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  1. INL

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    for: Search Menu Close Research Areas All Nuclear Energy Energy & Environment National & Homeland Security Partner with INL All University Partnerships Community & Education...

  2. Jim Green

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Jim is the Lead Small Business Specialistat the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Small andDisadvantaged Business.Jim is a military veteran, and served as an Acquisition Officer. In...

  3. Jim Kopotic

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Jim Kopotic is Portfolio Federal Project Director for the DOE Environmental Management Program Office in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Jim began his career with DOE in May 1991, and has more than 25 years...

  4. Sandia Energy - Jim Martin

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    Martin Jim Martin P.I. for "Nanodots: Nonlinear Luminescence Dynamics." Department: Solid-State Lighting Science Energy Frontier Research Center martinjim Jim Martin is a...

  5. Jim Woodruff | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Jim Woodruff Jim Woodruff September 20, 2011 JW-1-J Wholesale Power Rate Schedule Area: Woodruff Preference Customer System: Jim Woodruff September 20, 2011 JW-2-F Wholesale Power ...

  6. Jim Ahlgrimm | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Jim Ahlgrimm About Us Jim Ahlgrimm - Wind Testing Infrastructure Manager Most Recent Two Facilities, One Goal: Advancing America's Wind Industry November 27

  7. Jim Brodrick | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Jim Brodrick About Us Jim Brodrick - Lighting Program Manager Jim Brodrick Jim Brodrick is the Lighting Program Manager for the Office of Energy Effiency and Renewable Energy's Building Technologies Office. Most Recent Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs December 9 Reducing LED Costs Through Innovation November 19 Lighting the Way for Big Energy Savings in Los Angeles November 14

  8. Jim Payne | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Jim Payne About Us Jim Payne - Technology Project Officer Jim Payne Jim Payne is a Technology Project Officer within BTO's Emerging Technologies Program. In this position he manages projects that are awarded through the competitive funding process, and is involved with the development of DOE funding opportunities. He has a BSEE from Virginia Tech, and is a certified PMP. Prior to joining BTO, he was on a team that managed a portfolio of awards that covered multiple technologies within EERE. Jim

  9. DOE Media Contact: Jim Giusti, ...

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    Media Contact: Jim Giusti, (803) 952-7684, james-r.giusti@srs.gov EPA Media Contact: James Pinkney, (404) 562-9183, pinkney.james@epa.gov SCDHEC Media Contact: Jim Beasley, (803)...

  10. NREL: Energy Analysis - Jim Leyshon

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Jim Leyshon Photo of Jim Leyshon Jim Leyshon is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Web Content/Design On staff since 1995 Phone number: 303-384-7317 E-mail: jim.leyshon@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Data visualization Internet copywriting and editing Green power markets Measuring return on impact HTML, CSS, CMS Primary research interests Analytical/technical illustrations SEO and analytics Resource data Education and training Illustration

  11. The Honorable Jim Gasparini~

    Office of Legacy Management (LM)

    ,,, ,: ,^ Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 The Honorable Jim Gasparini~ ,' i,Municipal Plaza ,. .:. Bloomfield, New,Jersey 0003 ,. ; :. Dear Mayor Gasparini: : . ,:: l Secretary of Energy Hazel O'Leary-has announced, a n&approach.to openness in the Department of Energy (DOE,) and its coaununjcations with, the public.' In' ,.. support of.this .initiative, we are pleased to forward the enclosed information related,'to the-former.Bloomfjeld Tool Co. site,in your jurisdiction that

  12. From: Crawford, Jim [mailto:Jim.Crawford@irco.com]

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Crawford, Jim [mailto:Jim.Crawford@irco.com] Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 3:12 PM To: Regulatory.Review Cc: Vershaw, Jim Subject: Regulatory Burden RFI [76 FR 75798] David Cohen Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Regulation and Energy Efficiency U.S. Department of Energy Office of General Counsel 1000 Independende Avenue SW Washington, DC 20585 Dear Mr. Cohen, The following comments are provided on behalf of Ingersoll Rand [IRCO], Residential Solutions, manufacturer of Trane and

  13. Jim Groth Director

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    9 Status of Energy in Nevada Report to Governor Gibbons and Legislature Jim Groth Director Office of the Governor Nevada State Office of Energy 755 N. Roop Street, Suite 202 Carson City, Nevada 89701 This document was prepared in compliance with the Nevada revised statues (NRS) 701.160 Office of the Governor Nevada State Office of Energy 2009 Status of Energy in Nevada Report Page 2 Our Mission The mission of the Nevada State Office of Energy is to ensure the wise development of the State's

  14. INL Overview

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2010-01-01

    Sure, we're the nation's leading nuclear-energy research lab but we're so much more than that! Check out INL's new hi-def overview video, which breaks down who we are and what we do. You might also want to surf on over to our facebook site http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory to see what kind of job openings we may have for you.

