasma source was selected for the 1997 R&D 100 Award. Invented by LBNL researchers Andre Anders, Mike Rubin, and Mike Dickinson, the source was designed to be compatible with industrial vacuum deposition equipment and practice. Construction is simple, rugged and inexpensive. It can operate indefinitely over a wide range of chamber pressure without any consumable parts such as filaments or grids. Several different gases including Argon, Oxygen and Nitrogen have been tested successfully.

305

Process Deviation  

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3 WBT Course Implementation 11_0512 Page 1 of 7 3 WBT Course Implementation 11_0512 Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: WBT Course Implementation Document Number: ISDP-013 Rev. 11_0512 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Vickie Pleau Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Product Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-014, Course Announcement Template, ITTF-014, Publication Review and Approval, ISDF-010 After Action Report, ISDF-042 Validation & Acceptance, ISDF-048, After Action Report Calculation Template, ITTP-015, Website Development Maintenance ISDP-013 WBT Course Implementation 11_0512 Page 2 of 7 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release 11_0405 Added ISDF-048, After Action Report Calculation Template to process.

306

FLUORINATION PROCESS  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A process for the fluorination of uranium metal is described. It is known that uranium will react with liquid chlorine trifluoride but the reaction proceeds at a slow rate. However, a mixture of a halogen trifluoride together with hydrogen fluoride reacts with uranium at a significantly faster rate than does a halogen trifluoride alone. Bromine trifluoride is suitable for use in the process, but chlorine trifluoride is preferred. Particularly suitable is a mixture of ClF/sub 3/ and HF having a mole ratio (moles

McMillan, T.S.

1957-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

307

A preliminary report on zinc-induced resistance to nitrogen mustard toxicity in mice  

SciTech Connect

Previous studies with cultured human normal fibroblasts indicated that treatment of cells with zinc before exposure to alkylating agents enhanced cell survival by seven- to nine-fold. To establish whether a similar zinc-induced protective response could be elicited in vivo, a set of preliminary experiments was carried out in which Balb/cJ mice were treated with zinc chloride (2 mg/kg body weight) or saline by intraperitoneal (ip) injection at 48, 36, 24, and 12 h before ip administration of 4 mg/kg of the alkylating agent nitrogen mustard. Of the animals that received saline before nitrogen mustard, 57% were killed compared with only 20% in the group treated with zinc before administration of the alkylating agent. These results (which almost certainly were achieved with less than optimal induction conditions) provide evidence for the existence, in vivo, of a zinc-inducible process that reduces alkylating agent lethality. 12 refs., 4 figs.

Shackelford, M.E.; Tobey, R.A.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty EA 96-03  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 6 Mr. John C. Crawford [ ] Sandia Corporation P.O. Box 5800 Albuquerque, NM 87185-5800 EA 96-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $5,000 (NTS-ALO-KO-SNL-9000-1996-0001) Dear Mr. Crawford: This refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological control deficiencies associated with field radiography operations conducted between February 1-7, 1996, in the Liquid Metal Processing Laboratory at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the request of DOE, you held a formal critique to evaluate these issues. The conclusions arising from this critique resulted in an occurrence report being issued on March 13, 1996. On April 16-17, 1996, the DOE Office of

309

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2010 Preliminary Qualitative Determination  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A preliminary qualitative analysis of all addenda to American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)/Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Standard 90.1-2007 (Standard 90.1-2007 or 2007 edition) that were included in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2010 (Standard 90.1-2010 or 2010 edition) was conducted. All 109 addenda processed by ASHRAE in the creation of Standard 90.1-2010 from Standard 90.1-2007 were evaluated by DOE for their impact on energy efficiency. DOE preliminarily determined whether that addenda would have a positive, neutral, or negative impact on overall building efficiency.

Halverson, Mark A.; Williamson, Jennifer L.; Liu, Bing; Rosenberg, Michael I.; Richman, Eric E.

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Commercial application of thermionic conversion using a fusion reactor energy source. A preliminary assessment  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A preliminary assessment of using thermionic conversion as a topping cycle for fusion reactors is presented. Because of the absence of restrictive temperature limitations for fusion-reactor blankets, fusion reactors may offer significant advantages, compared to fission reactors and fossil-fuel energy sources, for utilizing thermionic topping cycles. A system with a thermionic topping cycle and a conventional steam-turbine generator that utilizes the heat rejected by the thermionic converters is presented for illustration. This system consists of conceptual laser-fusion reactors with high-temperature radiating reactor blankets serving as heat sources for the thermionic topping cycle. The design concept appears to be equally adaptable to magnetically confined fusion reactors. For the example analyzed, net conversion efficiencies of combined thermionic and steam-turbine cycles are high, exceeding 50 percent for some values of the operating parameters, and the cost of producing low-voltage direct current for electrochemical processing is low.

Frank, T.G.; Kern, E.A.; Booth, L.A.

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Systems - Systems - EA-2000-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - EA-2000-11 August 24, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, related to Quality Assurance Issues at the Y-12 National Security Complex, (EA-2000-11) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning a number of quality assurance issues affecting nuclear safety at the DOE's Y-12 site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The issues included (1) significant deficiencies in the design, procurement and fabrication of the [radioactive material] Supply System [ ] which is a critical system required for resumption of [ ]operations, (2) an [unanticipated event] in the Alpha 5 Facility that resulted in 11 workers

312

Preliminary Notice of Violation, URS-Washington Division - WEA-201101 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

URS-Washington Division - URS-Washington Division - WEA-201101 Preliminary Notice of Violation, URS-Washington Division - WEA-201101 October 3, 2011 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to URS-Washington Division related to a Hoisting Incident that occurred at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Laboratory This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the October 4, 2010, hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system (THGS) tipped while lifting a 7,800-pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP) located at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory. The noncompliances associated with this event were reported

313

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Security, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Security, LLC Security, LLC - WEA-2012-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Security, LLC - WEA-2012-03 October 17, 2012 Issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC, related to Four Electrical Safety-Related Events that occurred at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding four electrical safety-related events that occurred at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) from October 2010 through January 2011. Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Security, LLC - WEA-2012-03 More Documents & Publications Sandia Sled Track PNOV Press Release Enforcement Letter, Computer Services, LLC - WEL-2012-03

314

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WEA-2008-01 WEA-2008-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - WEA-2008-01 June 20, 2008 Notice of Violation issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC, related to a Fume Hood Fire at the Reactor Technology Complex and the Electrical Shock of two Firefighters responding to a Wildland Fire at the Idaho National Laboratory The findings set forth in the enclosed FNOV are based upon BEA's original investigations and corrective actions; the DOE Idaho Operations Office's investigations of the two events; the Office of Enforcement's December 5, 2007, Investigation Report; and all evidence presented to DOE by BEA. DOE also reviewed BEA's April 14, 2008, reply to DOE's March 20, 2008, Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV). In DOE's opinion, BEA's reply did

315

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Security, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Los Alamos National Security, LLC Los Alamos National Security, LLC - WEA-2010-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Security, LLC - WEA-2010-04 October 18, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to the Electrical Shock that occurred at Technical Area 16 at the Los Alamos National Laboratory This letter refers to a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the electrical shock event that occurred in building 300 at Technical Area 16 (TA-16) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) on March 20, 2009. The results of the investigation were provided to Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) in an Investigation Report dated March 2, 2010. An enforcement conference was held on March 23, 2010, with you and members of your staff to discuss the

316

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to University of California |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Violation issued to University of California Violation issued to University of California Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to University of California The Department of Energy (DOE) has completed its investigation of the unauthorized reproduction and removal of classified matter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) discovered in October 2006. Based on investigation of the incident and evaluation of the evidence in this matter, and in consideration of information you and members of your staff provided during an enforcement conference held on April 13,2007, and supplemental written material submitted by the University of California on April 30, 2007, I am issuing the enclosed Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV), in accordance with 10 C.F.R. § 824.6. A summary of the April 13 enforcement conference is also enclosed.

317

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Systems, Systems, Inc - EA-98-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc - EA-98-07 September 21, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., related to Bioassay Program Deficiencies at DOE's Oak Ridge Facilities, (EA-98-07) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances associated with deficiencies in the administration of the MK-Ferguson of Oak Ridge Company (MK-F) bioassay program, during the time period between 1996-1997 when it was a subcontractor to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES), the integrating contractor at the Oak Ridge site. The deficiencies in the bioassay program resulted in the failure, on multiple occasions over a period of close to two years, to identify

318

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2001-05 2001-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-2001-05 August 14, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to the Uncontrolled Release of Radioactive Material at Argonne National Laboratory-East, (EA-2001-05) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning an uncontrolled release of [radioactive material] due to Laboratory management failures affecting nuclear safety at the Department's Argonne National Laboratory-East (ANL-E) site. The release occurred during decontamination and decommissioning work at Building 211, a former cyclotron facility, and resulted from the opening of two vials containing what was believed to be a total of 500 millicuries of

319

Mapping Hydrothermal Upwelling and Outflow Zones: Preliminary Results from  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Mapping Hydrothermal Upwelling and Outflow Zones: Preliminary Results from Two-Meter Temperature Data and Geologic Analysis at Lee Allen Springs and Salt Wells Basin Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Mapping Hydrothermal Upwelling and Outflow Zones: Preliminary Results from Two-Meter Temperature Data and Geologic Analysis at Lee Allen Springs and Salt Wells Basin Abstract Two-meter temperature surveys have been conducted at Salt Wells Basin and Lee-Allen Springs geothermal areas with the objective of distinguishing and

320

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Argonne National Laboratory-East - Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-1999-10 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-1999-10 December 14, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to the Failure to Control Radioactive Material and Personnel Contamination Events at Argonne National Laboratory-East, December 14, 1999 (EA-1999-10) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several events occurring in 1998 and 1999, involving the failure to control radioactive material and unplanned and uncontrolled personnel contamination events at the Argonne National Laboratory-East (ANL-E or the Laboratory) site. The Laboratory attributed these events to a number of causes, including personnel error, legacy contamination and management problems.

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321

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4-05 4-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2004-05 June 21, 2004 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Multiple Radioactive Material Uptakes at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, June 21, 2004 (EA-2004-05) This letter refers to the investigation by the Department of Energy's Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) of the August 5, 2003, [ ] multiple [ ] uptake event, the September 27, 2003, [ ] five worker exposure to toxic vapors, and programmatic issues in the radiological protection program at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). An Investigation Summary Report describing the results of that review was issued to you on March 23, 2004. An Enforcement Conference was held on April 13-14, 2004, in Germantown,

322

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pacific Northwest National Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - EA-96-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - EA-96-01 April 3, 1996 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Battelle related to the Delayed Response to a Criticality Safety Alarm at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory This refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the circumstances surrounding a seven month delay in responding to a high level alarm for a criticality safe slab tank in the [specified building's] laboratory vacuum system. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated its investigation on November 27, 1995, after an Occurrence Report issued on October 11, 1995 identified collectively significant related occurrences in the [building's] laboratory vacuum system. These

323

PRELIMINARY SURVEY O F INTERNATIONAL M INERALS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Pk.. = "p' Pk.. = "p' . PRELIMINARY SURVEY O F INTERNATIONAL M INERALS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION M u lberry, F lorida I Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK.RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT O F ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program .-. _ ._-. .__._ ..-...- -. .,. _... I_-.-.- INTERNATIONAL MINERALS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION Mulberry, Florida At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the International Minerals and Chemical Corporation in Mulberry, Florida (see Fig. 1), on April 6, 1977, to assess the radiological status of the facilities utilized under

324

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999-10 1999-10 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Argonne National Laboratory-East - EA-1999-10 December 14, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of Chicago related to the Failure to Control Radioactive Material and Personnel Contamination Events at Argonne National Laboratory-East, December 14, 1999 (EA-1999-10) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several events occurring in 1998 and 1999, involving the failure to control radioactive material and unplanned and uncontrolled personnel contamination events at the Argonne National Laboratory-East (ANL-E or the Laboratory) site. The Laboratory attributed these events to a number of causes, including personnel error, legacy contamination and management problems.