  15. INL Overview

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2013-05-28

    Sure, we're the nation's leading nuclear-energy research lab ? but we're so much more than that! Check out INL's new hi-def overview video, which breaks down who we are and what we do. You might also want to surf on over to our facebook site http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory to see what kind of job openings we may have for you.

  16. Jim J. Green | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Jim J. Green About Us Jim J. Green - Lead Small Business Specialist Jim J. Green Jim is the Lead Small Business Specialist at the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business. Jim is a military veteran, and served as an Acquisition Officer. In addition, he was an experienced buyer and small business advocate at a DOE laboratory site. Jim earned his Masters of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Hospital Administration from the University of Northern

  17. Cybersecurity Expert Jim Mellander Retiring from NERSC

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    Cybersecurity Expert Jim Mellander Retiring from NERSC Cybersecurity Expert Jim Mellander Retiring from NERSC From Detecting Sniffers to Protecting Credentials, He's Left His Mark...

  18. INL @ work: Archaeologist

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Lowrey, Dino

    2013-05-28

    INL @ work features jobs performed at the lab. For more information about INL careers, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  19. INL Contract Modifications

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Financial Assistance & Solicitations > INL Contract > INL Basic Modifications Blue Line Free Acrobat Reader Link The documents listed below represent an electronic copy of...

  20. Jim Bailey | Y-12 National Security Complex

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Jim Bailey Jim Bailey Oral History Videos Speakers INTRODUCTION Ed Bailey Jim Bailey Kay Bailey Ken Bernander Willard Brock Wilma Brooks Elmer Brummitt Naomi Brummitt Blake Case Larry Case Patrick Case Dorothy Coker Gordon Fee Linda Fellers Louis Freels Marie Guy Nathan Henry Agnes Houser John Rice Irwin Harvey Kite Charlie Manning Alice Piercey Donald Raby Jack Rains Ray Smith Ken Sommerfeld Kay Steed Bill Wilcox Beverly Woods more ... Options Hide Chapters Show Transcript Jim Bailey Gives a

  1. INL Efficiency and Security Testing of EVSE, DC Fast Chargers...

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    2013 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting vss096francfort2013o.pdf More Documents & Publications...

  2. INL Executable Plan

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    ID-11383 Revision 2 INL FY 2011 Site Sustainability Plan with the FY 2010 Annual Report December 2010 (This Page Intentionally Left Blank) DOE/ID-11383 Revision 2 INL FY 2011 Site Sustainability Plan with the FY 2010 Annual Report December 2010 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy DOE Idaho Operations Office (This Page Intentionally Left Blank) (This Page Intentionally Left Blank) (This Page Intentionally Left Blank) (This Page Intentionally Left Blank) INL FY 2011 Site Sustainability Plan

  3. Cybersecurity Expert Jim Mellander Retiring from NERSC

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Cybersecurity Expert Jim Mellander Retiring from NERSC Cybersecurity Expert Jim Mellander Retiring from NERSC From Detecting Sniffers to Protecting Credentials, He's Left His Mark in Cybersecurity October 22, 2014 Contact: Kathy Kincade, +1 510 495 2124, kkincade@lbl.gov mellander NERSC is losing one of its cybersecurity experts, but not to a bug or a virus. Jim Mellander, senior cybersecurity engineer at NERSC, is retiring November 1. He's been with NERSC since 2009 and affiliated with Berkeley

  4. INL '@work' heavy equipment mechanic

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Christensen, Cad

    2008-01-01

    INL's Cad Christensen is a heavy equipment mechanic. For more information about INL careers, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  5. INL @ work: Nuclear Reactor Operator

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Russell, Patty

    2013-05-28

    INL @ work features jobs at the Idaho National Laboratory. Learn more about careers and energy research at INL's facebook site http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory

  6. INL '@work' heavy equipment mechanic

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Christensen, Cad

    2013-05-28

    INL's Cad Christensen is a heavy equipment mechanic. For more information about INL careers, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  7. Documents Related to the INL

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    Financial Assistance & Solicitations > INL Contract > Documents Related INL Blue Line Free Acrobat Reader Link The documents listed below represent an electronic copy of...

  8. INL's Data Center

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Idaho National Laboratory - Brent Stacey, John Grossenbacher, Shane Johnson

    2010-01-08

    ICE STORM is a super computer procured by INL from a well-knowncomputer vendor, SGI. ICE STORM is rated as No. 64 on the list of ICE STORM is a super computer procured by INL from a well-knowncomputer vendor, SGI. ICE STORM is rated as No. 64 on the lis

  9. INL's Data Center

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Idaho National Laboratory - Brent Stacey, John Grossenbacher, Shane Johnson

    2008-03-26

    ICE STORM is a super computer procured by INL from a well-knowncomputer vendor, SGI. ICE STORM is rated as No. 64 on the list of ICE STORM is a super computer procured by INL from a well-knowncomputer vendor, SGI. ICE STORM is rated as No. 64 on the lis

  10. INL '@work' Nuclear Engineer

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    McLean, Heather

    2013-05-28

    Heather MacLean talks about her job as a Nuclear Engineer for Idaho National Laboratory. For more information about INL careers, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  11. INL Autonomous Navigation System

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2005-03-30

    The INL Autonomous Navigation System provides instructions for autonomously navigating a robot. The system permits high-speed autonomous navigation including obstacle avoidance, waypoing navigation and path planning in both indoor and outdoor environments.

  12. INL@Work Firefighter

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Baron, Wendy

    2013-05-28

    Did you know INL has its own firefighting team? Its members help protect our remote 890-square-mile site from range fires and other incidents. Meet firefighter Wendy Baron, who was recently named Idaho's firefighter of the year.

  13. Jim Bray Interview | GE Global Research

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Behind the Scenes with Chief Scientist Jim Bray Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share (Opens in new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Behind the Scenes with Chief Scientist Jim Bray 2013.04.25 Chief Scientist Jim Bray talks about technology milestones, his career and his life at and away from GE. 0 Comments Comment Name Email Submit Comment You Might Also

  14. QER- Comment of Jim Casperson

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    To whom it may concern, I live in Winchendon Massachusetts and have received requests by a Tennessee company to survey my humble two acre paradise of PROTECTED WETLANDS. When I moved here 25 years ago, I was compelled by the Town Conservation Commission to 'reconstruct' an area of wetlands at the back of my property to replicate the amount of land cleared for my 3 bedroom ranch house. Since that time I have had to upgrade my failed septic system to the tune of $16,640 (but who's counting) not only to comply with Title V requirements but also so I can do my own laundry without everything backing up into my basement. When my family grew I happily expanded my home upward as I wasn't to change the footprint of my family print. I can't build a garage or ANYTHING else on my own property. Conservation Land, you see. I am a staunch believer that gas pipelines and other traditional 'energy solutions' show no imagination and can't believe someone might infringe on my little piece of life with such a violation. I (and my spouse) have dedicated our careers to a non-profit that supports mentally and intellectually challenged individuals, I for 35+ years. I mention this to illustrate that I'm not your typical NIMBY. My life is always about improving life...certainly not just for my self. I believe there is legal action taking form and I will join. I respectfully request your careful consideration of allowing such an infringement on such fragile land that has been so cherished and preserved for (literally) centuries. Thank you, Jim Casperson

  15. INL@Work Armor Researcher

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Chu, Henry

    2013-05-28

    INL researcher Henry Chu explains how his mechanical engineering skills are being used to create better armor for our military.

  16. INL Cyber Security Research (2008)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Cybersecurity research at INL will help protect critical infrastructure control system computers against worms and other viruses.

  17. INL Archeology Tour

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2013-05-28

    Check out this tour of the Idaho National Laboratory's archeological sites. The lab sits on 890-square miles of land and contains numerous archeological artifacts. Lots more content like this is available at INL's facebook page http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  18. INL Generic Robot Architecture

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (OSTI)

    2005-03-30

    The INL Generic Robot Architecture is a generic, extensible software framework that can be applied across a variety of different robot geometries, sensor suites and low-level proprietary control application programming interfaces (e.g. mobility, aria, aware, player, etc.).