325

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Westinghouse Savannah River Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA-97-12 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA-97-12 December 5, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to an Unplanned Radioactive Material Intake at the Savannah River Site, (EA-97-12) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding an unplanned intake of radioactive material [ ] by a worker that resulted in the worker receiving an occupational whole body dose of [a specifed value] Total Effective Dose Equivalent (TEDE). The intake, which exceeds the regulatory limit of 5 rems, was identified in April 1997 during a review of the worker's routine bioassay sample results. Subsequent investigation by the Westinghouse

326

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Washington Closure Hanford, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Washington Closure Hanford, LLC - Washington Closure Hanford, LLC - WEA-2010-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Washington Closure Hanford, LLC - WEA-2010-02 August 19, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Washington Closure Hanford, LLC related an Employee Fall at the High Bay Testing Facility (336 Building) at the Hanford Site This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the employee fall that occurred at the Hanford High Bay Testing Facility (336 Building) on July 1, 2009. The worker sustained serious injury to his back and broke bones in both legs. Based on an evaluation of the evidence in this matter, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has concluded that violations of 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, by

327

Preliminary Comments on Compliance Plan and Request for Clarification or,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Comments on Compliance Plan and Request for Comments on Compliance Plan and Request for Clarification or, in the Alternative, Rehearing of the District of Columbia Public Service Commission Preliminary Comments on Compliance Plan and Request for Clarification or, in the Alternative, Rehearing of the District of Columbia Public Service Commission Docket No. EO-05-01: Pursuant to Order No. 202-05-3, issued by the Department of Energy ("DOE") in the above-captioned docket on December 20, 2005 ("December 20 Order"), and Section 313 of the Federal Power Act ("FPA"), 16 U.S.C. § 8251, the District of Columbia Public Service Commission ("DCPSC") hereby submits its preliminary comments on the compliance plan ("Compliance Plan") proposed by MiranT Potomac River,

328

Preliminary Notice of Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site - EA-96-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation , Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site - EA-96-05 October 7, 1996 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Safe Sites of Colorado related to Radiological and Work Control Deficiencies associated with Two Radiological Release Events at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, (EA-96-05) Based on our evaluation of these matters, DOE has concluded that violations of DOE's Occupational Radiation Protection Rule (10 CFR 835) and Quality Assurance Rule (10 CFR 830.120) likely occurred. An enforcement conference was held with you, as well as senior management of KHLL and Rocky Mountain Remediation Services (RMRS), on September 10, 1996. This conference included a discussion of the facts and circumstances surrounding these

329

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - EA-2000-11 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems - EA-2000-11 August 24, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, related to Quality Assurance Issues at the Y-12 National Security Complex, (EA-2000-11) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning a number of quality assurance issues affecting nuclear safety at the DOE's Y-12 site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The issues included (1) significant deficiencies in the design, procurement and fabrication of the [radioactive material] Supply System [ ] which is a critical system required for resumption of [ ]operations, (2) an [unanticipated event] in the Alpha 5 Facility that resulted in 11 workers

330

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Company - EA-1999-07 Company - EA-1999-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-1999-07 August 18, 1999 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, related to Procurement, Quality Assurance, Emergency Communications, and other issues at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental laboratory, (EA-1999-07) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning quality deficiencies associated with the procurement of TRUPACT-II Standard Waste Boxes (SWBs) and nuclear fuel storage buckets, and other operational quality issues at your nuclear facilities. This action addresses four investigations that were conducted by DOE that encompassed deficiencies described in the subject noncompliance

331

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

11 11 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company - EA-98-11 September 21, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, related to Unauthorized Disabling of the Seismic Scram Subsystem and Surveillance Deficiencies at the Advanced Test Reactor Critical Facility at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental laboratory, (EA-98-11) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning the unauthorized disabling of the seismic scram subsystem discovered in October 1997 and surveillance deficiencies occurring in October 1997 at the Advanced Test Reactor Critical (ATRC) Facility. DOE initiated an investigation of the two occurrences and issued an Investigation Summary Report. A copy of the

332

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2010-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2010-03 June 1, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation related to the Inadvertent Ignition of a Rocket Motor Pursuant to section 234C of the Atomic Energy Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2282c, and the Department of Energy's (DOE) regulations at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, DOE is issuing this Final Notice of Violation (FNOV) to Westem Allied Mechanical, Inc. (Westem Allied). The FNOV finds Westem Allied liable for violating DOE's worker safety and health requirements. The FNOV is based upon the Office of Enforcement's July 23, 2008, Investigation Report and a careful and thorough review of all evidence presented to DOE by Westem Allied,

333

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

97-12 97-12 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA-97-12 December 5, 1997 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to an Unplanned Radioactive Material Intake at the Savannah River Site, (EA-97-12) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding an unplanned intake of radioactive material [ ] by a worker that resulted in the worker receiving an occupational whole body dose of [a specifed value] Total Effective Dose Equivalent (TEDE). The intake, which exceeds the regulatory limit of 5 rems, was identified in April 1997 during a review of the worker's routine bioassay sample results. Subsequent investigation by the Westinghouse

334

ARM - Publications: Science Team Meeting Documents: Preliminary Results  

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Preliminary Results with the ECMWF forecast model including a McICA Preliminary Results with the ECMWF forecast model including a McICA approach to cloud-radiation interactions Morcrette, Jean-Jacques European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts The Monte-Carlo Independent Column Approximation (Barker et al., 2003; Pincus et al., 2003) has been used together with the Rapid Radiation Transfer Models (LW and SW) developed at AER Inc. in the ECMWF Forecast System. McICA increases the computer efficiency of the radiation calculations by externalizing all considerations of cloud overlap to an external routine. Results will be shown for sets of 13-month integrations at TL95 L60 and 10-day forecasts at TL511 L60 including or not the McICA approach. It will be shown that, not surprisingly, the degree to which McICA alters the results of a model integration is highly dependent on the

335

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2000-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4, 2000 4, 2000 Mr. Robert G. Card, [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site 10808 Highway 93, Unit B Golden, CO 80403-8200 EA-2000-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Imposition of Civil Penalty - $55,000 (NTS-RFO--KHLL-SITEWIDE-1999-0009, NTS-RFO--KHLL-FACOPS-1998- 0001, and NTS-RFO--KHLL-SITEWIDE-1999-0007) Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of recurring procurement quality problems identified to you in Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) EA-1999-06 and the effectiveness of corrective actions you identified in your response to the PNOV. Our letter of August 18, 1999, transmitting PNOV EA-1999-06 stated that DOE would defer enforcement action on additional similar violations contingent upon

336

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Safety and Ecology Corporation -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Safety and Ecology Corporation - Safety and Ecology Corporation - EA-2005-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Safety and Ecology Corporation - EA-2005-03 June 14, 2005 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Safety and Ecology Corporation related to a 10 CFR Part 708 Violation at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Project This letter refers to the recent investigation by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) involving a contractor employee protection issue at the Portsmouth site. 10 CFR 708, "DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program," has been designated a nuclear safety regulation by DOE and, thus, it is enforceable under the Price-Anderson Amendments Act [See 64 FR 12861,12863 (1999)]. Pursuant to the structure of the regulation, a finding of contractor retaliation

337

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2010-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2010-03 June 1, 2010 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation related to the Inadvertent Ignition of a Rocket Motor Pursuant to section 234C of the Atomic Energy Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2282c, and the Department of Energy's (DOE) regulations at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, DOE is issuing this Final Notice of Violation (FNOV) to Westem Allied Mechanical, Inc. (Westem Allied). The FNOV finds Westem Allied liable for violating DOE's worker safety and health requirements. The FNOV is based upon the Office of Enforcement's July 23, 2008, Investigation Report and a careful and thorough review of all evidence presented to DOE by Westem Allied,

338

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Los Alamos National Laboratory - Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2000-13 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2000-13 January 19, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California for Multiple Radioactive Material Intake Events and Work Control and Authorization Basis Violations at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, (EA-2000-13) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of violations of DOE's nuclear safety regulations associated with the March 16, 2000, [radioactive material] multiple intake event at TA-55, the 1998 [radioactive material] intake at TA-55 and authorization basis and work control violations at TA-18. During the TA-55 event, eight workers were exposed to airborne [radioactive material]; five of the eight were later

339

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA-2000-02 March 6, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Westinghouse Savannah River Company, related to Procurement Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Deficiencies at the Savannah River Site. This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of quality assurance deficiencies with the procurement of items for use at nuclear facilities under your control. DOE conducted an investigation and issued an Investigation Summary Report on December 21, 1999, detailing its findings. An Enforcement Conference was held with management of the Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) to discuss these matters on January 11, 2000. The Enforcement Conference Summary Report is enclosed.

340

Preliminary Notice of Violation,Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC - NEA-2011-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation,Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC - NEA-2011-02 July 22, 2011 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC related to a Puncture Wound Injury resulting in a Radiological Uptake at the Savannah River Site This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the June 14, 2010, employee puncture wound injury, which occurred in the F-TRU Remediation Enclosure within the F-Canyon Facility, at the U.S. Department of Energy' s (DOE) Savannah River Site. This occurrence was reported in Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-SRSO--SRNS-CPWM-20IO-0002, Contaminated Puncture Wound During TRU Drum

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341

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc -  

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Energy Systems, Energy Systems, Inc - EA-98-07 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc - EA-98-07 September 21, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., related to Bioassay Program Deficiencies at DOE's Oak Ridge Facilities, (EA-98-07) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances associated with deficiencies in the administration of the MK-Ferguson of Oak Ridge Company (MK-F) bioassay program, during the time period between 1996-1997 when it was a subcontractor to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES), the integrating contractor at the Oak Ridge site. The deficiencies in the bioassay program resulted in the failure, on multiple occasions over a period of close to two years, to identify

342

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LLC -  

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Laboratory, Laboratory, LLC - NEA-2011-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LLC - NEA-2011-01 April 15, 2011 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to Unanticipated Extremity Exposures at the Los Alamos National Laboratory This letter refers to a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the unanticipated extremity exposures that occurred at Technical Area (TA)-48 and TA-53 on July 24, 2009, at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The final special dose assessments documenting the details of these exposures were completed on January 26, 2010. The Office of Health, Safety, and Security's Office of Enforcement transmitted the results of the investigation to Los Alamos

343

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2000-03  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7, 2000 7, 2000 Mr. Ron Mencarelli [ ] MOTA Corporation Suite 375 810 Dutch Square Blvd. Columbia, SC 29210 EA-2000-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-CH-AA-ANLE-ANLE-2000-0001) Dear Mr. Mencarelli: This letter refers to an evaluation by the Department of Energy (DOE) of a March 12, 2000, event at Building 211 at Argonne National Laboratory-East (ANL-E), involving your Project Manager. An Investigation Summary Report prepared by DOE on this matter is enclosed. DOE concluded that a violation of 10 CFR Part 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection Rule) likely occurred. This violation is described in the enclosed Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV). Specifically, on March 12, 2000, your Project Manager entered a radiologically controlled area and removed slightly activated [metal] from this area

344

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0-13 0-13 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory - EA-2000-13 January 19, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California for Multiple Radioactive Material Intake Events and Work Control and Authorization Basis Violations at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, (EA-2000-13) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of violations of DOE's nuclear safety regulations associated with the March 16, 2000, [radioactive material] multiple intake event at TA-55, the 1998 [radioactive material] intake at TA-55 and authorization basis and work control violations at TA-18. During the TA-55 event, eight workers were exposed to airborne [radioactive material]; five of the eight were later determined to have suffered detectable intakes of[radioactive material].

345

Preliminary Notice of Violation, National Security Technologies, LLC -  

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National Security Technologies, National Security Technologies, LLC - NEA-2011-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation, National Security Technologies, LLC - NEA-2011-03 August 11, 2011 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to National Security Technologies, LLC related to Deficiencies in Inspection and Installation of Penetration Fire Seals and Other Components at the Nevada National Security Site The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has completed its investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with quality assurance (QA) related deficiencies in the inspection and installation of penetration fire seals and other components at the Criticality Experiments Facility (CEF) and the Device Assembly Facility (OAF) at the Nevada National Security Site. The results of

346

Gemini Planet Imager: Preliminary Design Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the first time in history, direct and indirect detection techniques have enabled the exploration of the environments of nearby stars on scales comparable to the size of our solar system. Precision Doppler measurements have led to the discovery of the first extrasolar planets, while high-contrast imaging has revealed new classes of objects including dusty circumstellar debris disks and brown dwarfs. The ability to recover spectrophotometry for a handful of transiting exoplanets through secondary-eclipse measurements has allowed us to begin to study exoplanets as individual entities rather than points on a mass/semi-major-axis diagram and led to new models of planetary atmospheres and interiors, even though such measurements are only available at low SNR and for a handful of planets that are automatically those most modified by their parent star. These discoveries have galvanized public interest in science and technology and have led to profound new insights into the formation and evolution of planetary systems, and they have set the stage for the next steps--direct detection and characterization of extrasolar Jovian planets with instruments such as the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI). As discussed in Volume 1, the ability to directly detect Jovian planets opens up new regions of extrasolar planet phase space that in turn will inform our understanding of the processes through which these systems form, while near-IR spectra will advance our understanding of planetary physics. Studies of circumstellar debris disks using GPI's polarimetric mode will trace the presence of otherwise-invisible low-mass planets and measure the build-up and destruction of planetesimals. To accomplish the science mission of GPI will require a dedicated instrument capable of achieving contrast of 10{sup -7} or more. This is vastly better than that delivered by existing astronomical AO systems. Currently achievable contrast, about 10{sup -5} at separations of 1 arc second or larger, is completely limited by quasi-static wave front errors, so that contrast does not improve with integration times longer than about 1 minute. Using the rotation of the Earth to distinguish companions from artifacts or multiwavelength imaging improves this somewhat, but GPI will still need to surpass the performance of existing systems by one to two orders of magnitude--an improvement comparable to the transition from photographic plates to CCDs. This may sound daunting, but other areas of optical science have achieved similar breakthroughs, for example, the transition to nanometer-quality optics for extreme ultraviolet lithography, the development of MEMS wave front control devices, and the ultra-high contrast demonstrated by JPL's High Contrast Imaging Test-bed. In astronomy, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, long baseline radio interferometry, and multi-object spectrographs have led to improvements of similar or greater order of magnitude. GPI will be the first project to apply these revolutionary techniques to ground-based astronomy, with a systems engineering approach that studies the impact of every design decision on the key metric--final detectable planet contrast.

Macintosh, B

2007-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

347

Modular Wellhead Binary Power System: Preliminary Design Results  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To provide the utility industry with effective and flexible binary-cycle power plants, preliminary engineering analyses were conducted on a standardized design being developed for a modular wellhead binary-cycle power system. This design will use heat sources, such as geothermal or waste heat, in the 300-450 degrees F temperature range and will meet utility requirements for small geothermal resource capacity needs.

1990-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

348

Preliminary evaluation of wind energy potential: Cook Inlet area, Alaska  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes work on a project performed under contract to the Alaska Power Administration (APA). The objective of this research was to make a preliminary assessment of the wind energy potential for interconnection with the Cook Inlet area electric power transmission and distribution systems, to identify the most likely candidate regions (25 to 100 square miles each) for energy potential, and to recommend a monitoring program sufficient to quantify the potential.

Hiester, T.R.