  19. Leading the Charge: Jim Manion | Department of Energy

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Jim Manion Leading the Charge: Jim Manion February 23, 2012 - 5:23pm Addthis Jim Manion, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon Jim Manion, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon What are the greatest energy development opportunities for Indian Country? Bring power to communities within Indian Country that currently don't have energy Create needed jobs that offer tribal members opportunities to earn incomes sufficient to support their families

  20. Virtual tour: INL's space battery facility

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Johnson, Steve

    2013-05-28

    This virtual tour shows how INL fuels and tests nuclear power systems for deep space missions. To learn more about INL's contribution to the Mars Science Laboratory, visit http://www.inl.gov/marsrover.

  1. Energy Secretary Steven Chu Meets with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle |

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Department of Energy Meets with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle Energy Secretary Steven Chu Meets with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle March 3, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu met with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle today about the important investments in the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - investments that will help Wisconsin and other states to create jobs, save families on their energy bills and address the climate crisis. Secretary

  2. Jim Hogg County, Texas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Climate Zone Number 2 Climate Zone Subtype A. Places in Jim Hogg County, Texas Guerra, Texas Hebbronville, Texas Las Lomitas, Texas South Fork Estates, Texas Retrieved from...

  3. INL@Work Cyber Security

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Chaffin, May

    2010-01-01

    May Chaffin is one of many Idaho National Laboratory researchers who are helping secure the nation's critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Lots more content like this is available at INL's facebook page http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  4. INL@Work Cyber Security

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Chaffin, May

    2013-05-28

    May Chaffin is one of many Idaho National Laboratory researchers who are helping secure the nation's critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Lots more content like this is available at INL's facebook page http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  5. Sandia Energy - Introduction of Prof. Jim Speck and UCSB to SSLS

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    Home Energy Solid-State Lighting Partnership News Energy Efficiency News & Events Introduction of Prof. Jim Speck and UCSB to SSLS Previous Next Introduction of Prof. Jim Speck...

  6. OSTIblog Posts by Jim Littlepage | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office...

    Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

    Jim Littlepage Jim Littlepage's picture Former OSTI Information Access and Delivery Program Specialist Author Notification Published on May 12, 2008 Authors of DOE scientific and ...

  7. INL@Work Hope Lee microbiologist

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Lee, Hope

    2010-01-01

    INL environmental microbiologist Hope Lee is working to develop and apply tools that clean contaminants out of ground water. You can learn more about INL's environmental projects at http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  8. INL@Work Hope Lee microbiologist

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Lee, Hope

    2013-05-28

    INL environmental microbiologist Hope Lee is working to develop and apply tools that clean contaminants out of ground water. You can learn more about INL's environmental projects at http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  9. INL High Performance Building Strategy

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Jennifer D. Morton

    2010-02-01

    High performance buildings, also known as sustainable buildings and green buildings, are resource efficient structures that minimize the impact on the environment by using less energy and water, reduce solid waste and pollutants, and limit the depletion of natural resources while also providing a thermally and visually comfortable working environment that increases productivity for building occupants. As Idaho National Laboratory (INL) becomes the nations premier nuclear energy research laboratory, the physical infrastructure will be established to help accomplish this mission. This infrastructure, particularly the buildings, should incorporate high performance sustainable design features in order to be environmentally responsible and reflect an image of progressiveness and innovation to the public and prospective employees. Additionally, INL is a large consumer of energy that contributes to both carbon emissions and resource inefficiency. In the current climate of rising energy prices and political pressure for carbon reduction, this guide will help new construction project teams to design facilities that are sustainable and reduce energy costs, thereby reducing carbon emissions. With these concerns in mind, the recommendations described in the INL High Performance Building Strategy (previously called the INL Green Building Strategy) are intended to form the INL foundation for high performance building standards. This revised strategy incorporates the latest federal and DOE orders (Executive Order [EO] 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance [2009], EO 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management [2007], and DOE Order 430.2B, Departmental Energy, Renewable Energy, and Transportation Management [2008]), the latest guidelines, trends, and observations in high performance building construction, and the latest changes to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System (LEED 2009). The document employs a two-level approach for high performance building at INL. The first level identifies the requirements of the Guiding Principles for Sustainable New Construction and Major Renovations, and the second level recommends which credits should be met when LEED Gold certification is required.

  10. Energy Department retains INL contractor until 2014

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    INL News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2008 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Nicole Stricker, 208-526-5955 nicole.stricker@inl.gov Energy Department retains INL contractor until 2014 IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy has decided to retain its Idaho National Laboratory contractor for the duration of the 10-year contract, which means Battelle Energy Alliance will continue to run INL through September 2014. After concluding a special assessment mandated by BEA's 2005 contract, DOE

  11. INL@Work Radiological Search & Response Training

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Turnage, Jennifer

    2013-05-28

    Dealing with radiological hazards is just part of the job for many INL scientists and engineers. Dodging bullets isn't. But some Department of Defense personnel may have to do both. INL employee Jennifer Turnage helps train soldiers in the art of detecting radiological and nuclear material. For more information about INL's research projects, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  12. INL@Work Radiological Search & Response Training

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Turnage, Jennifer

    2010-01-01

    Dealing with radiological hazards is just part of the job for many INL scientists and engineers. Dodging bullets isn't. But some Department of Defense personnel may have to do both. INL employee Jennifer Turnage helps train soldiers in the art of detecting radiological and nuclear material. For more information about INL's research projects, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  13. Interview of Jim Kerby about the First Beam

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2011-04-25

    Jim Kerby : Head of the US LHC Construction Project - FERMILAB employee Questions asked : 1. What does it take to start up the LHC machine? 2. What's the plan for 1st injection day? 3. How do you feel about this?

  14. Y-12s Moon Rocks and Jim Williams

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    Moon Rocks and Jim Williams Often I am stopped and given suggestions about what would be good information to include in the history of Y-12 being published weekly in The Oak...

  15. PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE |

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Department of Energy SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE PDF icon PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE More Documents & Publications PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave Manchester Software 1099 Reporting PIA, Idaho National Laboratory PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-009 _INL-12-028_.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    09 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Replacement Project SECTION B. Project Description: The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) closed circuit television (CCTV) provides video surveillance for use by protective forces in the protection of Department of Energy (DOE) security assets at the INL. The INL consists of a number of facilities spread out over an 890 square mile area and with facilities located in Idaho Falls. The CCTV system is

  17. DOE Under Secretary Kristina Johnson Visits INL

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    Johnson. Click on image to enlarge Under Secretary Johnson tours the INL Fuel Conditioning Facility Click on image to enlarge Editorial Date September 22, 2009 By Tim Jackson...

  18. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Seismic Risk Assessment Project:

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Implementation of Proposed Methodology at INL and Associated Risk Studies | Department of Energy Risk Assessment Project: Implementation of Proposed Methodology at INL and Associated Risk Studies Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Implementation of Proposed Methodology at INL and Associated Risk Studies Presentation from the May 2015 Seismic Lessons-Learned Panel Meeting. PDF icon INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Implementation of Proposed Methodology at INL

  19. INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability | Department of

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Energy INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability INL's Move to Google Apps Enables Flexibility, Scalability December 7, 2011 - 1:42pm Addthis Brent Stacey, Chief Information Officer and Information Management Director at Energy's Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recently stated, "INL is moving to what we call a high performance workplace." How is INL doing this, you may ask? First INL (with lab-wide participation) has identified 10 improvement themes over 5 years.

  20. PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    BUSINESS ENCLAVE PDF icon PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ... 1099 Reporting PIA, Idaho National Laboratory PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System

  1. INL Comprehensive Land Use and Environmental Stewardship Report

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    INL Land Use Committees. For more details, go to: https:inlportal.inl.govportalserver.ptcommunityhome 255cluesreport. Editorial Date September 1, 2011 By Brad Bugger...

  2. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Seismic Risk Assessment Project...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Risk Assessment Project: Implementation of Proposed Methodology at INL and Associated Risk Studies Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Implementation...

  3. PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Education Programs Business Enclave PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave PDF icon PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave More Documents & Publications PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE Integrated Safety Management Workshop Registration, PIA, Idaho National Laboratory PIA - Tour Tracker

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-027 _INL-12-105_.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Transition to Commercial Power SECTION B. Project Description: In order to improve reliability and availability of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR), to exempt ATR from compliance with 40 CFR, Subpart ZZZZ emission standards, and to reduce the carbon footprint at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and reduce the amount of diesel consumed at ATR Complex in support of INL sustainability goals, the INL proposes to transition the ATR to 100%

  5. In Conversation with Jim Schuck: Nano-optics

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    Jim Schuck and Alice Egan

    2010-01-08

    Sponsored by Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division (MSD), "In Conversation with" is a next generation science seminar series. Host Alice Egan is the assistant to MSD Director Miquel Salmeron. Alice conducts a fun and informative interview, touching on the lives and work of the guest. The first In Conversation With took place July 9 with Jim Schuck, a staff scientist in the Molecular Foundry's Imaging and Manipulation Facility as our first guest. He discussed the world of Nano-optics.