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Hellsgate Winter Range : Wildlife Mitigation Project. Preliminary Environmental Assessment.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration proposes funding the Hellsgate Winter Range Wildlife Mitigation Project in cooperation with the Colville Convederated Tribes and Bureau of Indian Affairs. This Preliminary Environmental Assessment examines the potential environmental effects of acquiring and managing property for wildlife and wildlife habitat within a large project area. The Propose action is intended to meet the need for mitigation of wildlife and wild life habitat that was adversely affected by the construction of Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph Dams and their reservoirs.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Danehy Park Wind Turbine Project Preliminary Assessment Report  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

) Northern Power 100 (100 kW) Aeronautica 29-225 (225 kW) Polaris 500 (500 kW) The first four turbinesDanehy Park Wind Turbine Project Preliminary Assessment Report Danehy Park Project Group Wind the following five turbines for potential installation at Danehy Park: SkyStream 3.7 (2.4 kW) Polaris 20 (20 kW

351

Cambridge Danehy Park Wind Turbine Preliminary Project Assessment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.0 100.0 120.0 0 10 20 30 40 Noise Level (dBA) Distance from Wind Turbine (m) SS P20, NP100, and P500 ACambridge Danehy Park Wind Turbine Preliminary Project Assessment Overview MIT Wind Energy Projects 4 / 25 2.5 / 25 Rated Wind Speed (m/s) 13 10 14.5 ~15 12 The above turbines were chosen to provide

352

Preliminary Results from the ESO Slice Project (ESP)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the first results of a galaxy redshift survey, ESO Slice Project (ESP), we are accomplishing as an ESO Key-Project over about 30 square degrees in a region near the South Galactic Pole. The limiting magnitude is b_J = 19.4. Observations have been almost completed and about 90% of the data obtained so far has been reduced providing about 3000 galaxy redshifts. We present some preliminary results concerning the large scale galaxy distribution and their luminosity function.

G. Vettolani; E. Zucca; A. Cappi; R. Merighi; M. Mignoli; G. Stirpe; G. Zamorani; H. MacGillivray; C. Collins; C. Balkowski; J. Alimi; A. Blanchard; V. Cayatte; P. Felenbok; S. Maurogordato; D. Proust; G. Chincarini; L. Guzzo; D. Maccagni; R. Scaramella; M. Ramella

1994-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

353

Excelsior Energy Mesaba IGCC Project Preliminary Design Specification  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) technology now entering commercial service, the industry needs specifications that encourage greater standardization in IGCC design. Standardization lowers initial capital cost; supports repeatable, reliable performance; and reduces the time and cost to develop decision-quality economics for potential IGCC plant owners. This CoalFleet Preliminary Design Specification (PDS) defines technical information provided in the permit application submitted by Exce...

2006-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

354

Process Maps  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...to the chief measure of the power-dissipation capacity of the material, the dimensionless parameter called the efficiency of power dissipation, η: (Eq 57) Deformation processing should be focused on the regions of maximum efficiency of power dissipation unless structural instabilities, for example,...

355

Preliminary Design Report for Modeling of Hydrogen Uptake in Fuel Rod Cladding During Severe Accidents  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Preliminary designs are described for models of hydrogen and oxygen uptake in fuel rod cladding during severe accidents. Calculation of the uptake involves the modeling of seven processes: (1) diffusion of oxygen from the bulk gas into the boundary layer at the external cladding surface, (2) diffusion from the boundary layer into the oxide layer, (3) diffusion from the inner surface of the oxide layer into the metallic part of the cladding, (4) uptake of hydrogen in the event that the clad-ding oxide layer is dissolved in a steam-starved region, (5) embrittlement of cladding due to hydrogen uptake, (6) cracking of cladding during quenching due to its embrittlement and (7) release of hydrogen from the cladding after cracking of the cladding. An integral diffusion method is described for calculating the diffusion processes in the cladding. Experimental results are presented that show a rapid uptake of hydrogen in the event of dissolution of the oxide layer and a rapid release of hydrogen in the event of cracking of the oxide layer. These experimental results are used as a basis for calculating the rate of hydrogen uptake and the rate of hydrogen release. The uptake of hydrogen is limited to the equilibrium solubility calculated by applying Sievert's law. The uptake of hydrogen is an exothermic reaction that accelerates the heatup of a fuel rod. An embrittlement criteria is described that accounts for hydrogen and oxygen concentration and the extent of oxidation. A design is described for implementing the models for hydrogen and oxygen uptake and cladding embrittlement into the programming framework of the SCDAP/RELAP5 code. A test matrix is described for assessing the impact of the proposed models on the calculated behavior of fuel rods in severe accident conditions. This report is a revision and reissue of the report entitled; "Preliminary Design Report for Modeling of Hydrogen Uptake in Fuel Rod Cladding During Severe Accidents."

Siefken, Larry James

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

CE IGCC repowering project preliminary hazard analysis. Topical report, November 1, 1990--May 31, 1993  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary hazard analysis was conducted on the CE IGCC unit by representatives from ABB Lummus Crest Process Systems, Lummus Technical Division, Combustion Engineering, and Lummus Initial Operations. As a basis for the review, available technical data and documentation was used. Two areas of the unit were reviewed, the coal yard delivery system and the gasifier island. The coal yard consists of the coal delivery and handling systems, both of these systems are conventional. The gasifier island encompasses the coal pulverizer and feed system, gasifier and syngas cooler, char removal system, char recycle system, and high temperature sulfur removal system. With first of a kind equipment incorporated in the gasifier island, most of the concerns of potential hazards were centered here. At the time of the review, there were no process flow diagrams for the rest of the combined cycle. To prevent detaining the review of the gasifier island, the remaining areas were not reviewed at this time. However, the remaining areas will be reviewed before final unit design is completed. In reviewing the above mentioned systems, the PHA identified several hazards which will be the basis for a subsequent detailed Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) study which will be performed at a later stage of this project. Results from the evaluation were documented by the team and then reviewed by engineers in the IGCC Product Development department. From the concerns of risks developed by the review team, rethinking of proposed operation and design of the plant during the preliminary design stages took place. (In doing so, cost and redesign time during final design phase will be reduced).

Peletz, L.J.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Preliminary designs for OTEC Stationkeeping Subsystems (SKSS). Summary report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This summary report presents a condensation of the designs as developed from requirements and concept selection to preliminary design. The study consists of the following six tasks: (1) Design requirements: establish design environmental conditions and criteria. Develop methodology to both assess SKSS reliability and performance, and minimize life cycle costs. (2) Conceptual design: develop at least two SKSS conceptual designs for both barge and spar platform (eight in all). Consider commercial plant SKSS, verify feasibility, define problem areas, estimate life cycle cost. Develop deployment, operation and maintenance scenarios. Recommend an SKSS concept for each platform. (3) Preliminary design; prepare preliminary designs for two SKSS concepts selected by NOAA/DOE. Optimize the designs, provide deployment and retrieval procedures, support requirements, evaute reliability and performance. Assess effects of watch circle and water depth variation. (4) Development and testing recommendations: recommend programs required to confirm design assumptions and performance predictions, including material and component development, and soils investigation. Estimate cost and schedule required to perform these programs. (5) Cost-time analysis: develop a detailed cost and schedule for the acquisition, transportation, deployment, inspection, maintenance, spares, replacement and salvage for the SKSS designs. (6) Commercial plant SKSS recommendations: assess applicability of designs to commercial plant SKSS. Recommend development program and at-sea tests as requied with estimate of cost and schedule. (WHK)

None

1979-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

358

Preliminary design report for OTEC stationkeeping subsystems (SKSS)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Lockheed Ocean Systems with IMODCO prepared these preliminary designs for OTEC Stationkeeping Subsystems (SKSS) under contract to NOAA in support of the Department of Energy OTEC program. The results of Tasks III, V, and VI are presented in this design report. The report consists of five sections: introduction, preliminary designs for the multiple anchor leg (MAL) and tension anchor leg (TAL), costs and schedule, and conclusions. Extensive appendixes provide detailed descriptions of design methodology and include backup calculations and data to support the results presented. The objective of this effort is to complete the preliminary designs for the barge-MAL and Spar-TAL SKSS. A set of drawings is provided for each which show arrangements, configuration, component details, engineering description, and deployment plan. Loads analysis, performance assessment, and sensitivity to requirements are presented, together with the methodology employed to analyze the systems and to derive the results presented. Life cycle costs and schedule are prepared and compared on a common basis. Finally, recommendations for the Commercial Plant SKSS are presented for both platform types.

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1979-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

359

Utility of Social Modeling for Proliferation Assessment - Preliminary Assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Preliminary Assessment draft report will present the results of a literature search and preliminary assessment of the body of research, analysis methods, models and data deemed to be relevant to the Utility of Social Modeling for Proliferation Assessment research. This report will provide: 1) a description of the problem space and the kinds of information pertinent to the problem space, 2) a discussion of key relevant or representative literature, 3) a discussion of models and modeling approaches judged to be potentially useful to the research, and 4) the next steps of this research that will be pursued based on this preliminary assessment. This draft report represents a technical deliverable for the NA-22 Simulations, Algorithms, and Modeling (SAM) program. Specifically this draft report is the Task 1 deliverable for project PL09-UtilSocial-PD06, Utility of Social Modeling for Proliferation Assessment. This project investigates non-traditional use of social and cultural information to improve nuclear proliferation assessment, including nonproliferation assessment, proliferation resistance assessments, safeguards assessments and other related studies. These assessments often use and create technical information about the States posture towards proliferation, the vulnerability of a nuclear energy system to an undesired event, and the effectiveness of safeguards. This project will find and fuse social and technical information by explicitly considering the role of cultural, social and behavioral factors relevant to proliferation. The aim of this research is to describe and demonstrate if and how social science modeling has utility in proliferation assessment.

Coles, Garill A.; Gastelum, Zoe N.; Brothers, Alan J.; Thompson, Sandra E.

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Process Deviation  

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1 Exercise Course Implementation 10_0630 Page 1 of 8 1 Exercise Course Implementation 10_0630 Page 1 of 8 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Exercise Course Implementation Document Number: ISDP-011 Rev. 10_0630 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: ISDP-002, Training Production Process Notify of Changes: ISD, ITT, MGT Referenced Document(s): ISDF-004 Design Document, ISDF-006 WBT Script Template, ISDF-007 Lesson Plan Template, ISDP-012, ILT Course Implementation, ISDF-008 ILT Student Feedback Survey, ISDF-010 After Action Report ISDP-011 Exercise Course Implementation 10_0630 Page 2 of 8 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change 10_0630 Initial Release ISDP-011 Exercise Course Implementation 10_0630 Page 3 of 8

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361

Preliminary Technology Maturation Plan for Immobilization of High-Level Waste in Glass Ceramics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A technology maturation plan (TMP) was developed for immobilization of high-level waste (HLW) raffinate in a glass ceramics waste form using a cold-crucible induction melter (CCIM). The TMP was prepared by the following process: 1) define the reference process and boundaries of the technology being matured, 2) evaluate the technology elements and identify the critical technology elements (CTE), 3) identify the technology readiness level (TRL) of each of the CTEs using the DOE G 413.3-4, 4) describe the development and demonstration activities required to advance the TRLs to 4 and 6 in order, and 5) prepare a preliminary plan to conduct the development and demonstration. Results of the technology readiness assessment identified five CTEs and found relatively low TRLs for each of them: Mixing, sampling, and analysis of waste slurry and melter feed: TRL-1 Feeding, melting, and pouring: TRL-1 Glass ceramic formulation: TRL-1 Canister cooling and crystallization: TRL-1 Canister decontamination: TRL-4 Although the TRLs are low for most of these CTEs (TRL-1), the effort required to advance them to higher values. The activities required to advance the TRLs are listed below: Complete this TMP Perform a preliminary engineering study Characterize, estimate, and simulate waste to be treated Laboratory scale glass ceramic testing Melter and off-gas testing with simulants Test the mixing, sampling, and analyses Canister testing Decontamination system testing Issue a requirements document Issue a risk management document Complete preliminary design Integrated pilot testing Issue a waste compliance plan A preliminary schedule and budget were developed to complete these activities as summarized in the following table (assuming 2012 dollars). TRL Budget Year MSA FMP GCF CCC CD Overall $M 2012 1 1 1 1 4 1 0.3 2013 2 2 1 1 4 1 1.3 2014 2 3 1 1 4 1 1.8 2015 2 3 2 2 4 2 2.6 2016 2 3 2 2 4 2 4.9 2017 2 3 3 2 4 2 9.8 2018 3 3 3 3 4 3 7.9 2019 3 3 3 3 4 3 5.1 2020 3 3 3 3 4 3 14.6 2021 3 3 3 3 4 3 7.3 2022 3 3 3 3 4 3 8.8 2023 4 4 4 4 4 4 9.1 2024 5 5 5 5 5 5 6.9 2025 6 6 6 6 6 6 6.9 CCC = canister cooling and crystallization; FMP = feeding, melting, and pouring; GCF = glass ceramic formulation; MSA = mixing, sampling, and analyses. This TMP is intended to guide the development of the glass ceramics waste form and process to the point where it is ready for industrialization.

Vienna, John D.; Crum, Jarrod V.; Sevigny, Gary J.; Smith, G L.

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

362

Hydropyrolysis process  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An improved process for producing a methane-enriched gas wherein a hydrogen-deficient carbonaceous material is treated with a hydrogen-containing pyrolysis gas at an elevated temperature and pressure to produce a product gas mixture including methane, carbon monoxide and hydrogen. The improvement comprises passing the product gas mixture sequentially through a water-gas shift reaction zone and a gas separation zone to provide separate gas streams of methane and of a recycle gas comprising hydrogen, carbon monoxide and methane for recycle to the process. A controlled amount of steam also is provided which when combined with the recycle gas provides a pyrolysis gas for treatment of additional hydrogen-deficient carbonaceous material. The amount of steam used and the conditions within the water-gas shift reaction zone and gas separation zone are controlled to obtain a steady-state composition of pyrolysis gas which will comprise hydrogen as the principal constituent and a minor amount of carbon monoxide, steam and methane so that no external source of hydrogen is needed to supply the hydrogen requirements of the process. In accordance with a particularly preferred embodiment, conditions are controlled such that there also is produced a significant quantity of benzene as a valuable coproduct.