  6. INL Wind Farm Project Description Document

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Gary Siefert

    2009-07-01

    The INL Wind Farm project proposes to install a 20 MW to 40 MW wind farm on government property, consisting of approximately ten to twenty full-sized (80-meter hub height) towers with 2 MW turbines, and access roads. This includes identifying the optimal turbine locations, building access roads, and pouring the tower foundations in preparation for turbine installation. The project successfully identified a location on INL lands with commercially viable wind resources (i.e., greater than 11 mph sustained winds) for a 20 to 40 MW wind farm. Additionally, the proposed Wind Farm was evaluated against other General Plant Projects, General Purpose Capital Equipment projects, and Line Item Construction Projects at the INL to show the relative importance of the proposed Wind Farm project.

  7. Microsoft PowerPoint - 8_JIM_CRABTREE_JOHN_BALLARD_UPDATED_NMMSSTraini...

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Courses and Resources John Ballard, LinkNMMSS Jim Crabtree, NNSANA-73 Training Resources NMMSS Courses - Main Focus of Talk NMMSS Users Meetings - Presentations,...

  8. 10 CFR 850, Request for Information- Docket Number: HS-RM-10-CBDPP- Jim Withers

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Commenter: Jim Withers 10 CFR 850 - Request for Information Docket Number: HS-RM-10-CBDPP Comment Close Date: 2/22/2011

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-024.docx

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Sustainability Program 90-Day Guiding Principles Project SECTION B. Project Description: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) adopted the major programmatic sustainability goals contained in the Executive and Department of Energy (DOE) Orders and the Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan. Sustainability is a performance improvement strategy that is readily validated through performance measurement and reporting. INL Sustainability

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-007_INL-12-033_.doc

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    ... This is in accordance with the methods specified in the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (IDAPA 58.01.01.650-651). Steps taken to control fugitive dust at the INL ...

  11. Department of Energy Idaho - Common Concerns About the INL

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    Common Concerns About the INL Common Concerns About the INL To view the files listed below (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view them). Environmental protection at the Idaho National Lab - 304 KB So how do they decide what to do at the INL? - 186 KB The Advanced Test Reactor at the INL - 272 KB What about a major earthquake? - 277 KB What are the hazards of plutonium? - 171 KB The INL & The Snake River Plain Aquifer - 105 MB Last Updated: 02/26/2015

  12. INL Bettis Water Treatment Project Report

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    Bechtel Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory (Bettis), West Mifflin, PA, requested that the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) (Battelle Energy Alliance) perform tests using water simulants and three specified media to determine if those ion-exchange (IX) resins will be effective at removing the plutonium contamination from water. This report details the testing and results of the tests to determine the suitability of the media to treat plutonium contaminated water at near nuetral pH.

  13. INL Multi-Robot Control Interface

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    2005-03-30

    The INL Multi-Robot Control Interface controls many robots through a single user interface. The interface includes a robot display window for each robot showing the robot’s condition. More than one window can be used depending on the number of robots. The user interface also includes a robot control window configured to receive commands for sending to the respective robot and a multi-robot common window showing information received from each robot.

  14. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL E-IDR

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    INL E-IDR (Invention Disclosure Record) PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be

  15. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL Energy Employees' Occupational

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    INL Energy Employees' Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Tracking Database PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance Is provided In the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written

  16. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE- INL OCCUPATIONAL

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    OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE- INL OCCUPATIONAL MEDICAL SUVEILLANCE SYSTEM (OMSS) PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be

  17. Who Is Jim Bray, GE Stump the Scientist? | GE Global Research

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    Who Is Jim Bray, GE Stump the Scientist? Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share (Opens in new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Who Is Jim Bray, GE Stump the Scientist? 2012.05.30 Chief Scientist Jim Bray introduces himself and talks about his work and time at GE. 0 Comments Comment Name Email Submit Comment

  18. Jim LeMaire, a former Finance Director at JLab, passed away on Jan. 23;

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    Funeral is on Jan. 28 | Jefferson Lab Jim LeMaire, a former Finance Director at JLab, passed away on Jan. 23; Funeral is on Jan. 28 James "Jim" LeMaire, 68, of Williamsburg, passed away in his sleep on Jan. 23. Jim was born in New York, on April 27, 1947, to parents William F. and Thelma LeMaire. He graduated from Hofstra University in New York, and was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was an analytical man and enjoyed his career as a Director of

  19. Tritium Operation Improvements at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

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    Safety and Tritium Applied Research (STAR) facility | Department of Energy Operation Improvements at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Safety and Tritium Applied Research (STAR) facility Tritium Operation Improvements at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Safety and Tritium Applied Research (STAR) facility Presentation from the 35th Tritium Focus Group Meeting held in Princeton, New Jersey on May 05-07, 2015. PDF icon Tritium Operation Improvements at the INL STAR facility More Documents

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-007.doc

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    8 EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-13-007 SECTION A. Project Title: Seismic Monitoring for Seismic Hazards Analyses SECTION B. Project Description: The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Probabilistic Seismic Hazards Analysis (PSHA) Phase I - Data Collection and Evaluation project is being conducted by Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) at the request of the U.S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations office (DOE-ID) and INL Management. The project is being conducted from FY-2013 to FY-2017. Earthquake data

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-038.docx

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    4-038 SECTION A. Project Title: Research and Development Activities at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site Facilities (Overarching) SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would perform analytical and research and development (R&D) activities in numerous laboratories and R&D facilities located at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), including INL facilities located at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex, Central Facilities Area (CFA), Idaho Nuclear Technology and

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-043.docx

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: INL Helicopter Training SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would perform training exercises using two UH-60 "Blackhawk" helicopters at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) desert site in late July 2015. Data collection would occur during aerial portions of the testing, and the aircraft would operate within a flight zone determined by INL. The proposed action would require multiple landings of the helicopters to deliver data to

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-054.docx

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    INL-15-054 SECTION A. Project Title: Wireless Test Bed (WTB) Long-Term Evolution (LTE) Tier III Cell On Wheels Purchase, Installation, and Testing SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Wireless Test Bed (WTB) would procure and install a long-term evolution (LTE) Tier III Cellular system. This project would support research and development conducted by organizations such as Idaho National Laboratory (INL) National & Homeland Security (N&HS), State

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-072.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Area North (TAN)-601 Fiber Optic Cable Installation SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) needs additional fiber optic services at the Specific Manufacturing Capability (SMC). INL has a lease contract with Syringa Wireless, and Syringa wireless would perform the proposed action to extend fiber services at INL. The proposed service project would install approximately 2644 ft. of fiber optic cable from the TAN-601 Dial Room to

  5. The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Senior Seismic Hazard Analysis

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    Committee (SSHAC) Level 1 Seismic Hazard Analysis | Department of Energy The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Senior Seismic Hazard Analysis Committee (SSHAC) Level 1 Seismic Hazard Analysis The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Senior Seismic Hazard Analysis Committee (SSHAC) Level 1 Seismic Hazard Analysis Presentation from the May 2015 Seismic Lessons-Learned Panel Meeting. PDF icon Seismic Hazard Definition: SSHAC Level 1 PSHA at MFC More Documents & Publications The INL Seismic Risk

  6. INL User Facility welcomes three new experiments | Department of Energy

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    INL User Facility welcomes three new experiments INL User Facility welcomes three new experiments March 17, 2010 - 12:27pm Addthis Idaho Falls - The number of universities conducting nuclear energy experiments in Idaho National Laboratory's one-of-a-kind research reactor has now reached an even dozen. Three universities have been chosen to begin the next round of experiments at INL's Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility (ATR NSUF). The ATR NSUF grants free access so

  7. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: INL Electrochemical Performance Testing

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    Presentation given by [company name] at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about INL electrochemical...

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-023.doc

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    Page 1 of 1 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-12-023 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls Power - Willow Creek Building (WCB) Conduit Installation SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this project is to provide the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) a communications pathway from the Willow Creek Building (WCB) northeast parking lot handhole to the handhole north of Research and Education Campus (REC)-617. INL and the City of Idaho Falls have an existing easement agreement that allows INL to

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-040.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Radiological Glovebox Research Activities at Central Facilities Area (CFA)-625 SECTION B. Project Description: This work began at the Test Reactor Area (now Advanced Test Reactor Complex) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) under Environmental Checklist (EC) INL-07-048 (OA 6). Work was subsequently moved to the Central Facilities Area building CFA-625 under EC INL-10-001 (OA 6). This EC is written as part of a routine project review and replaces INL-10-001 (OA 6). The

  10. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: INL Electrochemical Performance Testing

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    Presentation given by Idaho National Laboratory at 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about INL electrochemical...