Ullman, Alan Z. (Northridge, CA); Silverman, Jacob (Woodland Hills, CA); Friedman, Joseph (Huntington Beach, CA)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

TSPA Model Development and Sensitivity Analysis of Processes Affecting  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TSPA Model Development and Sensitivity Analysis of Processes TSPA Model Development and Sensitivity Analysis of Processes Affecting Performance of a Salt Repository for Disposal of Heat-Generating Nuclear Waste TSPA Model Development and Sensitivity Analysis of Processes Affecting Performance of a Salt Repository for Disposal of Heat-Generating Nuclear Waste The document describes the initial work on designing and developing requirements for a total system performance assessment (TSPA) model that can support preliminary safety assessments for a mined geologic repository for high-level waste (HLW) and spent nuclear fuel (SNF) in salt host rock at a generic site. A preliminary generic salt TSPA model for HLW/SNF disposal has been developed and tested for an isothermal repository in salt, for emplaced waste that is assumed to have no decay heat; for salt

364

Preliminary Safety Design Report for Remote Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility  

SciTech Connect

A new onsite, remote-handled low-level waste disposal facility has been identified as the highest ranked alternative for providing continued, uninterrupted remote-handled low-level waste disposal for remote-handled low-level waste from the Idaho National Laboratory and for nuclear fuel processing activities at the Naval Reactors Facility. Historically, this type of waste has been disposed of at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex. Disposal of remote-handled low-level waste in concrete disposal vaults at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex will continue until the facility is full or until it must be closed in preparation for final remediation of the Subsurface Disposal Area (approximately at the end of Fiscal Year 2017). This preliminary safety design report supports the design of a proposed onsite remote-handled low-level waste disposal facility by providing an initial nuclear facility hazard categorization, by discussing site characteristics that impact accident analysis, by providing the facility and process information necessary to support the hazard analysis, by identifying and evaluating potential hazards for processes associated with onsite handling and disposal of remote-handled low-level waste, and by discussing the need for safety features that will become part of the facility design.

Timothy Solack; Carol Mason

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Thermal processing system concepts and considerations for RWMC buried waste  

SciTech Connect

This report presents a preliminary determination of ex situ thermal processing system concepts and related processing considerations for application to remediation of transuranic (TRU)-contaminated buried wastes (TRUW) at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL). Beginning with top-level thermal treatment concepts and requirements identified in a previous Preliminary Systems Design Study (SDS), a more detailed consideration of the waste materials thermal processing problem is provided. Anticipated waste stream elements and problem characteristics are identified and considered. Final waste form performance criteria, requirements, and options are examined within the context of providing a high-integrity, low-leachability glass/ceramic, final waste form material. Thermal processing conditions required and capability of key systems components (equipment) to provide these material process conditions are considered. Information from closely related companion study reports on melter technology development needs assessment and INEL Iron-Enriched Basalt (IEB) research are considered. Five potentially practicable thermal process system design configuration concepts are defined and compared. A scenario for thermal processing of a mixed waste and soils stream with essentially no complex presorting and using a series process of incineration and high temperature melting is recommended. Recommendations for applied research and development necessary to further detail and demonstrate the final waste form, required thermal processes, and melter process equipment are provided.

Eddy, T.L.; Kong, P.C.; Raivo, B.D.; Anderson, G.L.

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Drain Tank Information for Developing Design Basis of the Preliminary Design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tokamak Cooling Water System (TCWS) drain tanks (DTs) serve two functions: normal operation and safety operation. Normal DTs are used for regular maintenance operations when draining is necessary. Safety DTs are used to receive the water leaked into the Vacuum Vessel (VV) after an in-vessel loss of coolant accident (LOCA) event. The preliminary design of the DTs shall be based on the information provided by this document. The capacity of the normal DTs is estimated based on the internal volume of in-vessel components [e.g., First Wall/Blanket (FW/BLK) and Divertor (DIV)]; Neutral Beam Injector (NBI) components; and TCWS piping, heat exchangers, electric heaters, pump casing, pressurizers, and valves. Water volumes have been updated based on 2004-design information, changes adopted because of approved Project Change Requests (PCRs), and data verification by US ITER and AREVA Federal Services, the US ITER A and E Company. Two tanks will store water from normal draining operations of the FW/BLK and DIV Primary Heat Transfer Systems (PHTSs). One tank will store water from normal draining operations of the NBI PHTS. The capacity of the safety DTs is based on analysis of a design basis accident: a large leak from in-vessel components. There are two safety DTs that will receive water from a VV LOCA event and drainage from the VV, as needed. In addition, there is one sump tank for the DIV that will be used for collecting drain water from the draining and drying processes and specifically for draining the DIV system as the DIV cassette lines are at a lower elevation than the DT connection point. Information documented in this report must be refined and verified during the preliminary design of the DTs, and there are several aspects to be considered to complete the preliminary design. Input to these design considerations is discussed in this report and includes, but is not limited to, water inventory; operating procedures/maintenance; Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA); tank layout and dimensions, including design margin; classification under French Nuclear Pressure Directives, Equipements Sous Pression Nucleaires (ESPN); and adaptations for construction.

Ferrada, Juan J [ORNL

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Drain Tank Information for Developing Design Basis of the Preliminary Design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tokamak Cooling Water System (TCWS) drain tanks (DTs) serve two functions: normal operation and safety operation. Normal DTs are used for regular maintenance operations when draining is necessary. Safety DTs are used to receive the water leaked into the Vacuum Vessel (VV) after an in-vessel loss of cooling accident (LOCA) event. The preliminary design of the DTs shall be based on the information provided by this document. The capacity of the normal DTs is estimated based on the internal volume of in-vessel components [e.g., First Wall/Blanket (FW/BLK) and Divertor (DIV)], Neutral Beam Injector (NBI) components, and TCWS piping, heat exchangers, electric heaters, pump casing, pressurizers, and valves. Water volumes have been updated based on 2004 design information, changes adopted because of approved Project Change Requests (PCRs), and data verification by U.S. ITER. Two tanks will store water from normal draining operations of the FW/BLK and DIV Primary Heat Transfer Systems (PHTSs). One tank will store water from normal draining operations of the NBI PHTS. The capacity of the safety DTs is based on analysis of a design-basis accident:1 a large leak from in-vessel components. There are two safety DTs that will receive water from a VV LOCA event and drainage from the VV, as needed. In addition, there is one sump tank for the DIV that will be used for collecting drain water from the draining and drying processes and specifically for draining the DIV system as the DIV cassettes lines are at a lower elevation than the DT connection point. Information documented in this report must be refined and verified during the preliminary design of the DTs, and there are several aspects to be considered to complete the preliminary design. Input to these design considerations is discussed in this report and includes, but is not limited to, water inventory; operating procedures/maintenance; Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA); tank layout anddimensions, including design margin; classification under French Nuclear Pressure Directives, Equipements Sous Pression Nucleaires (ESPN); and adaptations for construction.

Ferrada, Juan J [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Design review report for the hydrogen interlock preliminary design  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents the completion of a preliminary design review for the hydrogen interlock. The hydrogen interlock, a proposed addition to the Rotary Mode Core Sampling (RMCS) system portable exhauster, is intended to support core sampling operations in waste tanks requiring flammable gas controls. The objective of this review was to validate basic design assumptions and concepts to support a path forward leading to a final design. The conclusion reached by the review committee was that the design was acceptable and efforts should continue toward a final design review.

Corbett, J.E.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

2012 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study: Preliminary Findings - updated presentation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Meyer Meyer Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability U.S. Department of Energy 2012 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study Preliminary Findings Stakeholder Consultation Webinars August 2012 Background  The Energy Policy Act of 2005 amended the Federal Power Act to require DOE to conduct a transmission congestion study every three years, in consultation with the states.  DOE published a study in 2006, and a second for 2009 (in early 2010). We are now preparing the 2012 study.  Statutory text directs DOE to seek to identify "geographic areas experiencing ... transmission capacity constraints or congestion that adversely affects consumers ...."  Statute also authorizes (but does not require) the Secretary

370

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF WINCHESTER ENGINEERING AND ANALYTICAL CENTER  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

WINCHESTER ENGINEERING AND ANALYTICAL CENTER WINCHESTER ENGINEERING AND ANALYTICAL CENTER Winchester, Massachusetts Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 . .- _ 2. / f OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPOdATIOt'i for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action PL;ogram .-__ - - .--..--_ ~. _.. -. THE FORMER WINCHESTER ENGINEERING AND ANALYTICAL CENTER Winchester, Massachusetts At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the former Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center, Winchester, Massachusetts (see Fig. 1), on January 25, 1977, to assess the radiological status of this facility

371

Modeling, loading, and preliminary design considerations for tall guyed towers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the authors first summarize the results of an investigation they carried out on the collapse of a 1900 ft tall guyed tower under ice and wind loads. Based on this investigation, they then proceed to present some structural analysis recommendations relating to loading and modeling concerns. Special emphasis is placed on the importance of ice loading, and on the level of accuracy required in modeling the nonlinear response behavior. Finally, the conclusions drawn from this study are used to formulate preliminary design guidelines. This facilitates a systematic approach for the design of tall guyed towers. 23 refs.

Gantes, C.; Khoury, R.; Connors, J.J.; Pouangare, C. [Engg Information Technology, Cambridge, MA (United States)

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Preliminary Results from the ESO Slice Project (ESP)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the first results of a galaxy redshift survey, ESO Slice Project (ESP), we are accomplishing as an ESO Key--Project over about 40 square degrees in a region near the South Galactic Pole. The limiting magnitude is $b_J = 19.4$. Up to now $\\sim 85\\%$ of the observations has been completed and $\\sim 65\\%$ of the data has been reduced providing $\\sim 2000$ galaxy redshifts. We present some preliminary results concerning the large scale galaxy distribution, the luminosity function and the properties of galaxies with spectra showing prominent emission lines.

G. Vettolani; E. Zucca; A. Cappi; R. Merighi; M. Mignoli; G. Stirpe; G. Zamorani; C. Collins; H. MacGillivray; C. Balkowski; J. Alimi; A. Blanchard; V. Cayatte; P. Felenbok; S. Maurogordato; D. Proust; G. Chincarini; L. Guzzo; D. Maccagni; R. Scaramella; M. Ramella

1993-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

373

ALPR PRELIMINARY DESIGN STUDY (ARGONNE LOW POWER REACTOR). PHASE I  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary design study, Phase I of the ALPR . project, has been made in accordance with the Army Reactors Branch specifications for a nuclear ''package'' power plant with a 200 to 260 kw electric and 400 kw heating capacity..The plant is to be installed at the Idaho Reactor Testing Station as a prototype for remote arctic installations. The ''conventiornl'' power plant as well as the exterior reactor components are described, and cost estimates are given. ''Nuclear'' components of the reactor are described. (auth)

Treshow, M.; Hamer, E.; Pearlman, H.; Rossin, D.; Shaftman, D.

1956-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

374

Preliminary assessment of fleets covered by the Energy Policy Act  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

To facilitate the goal of decreasing oil imports by 10 percent by the year 2000 and 30 percent by 2010, two sections of the Energy Policy Act encourage and mandate alternative fuel vehicles in the acquisition of fleet vehicles. The first step in estimating the contribution of these mandates toward meeting the aforementioned goal entails identifying affected fleets. This paper presents a preliminary assessment of potential vehicle fleet coverage. Only a limited number of companies in the methanol, ethanol, and hydrogen industries are likely to quality for this mandate. Whereas, many of the oil producers, petroleum refiners, and electricity companies are likely to be regulated.

Hu, P.S.; Davis, S.C.; Wang, M.Q. [and others

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

375

AGC-1 Experiment and Final Preliminary Design Report  

SciTech Connect

This report details the experimental plan and design as of the preliminary design review for the Advanced Test Reactor Graphite Creep-1 graphite compressive creep capsule. The capsule will contain five graphite grades that will be irradiated in the Advanced Test Reactor at the Idaho National Laboratory to determine the irradiation induced creep constants. Seven other grades of graphite will be irradiated to determine irradiated physical properties. The capsule will have an irradiation temperature of 900 C and a peak irradiation dose of 5.8 x 10{sup 21} n/cm{sup 2} [E > 0.1 MeV], or 4.2 displacements per atom.

Robert L. Bratton; Tim Burchell

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Leg192PreliminaryReport Two-waytraveltime(s)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

:0021 Shotpoints #12;Leg 192 Preliminary Report68 Figure 17 A B C D E 9R 10R 11R 12R 13R 14R 15R 16R 17R 18R 19R 20R 21R 22R 23R 24R 25R 26R 27R 28R 29R 30R 31R 32R 33R 34R 35R 36R 37R 38R 39R 40R 41R 42R 43R 44R 45R 46R UnitII Depth(mbsf) Blue Yellow green red Wood Wood Wood Wood ­ + Chromaticity a b Dominant 1

377

Environmental Survey preliminary report, Savannah River Plant, Aiken, South Carolina  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report contains the preliminary findings based on the first phase of an Environmental Survey at the Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Plant (SRP), located at Aiken, South Carolina. The Survey is being conducted by DOE's Office of Environment, Safety and Health. The following topics are discussed: general site information; air, soil, surface water and ground water; hydrogeology; waste management; toxic and chemical materials; release of tritium oxides; radioactivity in milk; contamination of ground water and wildlife; pesticide use; and release of radionuclides into seepage basins. 149 refs., 44 figs., 53 tabs.

Not Available

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

WELDING PROCESS  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method of joining metal parts for the preparation of relatively long, thin fuel element cores of uranium or alloys thereof for nuclear reactors is described. The process includes the steps of cleaning the surfaces to be jointed, placing the sunfaces together, and providing between and in contact with them, a layer of a compound in finely divided form that is decomposable to metal by heat. The fuel element members are then heated at the contact zone and maintained under pressure during the heating to decompose the compound to metal and sinter the members and reduced metal together producing a weld. The preferred class of decomposable compounds are the metal hydrides such as uranium hydride, which release hydrogen thus providing a reducing atmosphere in the vicinity of the welding operation.

Zambrow, J.; Hausner, H.

1957-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

379

Crystallization process  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An improved crystallization process is disclosed for separating a crystallizable material and an excluded material which is at least partially excluded from the solid phase of the crystallizable material obtained upon freezing a liquid phase of the materials. The solid phase is more dense than the liquid phase, and it is separated therefrom by relative movement with the formation of a packed bed of solid phase. The packed bed is continuously formed adjacent its lower end and passed from the liquid phase into a countercurrent flow of backwash liquid. The packed bed extends through the level of the backwash liquid to provide a drained bed of solid phase adjacent its upper end which is melted by a condensing vapor.

Adler, Robert J. (Shaker Heights, OH); Brown, William R. (Brecksville, OH); Auyang, Lun (Highland Heights, OH); Liu, Yin-Chang (Richmond Heights, OH); Cook, W. Jeffrey (Cleveland Heights, OH)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Oligomerization process  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A liquid phase process is described for oligomerization of C[sub 4] and C[sub 5] isoolefins or the etherification thereof with C[sub 1] to C[sub 6] alcohols wherein the reactants are contacted in a reactor with a fixed bed acid cation exchange resin catalyst at an LHSV of 5 to 20, pressure of 0 to 400 psig and temperature of 120 to 300 F wherein the improvement is the operation of the reactor at a pressure to maintain the reaction mixture at its boiling point whereby at least a portion but less than all of the reaction mixture is vaporized. By operating at the boiling point and allowing a portion of the reaction mixture to vaporize, the exothermic heat of reaction is dissipated by the formation of more boil up and the temperature in the reactor is controlled. 2 figures.

Smith, L.A. Jr.; Hearn, D.; Jones, E.M. Jr.

1991-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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381

DOE/EIA-0193/P PRELIMINARY CONSERVATION TABLES FROM THE NATIONAL INTERIM ENERGY CONSUMPTION SURVEY  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

193/P 193/P PRELIMINARY CONSERVATION TABLES FROM THE NATIONAL INTERIM ENERGY CONSUMPTION SURVEY OFFICE OF THE CONSUMPTION DATA SYSTEM OFFICE OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION AUGUST 1, 1979 PRELIMINARY CONSERVATION TABLES FROM THE NATIONAL INTERIM ENERGY CONSUMPTION SURVEY Attached is the first report of the Office of the Consumption Data System, Office of Program Development, Energy Information Administration, presenting preliminary data from the National Interim Energy Consumption Survey (NIECS). The focus of this report is the conservation activities performed by households since January 1977, and the status of households with respect to insulation, storm windows, and other energy conserving characteristics. These tables are from preliminary data files.

382

Radiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations for Further Study  

SciTech Connect

This is a review of the book ''Radiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations for Further Study.''

Napier, Bruce A. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB))

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Preliminary results for the abundance of multicored EAS at Mt. Norikura  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Multicore type EAS was observed by 54 m2 spark chamber at Mt. Norikura (740 g/?cm2). As a preliminary result

Norikura Air Shower Group

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory- EA-2000-12  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Authorization Basis Issues at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (EA-2000-12)

385

Clean Energy Technologies: A Preliminary Inventory of the Potential for Electricity Generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

LBNL-57451 Clean Energy Technologies A Preliminary InventoryDepartment Environmental Energy Technologies Division Ernestand renewable energy technologies. Energy from renewable

Bailey, Owen; Worrell, Ernst

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

SunLine Transit Agency, Hydrogen Powered Transit Buses: Preliminary Evaluation Results  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper provides preliminary results from an evaluation by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory of hydrogen-powered transit buses at SunLine Transit Agency.

Chandler, K.; Eudy, L.

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Babcock & Wilcox Teclmical Services Y-12, LLC- NEA-2008-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Y-12, LLC, related to a Uranium Chip Fire at the Y-12 National Security Complex

388

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory- EA-2003-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to the University of California related to Multiple Radiological Issues at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

389

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Bechtel Hanford, Inc.- EA-97-08  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel Hanford, Inc., related to Unplanned Radioactive Material Uptakes by Five Workers at the Hanford Site, (EA-97-08)

390

Clean Energy Technologies: A Preliminary Inventory of the Potential for Electricity Generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Technologies A Preliminary Inventory of the Potential for$/kWh References EPA. 2002. Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas

Bailey, Owen; Worrell, Ernst

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LLC- April 15, 2011  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to Unanticipated Extremity Exposures at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

392

Preliminary Investigations of the Effect of Particle Size and Tip Size ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Preliminary Investigations of the Effect of Particle Size and Tip Size in the Current Activated Tip-Based Sintering (CATS) of Nickel Powder...

393

Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuels for LWRS - A Preliminary Systems Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The severe accident at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plants illustrates the need for continuous improvements through developing and implementing technologies that contribute to safe, reliable and cost-effective operation of the nuclear fleet. Development of enhanced accident tolerant fuel contributes to this effort. These fuels, in comparison with the standard zircaloy UO2 system currently used by the LWR industry, should be designed such that they tolerate loss of active cooling in the core for a longer time period (depending on the LWR system and accident scenario) while maintaining or improving the fuel performance during normal operations, operational transients, and design-basis events. This report presents a preliminary systems analysis related to most of these concepts. The potential impacts of these innovative LWR fuels on the front-end of the fuel cycle, on the reactor operation and on the back-end of the fuel cycle are succinctly described without having the pretension of being exhaustive. Since the design of these various concepts is still a work in progress, this analysis can only be preliminary and could be updated as the designs converge on their respective final version.

Gilles Youinou; R. Sonat Sen

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Preliminary geothermal investigations at Manley Hot Springs, Alaska  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Manley Hot Springs is one of several hot springs which form a belt extending from the Seward Peninsula to east-central Alaska. All of the hot springs are low-temperature, water-dominated geothermal systems, having formed as the result of circulation of meteoric water along deepseated fractures near or within granitic intrusives. Shallow, thermally disturbed ground at Manley Hot Springs constitutes an area of 1.2 km by 0.6 km along the lower slopes of Bean Ridge on the north side of the Tanana Valley. This area includes 32 springs and seeps and one warm (29.1/sup 0/C) well. The hottest springs range in temperature from 61/sup 0/ to 47/sup 0/C and are presently utilized for space heating and irrigation. This study was designed to characterize the geothermal system present at Manley Hot Springs and delineate likely sites for geothermal drilling. Several surveys were conducted over a grid system which included shallow ground temperature, helium soil gas, mercury soil and resistivity surveys. In addition, a reconnaissance ground temperature survey and water chemistry sampling program was undertaken. The preliminary results, including some preliminary water chemistry, show that shallow hydrothermal activity can be delineated by many of the surveys. Three localities are targeted as likely geothermal well sites, and a model is proposed for the geothermal system at Manley Hot Springs.

East, J.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Environmental Survey preliminary report, Pinellas Plant, Largo, Florida  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to present the preliminary findings made during the Environmental Survey, conducted May 11 through 22, 1987, at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Pinellas Plant in Largo, Florida. As a Preliminary Report, the contents are subject to revisions, which will be made in a forthcoming Interim Report, based on Albuquerque Operations Office review and comments on technical accuracy, the results of the sampling and analyses, and other information that may come to the Survey team's attention prior to issuance of the Interim Report. The Pinellas Plant is currently operated for DOE by the General Electric Company-Neutron Devices Department (GENDD). The Pinellas Survey is part of the larger DOE-wide Environmental Survey effort announced by Secretary John S. Herrington on September 18, 1985. The purpose of this effort is to identify, via no fault'' baseline Surveys, existing environmental problems are areas of environmental risk at DOE facilities and to rank them on a DOE-wide basis. This ranking will enable DOE to more effectively establish priorities for addressing environmental problems and allocate the resources necessary to correct these problems. Because the Survey is no fault'' and is not an audit,'' it is not designed to identify specific isolated incidents of noncompliance or to analyze environmental management practices. Such incidents and/or management practices will, however, be used in the Survey as a means of identifying existing and potential environmental problems. 55 refs., 37 figs., 37 tabs.

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1987-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Preliminary Notice of Violation - High Flux Isotope Reactor,...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

work processes involving HFIR maintenance planning, implementation and post maintenance testing; (2) work processes involving REDC operations; (3) quality improvement and...

397

Illinois mineral industry in 1978, and review of preliminary mineral production data for 1979  

SciTech Connect

This annual report of mineral production in Illinois in 1978 summarizes the output and value of minerals mined, and processed in Illinois, and of mineral products manufactured but not necessarily mined in Illinois. The total value of production in all three categories was $3170.7 million. The total value of mineral materials mined was $1637.0 million, with the mineral fuels-coal, crude oil, and natural gas-contributing 80.7 percent of the total value. Processed mineral materials were valued at $1206.9 million, and mineral products manufactured totaled $326.8 million in 1978. Coal continued to be the leading commodity in terms of value; oil ranked second; stone and sand and gravel, used largely for construction, ranked third and fourth; and fluorspar was fifth. Illinois remained the leading US producer of fluorspar, tripoli, and industrial sand, and ranked third in stone and peat, fifth in bituminous coal, sixth in total sand and gravel. Preliminary data indicate that the value of minerals mined in 1979 reached an all time high of $2131.0 million, from $1637.0 million in 1978. Detailed production summaries and analyses-including maps, tables, and graphs-are given for all mineral commodities.

Samson, I.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Electricity in lieu of nautral gas and oil for industrial thermal energy: a preliminary survey  

SciTech Connect

In 1974, industrial processors accounted for nearly 50% of the nation's natural gas consumption and nearly 20% of its consumption of petroleum. This report is a preliminary assessment of the potential capability of the process industries to substitute utility-generated electricity for these scarce fuels. It is tacitly assumed that virtually all public utilities will soon be relying on coal or nuclear fission for primary energy. It was concluded that the existing technology will permit substitution of electricity for approximately 75% of the natural gas and petroleum now being consumed by industrial processors, which is equivalent to an annual usage of 800 million barrels of oil and 9 trillion cubic feet of gas at 1974 levels. Process steam generation, used throughout industry and representing 40% of its energy usage, offers the best near-term potential for conversion to electricity. Electric boilers and energy costs for steam are briefly discussed. Electrically driven heat pumps are considered as a possible method to save additional low-grade energy. Electrical reheating at high temperatures in the primary metals sector will be an effective way to conserve gas and oil. A wholesale shift by industry to electricity to replace gas and oil will produce impacts on the public utilities and, perhaps, those of a more general socio-economic nature. The principal bar to large-scale electrical substitution is economics, not technology. 174 references.

Tallackson, J. R.

1979-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Survey and preliminary evaluation of potential geothermal energy applications for Riverside, California  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A preliminary assessment of the potential applications for geothermal energy in Riverside, California, was made. This assessment includes both potential electrical and non-electrical applications, and focuses on the following factors: the location of nearby geothermal resources; characteristics of these resources; types of applications suited to each resource; technical and economic feasibility of these applications; the potential impact on the energy demand of each application, and potential deterrents to the utilization of geothermal energy for the most promising application. It is concluded that geothermal energy has a promising potential to supply electricity, space heating and cooling, and process heat to Riverside. There are sufficient geothermal resources within 200 miles to supply the electrical requirements of Riverside for thousands of years. Depending on the particular reservoir involved, this electricity can probably be generated at costs ranging from 1 to 3 times the cost of conventional electric power generation. Over this distance, the additional unit cost for energy transmission should be comparatively small. The geothermal resource at nearby Arrowhead Hot Springs has the potential to supply space heating and cooling and process heat to Riverside for a hundred years. The technology for these non-electric uses is available. The cost of using geothermal energy for these applications is estimated at 1 to 2 times the cost of conventional fuels, depending on the population density of the service area. The most difficult problems in the possible use of geothermal energy in Riverside appear to be institutional difficulties in electric applications.

Bloomster, C.H.; Fassbender, L.L.; Schilling, A.H.; Lippek, H.E.

1978-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

DOE Announces Changes to the Energy Conservation Standards Process |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Announces Changes to the Energy Conservation Standards Process DOE Announces Changes to the Energy Conservation Standards Process DOE Announces Changes to the Energy Conservation Standards Process November 16, 2010 - 7:18pm Addthis The Department of Energy today announced it is making changes to expedite its rulemaking process. Historically, the Department has had difficulty meeting deadlines imposed by Congress for adopting energy efficiency standards. The Department has already taken steps to improve its internal management of the rulemaking process, and is now making further changes designed to make the rulemaking process more efficient. Those changes are as follows: Notice of Proposed Rule The energy conservation standards rulemaking process typically began with a framework document, followed by a preliminary analysis. Only after these

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401

Fact Sheet, Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control Events at LANL  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Preliminary Notice of Violation: Four Hazardous Energy Control Events at LANL On October 17, 2012, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) for violations of Department of Energy (DOE) worker safety and health program requirements. LANS is the management and operating contractor for NNSA's Los Alamos National Laboratory

402

Preliminary Report on the Feeding Habits of Tunas in the Gulf of Guinea  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

551 Preliminary Report on the Feeding Habits of Tunas in the Gulf of Guinea by Paul N. Sund on the Feeding Habits of Tunas in the Gulf of Guinea By PAUL N. SUND and WILLIAM J. RICHARDS United States Fish;#12;Preliminary Report on the Feeding Habits of Tunas in the Gulf of Guinea^ By PAUL N. SUND, Oceanographer

403

UBC 2006 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Faculty-Specific Preliminary Analysis 1 University of British Columbia  

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UBC 2006 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Faculty-Specific Preliminary Analysis 1 University of British Columbia 2006 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Faculty-Specific Preliminary Analysis SEEDS Sustainability Project Sustainability Office, Kelly Coulson Course: CHBE 484 April 15, 2009 #12;UBC 2006 Greenhouse Gas Inventory

404

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 2000-13  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9, 2001 9, 2001 Dr. John Browne [ ]Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 EA 2000-13 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation Dear Dr. Browne: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of violations of DOE's nuclear safety regulations associated with the March 16, 2000, [radioactive material] multiple intake event at TA-55, the 1998 [radioactive material] intake at TA-55 and authorization basis and work control violations at TA-18. During the TA-55 event, eight workers were exposed to airborne [radioactive material]; five of the eight were later determined to have suffered detectable intakes of[radioactive material]. Although final dose estimates have not been completed, it is apparent one worker significantly

405

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2001-03  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

11, 2001 11, 2001 Mr. Peyton S. Baker [ ] BWX Technologies of Ohio, Inc. I Mound Road P.O. Box 3030 Miamisburg, OH 45343-3030 EA-2001-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $137,500 Dear Mr. Baker: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several problems and events occurring during calendar year 2000 and early 2001 at the Mound Plant. These included the January 2001 [radioactive material] intake event in Building 38, bioassay program deficiencies, and unresolved safety question program deficiencies. The DOE Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE), with assistance from the Miamisburg Environmental Management Project (DOE-MEMP), initiated an investigation into these problems and events. An Investigation Summary Report

406

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 96-07  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Sigfried Hecker Sigfried Hecker [ ] Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 MS/A - 100 Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 EA 96-07 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ALO-LA-LANL-TSF-1996-0001) Dear Dr. Hecker: This refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding two issues involving modifications associated with or affecting [a facility] at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). These two issues included an unauthorized modification of [radiation] monitors in the TSFF and a sump modification in the basement of [a building], which contains some [facility] safety features. On July 16-17, 1996, the DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation conducted an on-site review of these matters, the report of which was provided to you on September 19,

407

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6, 1998 6, 1998 Mr. Henry Hatch [ ] Fluor Daniel Hanford Company Richland, WA 99532 EA 98-02 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $140,625 (NTS-RL--PHMC-PFP-1997-0001, NTS-RL--PHMC-PFP-1997- 0002, and NTS-RL--PHMC-PHMCGENL-1997-0002) Dear Mr. Hatch: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding criticality safety infractions and a violation of radiological controls which occurred between November 1996 and June 1997 at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP), and an explosion that occurred in May 1997 at [a facility] of the PFP. The Office of Enforcement and Investigation, in coordination with the DOE Richland Operations Office (DOE RL), conducted investigations of these events and

408

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-07  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dr. C. Paul Robinson [ ] Sandia Corporation Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, NM 87185-1142 EA 97-07 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violations and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $56,250 (NTS-ALO-KO-SNL-7000-1996-0001) Dear Dr. Robinson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding radiological work control deficiencies associated with certain activities conducted by you in DOE's Radioactive and Mixed Waste Management Facility (RMWMF) at the Sandia National Laboratories. The incident occurred between August 2-16, 1996, when three workers were unknowingly exposed to a highly radioactive (hot) particle while performing waste sorting activities. An investigation of this matter was conducted by the DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation, and a

409

Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4, 2003 4, 2003 Mr. Philip O. Strawbridge BNFL Inc. 10306 Eaton Place Fairfax, VA 22030 EA 2003-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $123,750 Dear Mr. Strawbridge: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning quality assurance issues affecting nuclear safety surrounding the July 25, 2001, and June 27, 2002, tube bundle fires at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) during converter dismantlement activities. The DOE Office of Price-Anderson Enforcement (OE) initiated investigations of these tube bundle fires with a full review of relevant documentation. In addition, discussions that involved DOE and BNFL, Inc. personnel took place at ETTP on March 12-13, 2002,

410

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2001-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4, 2002 4, 2002 Mr. Woodrow Jameson [ ] Fluor Fernald, Inc. P.O. Box 538704 Cincinnati, OH 45253-8704 EA-2001-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty ($55,000) Dear Mr. Jameson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several problems and events occurring during calendar years 2000 and 2001 in association with the Waste Pits Remedial Action Project (WPRAP). In August 2000 your staff identified a problem with elevated airborne radioactivity levels at the WPRAP T321 trailer. This long-standing deficiency resulted in a significant number of workers receiving unplanned and unmonitored radiation exposures. DOE also evaluated deficiencies related to WPRAP operator training and qualification, and the performance of Conduct of Operations (ConOps) surveillances. These

411

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dr. C. Paul Robinson [ ] Sandia Corporation Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, NM 87185-1142 EA 97-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ALO-KO-SNL-9000-1997-0001) Dear Dr. Robinson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances associated with the December 7, 1996, Annular Core Research Reactor (ACRR) scram, immediate restart, and destruction of records. These issues were uncovered by your staff through questioning by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) management and through their subsequent investigation. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated an investigation and issued an Investigation Summary Report on May 20, 1997, in which it was concluded that

412

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-07  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

W. J. Denson W. J. Denson [ ] Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company P.O. Box 1625, MS 3898 Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3898 EA-1999-07 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty of $220,000 (NTS-ID-LITC-CCPFUEL-1998-0001, NTS-ID-LITC-TRA-1999-0001, NTS-ID-LITC-LITCOSITEW-1998-0005, and NTS-ID-LITC-WASTEMNGT- 1999-0001) Dear Mr. Denson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning quality deficiencies associated with the procurement of TRUPACT-II Standard Waste Boxes (SWBs) and nuclear fuel storage buckets, and other operational quality issues at your nuclear facilities. This action addresses four investigations that were conducted by DOE that encompassed deficiencies described in

413

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-09  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Ambrose L. Schwallie Ambrose L. Schwallie [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Building 703-A P.O. Box 616 Aiken, SC 29802 EA 98-09 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $75,000 (NTS-SR--WSRC-ESH-1997-0001) Dear Mr. Schwallie: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning deficiencies in Westinghouse Savannah River Company's (WSRC) bioassay participation requirements and WSRC's corrective actions to remedy those deficiencies. The Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated an investigation of this event in April 1998. Based on a review of relevant facility documentation and discussions with WSRC and DOE's Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR) personnel during

414

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-10  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1, 1997 1, 1997 Mr. Philip Ayers [ ] EG&G Incorporated 45 William Street Wellesley, MA 02181 EA 97-10 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $112,500 (NTS-OH-MB-EGGM-EGGMATO4-1997-0001) (NTS-OH-MB-EGGM-EGGMAT04-1997-0002) This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding a number of potential programmatic deficiencies involving the administration of the Mound Plant's bioassay program and methodologies used for determining and assigning internal radiation doses to workers. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation conducted an on-site review of these matters between June 17, 1997, and July 22, 1997, and issued an Investigation Summary Report. This report was provided to you on August 29, 1997.

415

Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study -- Preliminary Findings: Preprint  

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05 05 September 2009 Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study - Preliminary Findings Preprint D. Corbus, M. Milligan, and E. Ela National Renewable Energy Laboratory M. Schuerger Energy Systems Consulting Services B. Zavadil EnerNex Corp. To be presented at the 8th International Workshop on Large Scale Integration of Wind Power and on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms Bremen, Germany October 14-15, 2009 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (ASE), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308. Accordingly, the US Government and ASE retain a nonexclusive royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for US Government purposes.

416

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-10  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4, 1999 4, 1999 Dr. Yoon I. Chang [ ] Argonne National Laboratory-East 9700 South Cass Avenue Argonne, IL 60439-4832 EA-1999-10 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-CH-AA-ANLE-ANLE-1999-0005 and NTS-CH-AA-ANLE-ANLE-1999-0006) Dear Dr. Chang: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of several events occurring in 1998 and 1999, involving the failure to control radioactive material and unplanned and uncontrolled personnel contamination events at the Argonne National Laboratory-East (ANL-E or the Laboratory) site. The Laboratory attributed these events to a number of causes, including personnel error, legacy contamination and management problems. DOE's Office of Enforcement and Investigation reviewed the circumstances and potential consequences of each of these events during a site visit on July 21-22, 1999,

417

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION EAST PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION EAST PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION EAST PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the Westinghouse Electric Corporation's East Pittsburgh Plant in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (see Fig. l), on October 22, 1976, to assess the radiological status of those facilities utilized under AEC/MED contract during an early phase of the Manhattan

418

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 96-04  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

October 7, 1996 October 7, 1996 Mr. R. G. Card [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site P.O. Box 464 Golden, CO 80402-0464 EA 96-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $37,500 (NTS-RFO--KHLL- 771OPS-1996-0001) Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological and work control deficiencies associated with two incidents: one in [a building] on March 4, 1996, and the other in [a different building] on April 18, 1996. The evaluation also considered a substantial number of other recent failures to adhere to your established worker radiological protection program requirements. On June 5-7, 1996, the DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation conducted an on-site review of these matters, and issued an

419

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

William A. Weinreich William A. Weinreich [ ] Mason & Hanger Corporation P.O. Box 30020 Amarillo, TX 79120-0020 EA-1999-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $82,500 (NTS-ALO-AO-MHSM-PANTEX-1999-0001) Dear Dr. Weinreich: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of an [chemical] fire in Building 12-044, Cell 3, on December 29, 1998, during cleaning operations on a weapon component. Inadequate controls to mitigate the fire hazard posed by the [chemical] were determined to be the root cause of the event. However, the failure to adhere to existing procedural controls was determined to be a significant contributing cause. DOE's Office of Enforcement and Investigation reviewed the circumstances and potential consequences of this event during a site visit on February 24 and 25, 1999,

420

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2000-08  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8, 2000 8, 2000 Mr. Joseph J. Buggy, [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Savannah River Site Building 703-A Road 1 Aiken, SC 29808 EA-2000-08 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $220,000 Dear Mr. Buggy: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of violations of DOE's nuclear safety regulations associated with the September 1999 FB-Line worker contamination event. During that event, multiple workers were contaminated due to the handling of a [radioactive material] storage can with a defective weld. Eight workers received intakes of [radioactive material] as a result of the event; one worker received an exposure in excess of DOE regulatory limits. During the week of April 24, 2000, the Office of Enforcement and Investigation

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421

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF SYLVANIA-CORNING NUCLEAR CORPORATION METALLURGICAL LABORATORY  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

SYLVANIA-CORNING NUCLEAR CORPORATION SYLVANIA-CORNING NUCLEAR CORPORATION METALLURGICAL LABORATORY BAYSIDE, NEW YORK Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program SYLVANIA-CORNING NUCLEAR CORPORATION METALLURGICAL LABORATORY BAYSIDE, NEW YORK At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE), a preliminary survey was performed at the former Sylvania-Corning Nuclear Corporation in Bayside, New York (see Fig. l), on November 29, 1977, to assess the radiological status of those facilities uti 7 Commission (AEC) contract during the 1950s. _ _ ._. __

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PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF BETHLEHEM STEEL LACKAWANNA, NEW YORK  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

BETHLEHEM STEEL BETHLEHEM STEEL LACKAWANNA, NEW YORK Work oerformed bi the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program BETHLEHEM STEEL LACKAWANNA, NEW YORK At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation's plant in Lackawanna, New York (see Fig. l), on August 26, 1976, to assess the radiological status of those facilities utilized under Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) contract during the period 1949 through 1951. Anthony LaMastra of Bethlehem Steel, who was in charge of radiation

423

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-12  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Mr. Peyton S. Baker Mr. Peyton S. Baker [ ] Babcock & Wilcox of Ohio, Inc. 1 Mound Road Miamisburg, Ohio 45343-3030 EA 98-12 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $165,000 (NTS-OH-MB-BWO-BWO04-1998-0001, NTS-OH-MB-BWO-BWO04-1998-0002, and NTS-OH-MB-BWO-BWO06-1998-0001) Dear Mr. Baker: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning a number of significant deficiencies in Babcock & Wilcox of Ohio, Inc., (BWO) radiological work controls and bioassay program at the DOE Mound Site and its corrective actions to remedy those deficiencies. DOE initiated an investigation in March 1998 for the radiological work control deficiencies during the WD-Building filter change and in May 1998 for the bioassay

424

Preliminary Site Assessment Of The Redfield Campus, Reno, Nevada, Usa |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Site Assessment Of The Redfield Campus, Reno, Nevada, Usa Site Assessment Of The Redfield Campus, Reno, Nevada, Usa Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Preliminary Site Assessment Of The Redfield Campus, Reno, Nevada, Usa Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: To develop a foundation to support future geothermal potential assessment on the Redfield campus property, this project compiled a GIS with the framework coming from existing geologic, hydrologic, and geoscience information. Along with the GIS, an InSAR deformation study was conducted from a suite of previously created interferograms from 1993-2005. Geochemical data were also re-evaluated in the context of fault controlled flow paths and the InSAR data results. Estimates of vertical and horizontal surface displacements associated with production of geothermal fluids were

425

Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2-04 2-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC - WEA-2012-04 November 9, 2012 Issued to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), LLC, related to a Worker Fall from a Scaffold in the K-Area Complex at the Savannah River Site This letter refers to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with a worker fall from a Tele-Tower® Adjustable Work Platform in the K-Area Complex at the Savannah River Site on July 1, 2011. The results of DOE's investigation were provided to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) in an investigation report dated May 8, 2012. An enforcement conference was held on June 27, 2012, with you and members of your staff to discuss the

426

Preliminary Notice of Voilation EA-2000-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 Mr. Joseph J. Buggy [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Building 703-A Road 1 Aiken, SC 29802 EA-2000-02 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty $110,000 (NTS-SR--WSRC-ALABF-1999-0001) Dear Mr. Buggy: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of quality assurance deficiencies with the procurement of items for use at nuclear facilities under your control. DOE conducted an investigation and issued an Investigation Summary Report on December 21, 1999, detailing its findings. An Enforcement Conference was held with management of the Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) to discuss these matters on January 11, 2000. The Enforcement Conference Summary Report is enclosed. Based upon DOE's investigation and the information that WSRC provided at the

427

Letter, September 21, 1998, Preliminary Notice of Violation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1, 1998 1, 1998 Mr. Richard B. Wilkerson President and General Manager MK-Ferguson of Oak Ridge Company P.O. Box 2011 Oak Ridge, TN 37831 EA 98-08 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation NTS-ORO--MKFO-X 1 OCONSTRM-1997 -0001 Dear Mr. Wilkerson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances associated with deficiencies in the administration of the MK-Ferguson of Oak Ridge Company (MK-F) bioassay program, during the time period between 1996- 1997 when it was a subcontractor to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES), the integrating contractor at the Oak Ridge site. The deficiencies in the bioassay program resulted in the failure, on multiple occasions over a period of close to two years, to identify significant intakes of radioactive material by two workers. The exposures

428

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9, 1997 9, 1997 Mr. John Bradburne [ ] Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation P.O. Box 538704 Cincinnati, OH 45253-8704 EA 97-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $10,000 (NTS-OH-FN-FERM-FEMP-1996-0005) Dear Mr. Bradburne: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the failure of the Fluor Daniel Fernald Corporation (FDF) to effectively complete corrective actions for the referenced noncompliance, although it informed the DOE Fernald Project Office that such work had been completed. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated an evaluation of this noncompliance and issued an Investigation Summary Report on May 16, 1997, in

429

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999 1999 Ms. Mary Lou Brown [ ] International Technology Corporation 2621 Losee Road, Building B-1 Las Vegas, Nevada 89030-4129 EA-1999-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation Dear Ms. Brown: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE's) review of the facts and circumstances concerning a number of deficiencies in International Technology Corporation's (IT) radiological work controls at DOE's Salmon Site in Mississippi. DOE's Nevada Operations Office conducted a routine surveillance of IT's environmental monitoring activities at the Salmon Site in December 1998 to verify IT's adherence to its site-specific health and safety plan (HASP). The surveillance established that requirements in your HASP pertaining to the use of personnel dosimeters and radiation

430

Preliminary Notice of Violation, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SLAC National Accelerator SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - WEA-2009-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - WEA-2009-01 September 3, 2009 Notice of Violation issued to Stanford University related to a PVC Pipe Explosion at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Pursuant to section 234C of the Atomic Energy Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2282c, and the Department of Energy's (DOE) regulations at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, DOE is issuing this Final Notice of Violation (FNOV) to Stanford University. The FNOV finds Stanford University liable for violations of DOE's worker safety and health requirements. The FNOV is based upon the Office of Enforcement's July 23 , 2008, Investigation Report and a careful and thorough review of all

431

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-11  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

W. J. Denson W. J. Denson [ ] Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company P. O. Box 1625, MS 3898 Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3898 EA 98-11 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty of $55,000 (NTS-ID--LITC-ATR-1997-0005 and NTS-ID--LITC-ATR-1998-0001) Dear Mr. Denson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning the unauthorized disabling of the seismic scram subsystem discovered in October 1997 and surveillance deficiencies occurring in October 1997 at the Advanced Test Reactor Critical (ATRC) Facility. DOE initiated an investigation of the two occurrences and issued an Investigation Summary Report. A copy of the report was transmitted to Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Corporation (LMITCO) on

432

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-09  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999 1999 Mr. Robert R. Campbell [ ] West Valley Nuclear Services 10282 Rock Springs Road West Valley, NY 14171-9799 EA 1999-09 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-OH-WV-WVNS-VFS-1999-0001) Dear Mr. Campbell: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning the contamination of a level/density line at the West Valley Demonstration Project's Vitrification Facility, with high-level radioactive waste (HLW). Specifically, on August 10, 1999, while conducting a steam purge of level/density probes to resolve erratic readings from the probes, HLW was instead aspirated into the level/density line. This aspiration resulted in the unanticipated creation of a radiation field within the Lower West Operating Aisle (LWOA) and the subsequent evacuation of

433

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-08  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Steven D. Liedle Steven D. Liedle [ ] Bechtel Hanford, Inc. 3350 George Washington Way Richland, WA 99352 EA 97-08 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-RL--BHI-DND-1997-0002) Dear Mr. Liedle: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of violations of DOE's nuclear safety regulations associated with two incidents that resulted in small but unplanned uptakes of radioactive material by five workers at 224-B Facility [structures] and 105-C Reactor Building [structure]. The first incident was reported on April 4, 1997. Bechtel Hanford, Inc. (BHI), submitted to the DOE Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-RL--BHI-DND-1997-0002 that described events occurring on January 29, 1997, at 105-C Reactor Building [structure]. A BHI employee assigned to this task received an

434

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-04  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Clegg Crawford Clegg Crawford [ ] Rocky Mountain Remediation Services, L.L.C. Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site P.O. Box 464 Golden, CO 80402-0464 EA 97-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-RFO--KHLL-ENVOPS-1996-0001) Dear Mr. Crawford: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of noncompliances associated with the dispersal of radioactive material during the remediation of trenches [ ]. On October 9, 1996, Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. (KHLL), submitted Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) report NTS-RFO--KHLL-ENVOPS-1996-0001 that described the release of radioactive material during compaction of a radioactively contaminated drum carcass in support of the remediation of trenches [ ] located [at] the Rocky Flats site. The actual work was performed by Rocky Mountain Remediation Services, L.L.C.

435

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF W. R. GRACE COMPANY Ridgewood, Florida  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

W. R. GRACE COMPANY W. R. GRACE COMPANY Ridgewood, Florida Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program W. R. GRACE COMPANY Ridgewood, Florida At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE, then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the W. R. Grace and Company, Agricultural Chemicals Division plant in Ridgewood, Florida, on April 6, 1977, to assess the radiological status of those facilities utilized under an Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) raw materials contract during the period 7954 through 1955. Gene Terry, General Manager,

436

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORPORATION Pasadena, Texas  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORPORATION OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORPORATION Pasadena, Texas . Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program -- OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORPORATION Pasadena, Texas At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE), a preliminary survey was performed at the Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation plant in Pasadena, Texas (see Fig. l), on November 18, 1977, to assess the radio- logical status of those facilities utilized under an Atomic Energy Commission raw materials contract for a period determined to be during the early 1950s. M. S. Davenport, Plant Manager, provided information

437

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1, 1999 1, 1999 Dr. C. Paul Robinson [ ] Sandia Corporation Sandia National Laboratories P.O. Box 5800 Albuquerque, NM 87185-1142 EA-1999-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation Dear Dr. Robinson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of a series of events and activities, which occurred during 1997 and 1998 at the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). The DOE evaluation identified two recurring and programmatic concerns, which included repetitive, long-term problems with the control of radioactive material and with the documentation, use and implementation of technical work documents, specifically radiological work permits. Between March 9-11, 1999, DOE's Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-10) performed an onsite review of SNL's Price-Anderson Amendments Act (PAAA) program

438

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 7 Mr. W. John Denson [ ] Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company P.O. Box 1625, MS 3989 Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3898 EA 97-01 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $25,000 (NTS-ID-LITC-PHASEOUT-1996-0001) Dear Mr. Denson: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological and work control deficiencies associated with the unplanned internal radiation exposures to five workers on July 22, 1996, during decommissioning activities at the [ ] Waste Calcining Facility [room]. Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (LMITCO) convened an independent investigation team to review this event and initiated a review on July 25, 1996. The team issued its report

439

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-03  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Robert G. Card Robert G. Card [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, L.L.C. Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site P.O. Box 464 Golden, CO 80402-0464 EA 97-03 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-RFO--KHLL-ENVOPS-1996-0001) Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of noncompliances associated with an increasing trend in the number of criticality safety infractions and an unauthorized movement of six drums in a criticality infracted room of [building]. These issues were identified by your staff through self-assessment and timely awareness of management to the unauthorized movement. This letter also refers to an incident involving an unplanned dispersal of radioactive material during remediation of trenches [ ]. Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS) reports filed by you concerning the criticality

440

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2000-04  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Steve Laflin Steve Laflin [ ] International Isotopes Idaho, Inc. 2325 West Broadway, Suite D Idaho Falls, ID 83402 EA 2000-04 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ID--BBWI-TRA-1999-0001) Dear Mr. Laflin: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning work planning and work control deficiencies with regard to the replacement of hot cell exhaust ventilation filters at Test Reactor Area Building 632, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The result of these deficiencies was that on July 21, 1999, two maintenance workers were contaminated with [ ] radioisotopes. As a private enterprise for-profit entity acting as a subcontractor to INEEL's Management and Operations (M&O) contractor, International Isotopes

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441

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-12  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5, 1997 5, 1997 Mr. Ambrose L. Schwallie [ ] Westinghouse Savannah River Company Building 703-A P.O. Box Aiken, SC 29802 EA 97-12 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty- $93,750 (NTS-SR--WSRC-FCAN-1997-0001) Dear Mr. Schwallie: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances surrounding an unplanned intake of radioactive material [ ] by a worker that resulted in the worker receiving an occupational whole body dose of [a specifed value] Total Effective Dose Equivalent (TEDE). The intake, which exceeds the regulatory limit of 5 rems, was identified in April 1997 during a review of the worker's routine bioassay sample results. Subsequent investigation by the Westinghouse

442

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 96-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7, 1996 7, 1996 Mr. John McKibbin [ ] Safe Sites of Colorado Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site P.O. Box 464 Golden, CO 80402-0464 EA 96-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty - $37,500 (NTS-RFO--KHLL- 771OPS-1996-0001) Dear Mr. McKibbin: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding a number of radiological and work control deficiencies associated with two incidents, one in [a building] on March 4, 1996, and the other in [a different building] on April 18, 1996. The evaluation also considered a substantial number of other recent failures to adhere to established worker radiological protection program requirements. On June 5-7, 1996, the DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation conducted an on-site review of these matters, and issued an Investigation

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Preliminary Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel From Shutdown Sites |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel From Shutdown Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel From Shutdown Sites Preliminary Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel From Shutdown Sites In January 2013, the Department of Energy issued the Strategy for the Management and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste. Among the elements contained in this strategy is an initial focus on accepting used nuclear fuel from shutdown reactor sites. This focus is consistent with the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, which identified removal of stranded used nuclear fuel at shutdown sites as a priority so that these sites may be completely decommissioned and put to other beneficial uses. Shutdown sites are defined as those commercial nuclear power reactor sites where the

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Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 97-02  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5, 1997 5, 1997 W. A. Weinreich [ ] Mason and Hanger Corporation Pantex Plant P. O. Box 30020 Amarillo, Texas 79120-0020 EA 97-02 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ALO-AO-MHSM-PANTEX-1996-0008) Dear Mr. Weinreich: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of alleged irregularities associated with training requirements for Production Technicians who performed work in the W55 nuclear weapons dismantlement program in [building]. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated its inquiry on December 4, 1996, after several workers communicated concerns to the DOE Amarillo Area Office regarding the accuracy of weapon work proficiency records. The DOE's Investigation Summary Report is enclosed. After the concerns were raised to DOE, Mason and Hanger Corporation began an

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Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2001-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

August 14, 2001 August 14, 2001 Hermann Grunder, Ph.D. [ ] Argonne National Laboratory 9700 South Cass Avenue Argonne, IL 60439 EA-2001-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation Dear Dr. Grunder: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning an uncontrolled release of [radioactive material] due to Laboratory management failures affecting nuclear safety at the Department's Argonne National Laboratory-East (ANL-E) site. The release occurred during decontamination and decommissioning work at Building 211, a former cyclotron facility, and resulted from the opening of two vials containing what was believed to be a total of 500 millicuries of [radioactive material]. This release of [radioactive material] resulted in measurable

446

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-2000-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Robert G. Card, [ ] Robert G. Card, [ ] Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site 10808 Highway 93, Unit B Golden, CO 80403-8200 EA-2000-05 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation and Imposition of Civil Penalty - $41,250 (NTS-RFO--KHLL-779OPS-1999-0002) Dear Mr. Card: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning an event, which occurred on February 2, 1999, in Building 779 at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site. During this event, which involved glovebox decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) activities, a worker received an unplanned, uncontrolled radiological uptake of [ ] radioactive material. As a result of this event, a 10 CFR 835 (Occupational Radiation Protection

447

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK. RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program ." .".I_I----C_X_^-_.. -. --_ ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE), a preliminary survey was performed at the Rohm and Haas Company plant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (see Fig. 1), on December 1, 1977, to assess the radio- logical status of those facilities utilized under Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Contract AT(49-l)-535 (the contract was destroyed at some point

448

PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF BRIDGEPORT BRASS COMPANY SEYMOUR, CONNECTICUT  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

BRIDGEPORT BRASS COMPANY BRIDGEPORT BRASS COMPANY SEYMOUR, CONNECTICUT Work performed by the Health and Safety Research Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 March 1980 OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY operated by UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION for the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites-- Remedial Action Program BRIDGEPORT BRASS COMPANY SEYMOUR, CONNECTICUT At the request of the Department of Energy (then ERDA), a preliminary survey was performed at the Bridgeport Brass Company in Seymour, Connecticut (Fig. 1) on January 26, 1977, to assess the radiological status of those facilities used under Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) contract during the period 1962 through 1964. Mr. Edwin F. Rich, Plant Engineer, provided information about the project and identified those

449

Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 98-07  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Robert Van Hook, Jr. Robert Van Hook, Jr. [ ] Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. P.O. Box 2009 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8001 EA 98-07 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation NTS-ORO--LMES-LMESGEN-1997-0001 Dear Dr. Van Hook: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances associated with deficiencies in the administration of the MK-Ferguson of Oak Ridge Company (MK-F) bioassay program, during the time period between 1996- 1997 when it was a subcontractor to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES), the integrating contractor at the Oak Ridge site. The deficiencies in the bioassay program resulted in the failure, on multiple occasions over a period of close to two years, to identify significant intakes of radioactive material by two workers. The exposures

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Preliminary Notice of Violation EA-1999-08  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1999 1999 Dr. John Browne [ ] Los Alamos National Laboratory P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM 87545 EA-1999-08 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-ALO-LA-LANL-LANL-1999-0007) Dear Dr. Browne: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning a series of deficiencies in work controls and in radiological monitoring which led to a worker's unplanned, uncontrolled radiological exposure and intake of radiological material, [ ], during November 1998 at the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research (CMR) Facility. The Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement) initiated an investigation of this event on November 23, 1998, and issued an Investigation Summary Report to you on June 2, 1999. On June 23, 1999, an Enforcement

451

Preliminary Notice of Violation, President, UChicago Argonne, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

President, UChicago Argonne, LLC - President, UChicago Argonne, LLC - WEA-2009-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation, President, UChicago Argonne, LLC - WEA-2009-04 August 27,2009 Notice of Violation issued to UChicago Argonne, LLC related to an Arsenic Ampoule Explosion and Overexposure to Carbon Monoxide at Argonne National Laboratory This letter refers to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the March 3, 2008, incident at the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) that resulted in the release of arsenic oxide into a laboratory room, and the March 11, 2008, incident that resulted in an overexposure of a laboratory researcher to carbon monoxide. The results of the on-site investigation were provided to UChicago Argonne,

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Environmental Survey preliminary report, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents the preliminary findings of the first phase of the Environmental Survey of the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI), conducted December 14 through 18, 1987. The Survey is being conducted by an interdisciplinary team of environmental specialists, led and managed by the Office of Environment, Safety and Health's Office of Environmental Audit. The team includes outside experts supplied by private contractors. The objective of the Survey is to identify environmental problems and areas of environmental risk associated with SERI. The Survey covers all environmental media and all areas of environmental regulation. It is being performed in accordance with the DOE Environmental Survey Manual. The on-site phase of the Survey involves the review of existing site environmental data, observations of the operations carried on at SERI, and interviews with site personnel. 33 refs., 22 figs., 21 tabs.

Not Available

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Utility of Social Modeling for Proliferation Assessment - Preliminary Findings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Often the methodologies for assessing proliferation risk are focused around the inherent vulnerability of nuclear energy systems and associated safeguards. For example an accepted approach involves ways to measure the intrinsic and extrinsic barriers to potential proliferation. This paper describes preliminary investigation into non-traditional use of social and cultural information to improve proliferation assessment and advance the approach to assessing nuclear material diversion. Proliferation resistance assessment, safeguard assessments and related studies typically create technical information about the vulnerability of a nuclear energy system to diversion of nuclear material. The purpose of this research project is to find ways to integrate social information with technical information by explicitly considering the role of culture, groups and/or individuals to factors that impact the possibility of proliferation. When final, this work is expected to describe and demonstrate the utility of social science modeling in proliferation and proliferation risk assessments.

Coles, Garill A.; Gastelum, Zoe N.; Brothers, Alan J.; Thompson, Sandra E.

2009-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Survey preliminary report, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the preliminary findings from the first phase of the Environmental Survey of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), conducted September 14 through 25, 1987. The Survey is being conducted by an interdisciplinary team of environmental specialists led and managed by the Office of Environment, Safety and Health's Office of Environmental Audit. Individual participants for the Survey team are being supplied by a private contractor. The objective of the Survey is to identify environmental problems and areas of environmental risk associated with Fermilab. The Survey covers all environmental media and all areas of environmental regulation. It is being performed in accordance with the DOE Environmental Survey Manual. This phase of the Survey involves the review of existing site environmental data, observations of the operations performed at Fermilab, and interviews with site personnel. 110 refs., 26 figs., 41 tabs.

Not Available

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Preliminary study: isotopic safeguards techniques (IST). LMFBR fuel cycles  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This memorandum presents the preliminary results of the effort to investigate the applicability of isotope correlation techniques (ICT), formulated for the LWR system, to the LMFBR fuel cycle. The detailed isotopic compositional changes with burnup developed for the CRBR was utilized as the reference case. This differs from the usual LMFBR design studies in that the core uranium is natural uranium rather than depleted. Nevertheless, the general isotopic behavior should not differ significantly and does allow an initial insight into the expected behavior of isotopic correlations for the LMFBR power systems such as: the U.K. PFR and reprocessing plant; the French Phenix and Superphenix; and the US reference conceptual design studies (CDS) of homogeneous and heterogeneous LMFBR systems as they are developed.

Persiani, P.J.; Kroc, T.K.

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Preliminary environmental assessment for the satellite power system (SPS)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A preliminary assessment of the impact of the Satellite Power System (SPS) on the environment is presented. Information that has appeared in documents referenced herein is integrated and assimilated. The state-of-knowledge as perceived from recently completed DOE-sponsored studies is disclosed, and prospective research and study programs that can advance the state-of-knowledge and provide an expanded data base for use in an assessment planned for 1980 are defined. Alternatives for research that may be implemented in order to achieve this advancement are also discussed in order that a plan can be selected which will be consistent with the fiscal and time constraints on the SPS Environmental Assessment Program. Health and ecological effects of microwave radiation, nonmicrowave effects on health and the environment (terrestrial operations and space operations), effects on the atmosphere, and effects on communications systems are examined in detail. (WHK)

Not Available

1978-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Preliminary assessment of Fort Hood solar cogeneration plant performance  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An analysis has been performed to enable a preliminary assessment of the performance that can be expected of a solar thermal cogeneration system designed to serve a selected group of buildings at Fort Hood, Texas. A central receiver system utilizing a molten salts mixture as the receiver coolant, heat transfer fluid, and storage medium is assumed. The system is to supply a large share of the space heating, air conditioning, domestic hot water, and electricity needs of a 20-building Troop Housing Complex. Principal energy loads are graphed and tabulated, and the principal electric parasitic loads are tabulated and the methodology by which they are estimated is reviewed. The plant model and the performance calculations are discussed. Annual energy displacement results are given. (LEW)

Ator, J.

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Preliminary assessment of the modular block power plant concept  

SciTech Connect

Adding capacity to coal-fired plants in small increments of an overall integrated program may be the solution to the 10-year lead time required for the construction of a new plant. A preliminary study evaluates the technical and economic feasibility of a modular natural gas and coal-fired combined-cycle power plant which can be installed in three distinct phases. The plant sizes are suitable for large industrial and utility applications. The Modular Block Power Plant (MBPP) concept offers the advantages of phase construction, lower capital cost, lower cost electricity, lower air emissions, lower water requirements, and reduced solid waste discharge. Other advantages include part load availability, reduced coal inventory requirements, and easier plant siting. 11 figures, 4 tables.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California's forest resources. Preliminary assessment  

SciTech Connect

This Preliminary Assessment was prepared in response to the California Forest Resources Assessment and Policy Act of 1977 (FRAPA). This Act was passed to improve the information base upon which State resource administrators formulate forest policy. The Act provides for this report and a full assessment by 1987 and at five year intervals thereafter. Information is presented under the following chapter titles: introduction to the forest resources assessment program; the forest area: a general description; classifications of the forest lands; the watersheds; forest lands and the air resource; fish and wildlife resources; the forested rangelands; the wilderness; forest lands as a recreation resource; the timber resource; wood energy; forest lands and the mineral, fossil fuels, and geothermal energy resources; mathematically modeling California's forest lands; vegetation mapping using remote sensing technology; important forest resources legislation; and, State and cooperative State/Federal forestry programs. Twelve indexes, a bibliography, and glossary are included. (JGB)

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Fabrication and Preliminary Evaluation of Metal Matrix Microencapsulated Fuels  

SciTech Connect

The metal matrix microencapsulated (M3) fuel concept for light water reactors (LWRs), consisting of coated fuel particles dispersed in a zirconium metal matrix, is introduced. Fabrication of M3 fuels by hot pressing, hot isostatic pressing, or extrusion methodologies has been demonstrated over the temperature range 800-1050 C. Various types of coated fuel particles with outermost layers of pyrocarbon, SiC, ZrC, and TiN have been incorporated into the zirconium metal matrix. Mechanical particle-particle and chemical particle-matrix interactions have been observed during the preliminary characterization of as-fabricated M3 specimens. Irradiation of three M3 rodlets with surrogate coated fuel particles was carried out at mean rod temperature of 400 C to 4.6 dpa in the zirconium metal matrix. Due to absence of texture in the metal matrix no irradiation growth strain (<0.09%) was detected during the post-irradiation examination.

Terrani, Kurt A [ORNL; Kiggans, Jim [ORNL; Snead, Lance Lewis [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 96-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 6 Mr. John Petsco, Sr. [ ] 211 Prospect Street Port Jefferson, NY 11777 EA 96-06 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation (NTS-CH-BH-BNL-PE-1996-0001) Dear Mr. Petsco: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the circumstances surrounding radiological deficiencies associated with incidents occurring on January 29, 1996, and April 3, 1996, involving work performed by your company at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). On August 13-15, 1996, the DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation conducted an on-site review of these and other matters and prepared an Investigation Summary Report. Since the scope of the on-site review extended beyond the issues associated with Petsco and Son, Inc., and its subcontractors, a redacted report (i.e., a report containing only the information about Petsco and

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A Preliminary Structural Model for the Blue Mountain Geothermal Field,  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Structural Model for the Blue Mountain Geothermal Field, Structural Model for the Blue Mountain Geothermal Field, Humboldt County, Nevada Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: A Preliminary Structural Model for the Blue Mountain Geothermal Field, Humboldt County, Nevada Abstract The Blue Mountain geothermal field is a blind geothermalprospect (i.e., no surface hot springs) along the west flank of BlueMountain in southern Humboldt County, Nevada. Developmentwells in the system have high flow rates and temperatures above190°C at depths of ~600 to 1,070 m. Blue Mountain is a small~8-km-long east-tilted fault block situated between the EugeneMountains and Slumbering Hills. The geothermal field occupiesthe intersection between a regional NNE- to ENE-striking,west-dipping

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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC -  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - NEA-2012-01 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - NEA-2012-01 October 4, 2012 Issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC related to an elevated extremity dose at the Hot Fuel Examination Facility and the plutonium contamination at the Zero Power Physics Reactor facility. This letter refers to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the August 30, 2011, elevated extremity dose at the Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) and the November 8, 2011, plutonium contamination at the Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) facility at the Idaho National Laboratory Materials and Fuels

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Preliminary Notice of Violation EA 2000-12  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7, 2000 7, 2000 Dr. C. Bruce Tarter [ ] Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory P.O. Box 808, L-005 Livermore, CA 94551-0808 EA 2000-12 Subject: Preliminary Notice of Violation Dear Dr. Tarter: This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) investigation of the facts and circumstances concerning Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) maintenance and adherence to documents, which form the Authorization Basis (AB) for the Laboratory's nuclear facilities. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-Enforcement), in coordination with DOE Oakland Operations Office (DOE Oakland), initiated an investigation into LLNL AB related issues in September 1999 and issued an Enforcement Letter on November 5, 1999, based on concerns of the existence of broader programmatic

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Preliminary design for a pierce wiggler beamstick and addendum  

SciTech Connect

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is developing a fast tunable microwave source for operation at 250 GHz and 10kW peak output power. This report presents the preliminary design of a Pierce gun and solenoid magnet that will be compatible with a Pierce-wiggler electron beam formation system (beamstick). The beamstick will be an appropriate power source for a tunable gyro-BWO at 250 GHz. Figure 1 presents the major components of the Pierce-wiggler beamstick: the electron gun, solenoid, beam tunnel, wiggler, and vacuum valve. Figure 2 shows an artistic conception of how the beamstick will interface with the interaction magnet, modulator and gyro-BWO circuit at MIT. 15 figs.

Pirkle, D.

1988-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

High brightness symmetric emittance rf photoinjector preliminary design report  

SciTech Connect

A preliminary design for a high bunch charge (8 nC), low emittance (< 20 mm-mr) radiofrequency electron photoinjector matched to the requirements of the Tesla Test Facility is presented. A 1.5 cell iris coupled {pi}mode structure with high average accelerating gradient is chosen for its high shunt impedance, simplicity, and ability to accommodate an externally mounted solenoid for simultaneous beam divergence control and emittance compensation. Beam optics are optimized for an overall injector consisting of the electron gun followed by one linac capture section, a dipole chicane for magnetic bunch compression to achieve a bunch length corresponding to {sigma}{sub z} = 1 mm. Electrical and beam dynamical aspects of the photoinjector design are presented. A description of the proposed experimental program is included.

Colby, E.R.; Ostiguy, J.F. [Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (United States); Rosenzweig, J.B. [California Univ., Los Angeles, CA (United States). Dept. of Physics

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z