  11. Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage...

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    Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics Model Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics ...

  12. Thanks to Our Neighbors in Fighting Fire on INL

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    and nature-caused. We prepare for them through training, maintenance of equipment, and building buffer zones around our major facilities. (See http:newsdesk.inl.gov...

  13. The INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Requirements for Addressing...

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    Project: Requirements for Addressing DOE Order 420.1C & A Proposed Generic Methodology The INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Requirements for Addressing DOE Order...

  14. File:INL-geothermal-west-usa.pdf | Open Energy Information

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    INL-geothermal-west-usa.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Western United States Geothermal Resources Size of this preview: 653 599 pixels. Other...

  15. OPENING STATEMENT FOR JIM SULLIVIAN AT THE JULY 21 ST DOE QUADRENNIAL ENERGY REVIEW MEETING

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    OPENING STATEMENT FOR JIM SULLIVIAN AT THE JULY 21 ST DOE QUADRENNIAL ENERGY REVIEW MEETING MY NAME IS JIM SULLIVAN AND I AM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NORWICH, CT BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS. NORWICH PUBLIC UTILITIES (NPU) PROVIDES FOUR UTILITIES TO THE CITY OF NORWICH - NATURAL GAS, ELECTRICITY, WATER AND WASTEWATER COLLECTION. ESTABLISHED IN 1904, NPU IS MUNICIPALLY-OWNED AND GOVERNED BY A FIVE MEMBER BOARD OF COMMISSIONS AND SEWER AUTHORITY, WHO REPRESENT THE BEST INTEREST OF THE

  16. Microsoft PowerPoint - 2_JIM_CRABTREE_NMMSS_2014 NMMSS staff.ppt [Compatibility Mode]

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Staff - Federal, Operations, and Software Jim Crabtree, NNSA, Office of Nuclear Materials Integration, NA-73 NMMSS Staff - Federal, Operations, and Software  How we're organized  Who's at the meeting  Who you gonna call (or e-mail)? Federal Staff  DOE/NNSA - Richard Meehan, Acting Director, Office of Nuclear Materials Integration - Pete Dessaules, NMMSS Program Manager - Jim Crabtree, NMMSS Deputy Program Manager  NRC - Brian Horn, NMMSS program manager - Suzanne Ani, NMMSS

  17. Criticality Safety Basics for INL Emergency Responders

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    Valerie L. Putman

    2012-08-01

    This document is a modular self-study guide about criticality safety principles for Idaho National Laboratory emergency responders. This guide provides basic criticality safety information for people who, in response to an emergency, might enter an area that contains much fissionable (or fissile) material. The information should help responders understand unique factors that might be important in responding to a criticality accident or in preventing a criticality accident while responding to a different emergency.

    This study guide specifically supplements web-based training for firefighters (0INL1226) and includes information for other Idaho National Laboratory first responders. However, the guide audience also includes other first responders such as radiological control personnel.

    For interested readers, this guide includes clearly marked additional information that will not be included on tests. The additional information includes historical examples (Been there. Done that.), as well as facts and more in-depth information (Did you know …).

    INL criticality safety personnel revise this guide as needed to reflect program changes, user requests, and better information. Revision 0, issued May 2007, established the basic text. Revision 1 incorporates operation, program, and training changes implemented since 2007. Revision 1 increases focus on first responders because later responders are more likely to have more assistance and guidance from facility personnel and subject matter experts. Revision 1 also completely reorganized the training to better emphasize physical concepts behind the criticality controls that help keep emergency responders safe. The changes are based on and consistent with changes made to course 0INL1226.

  18. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Seismic Initiative | Department of Energy

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    Initiative Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Seismic Initiative Presentation from the May 2015 Seismic Lessons-Learned Panel Meeting. PDF icon INL Seismic Initiative More Documents & Publications Development of Nonlinear SSI Time Domain Methodology Non-Linear Seismic Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) Method for Developing Non-Linear Seismic SSI Analysis Techniques Natural Phenomena Hazards (NPH) Workshop

  19. PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System | Department of Energy

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    PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PDF icon PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System More Documents & Publications PIA - Human Resources - Personal Information Change Request - Idaho National Engineering Laboratory PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave Manchester Software 1099 Reporting PIA, Idaho National Laboratory

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-012.docx

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    12 SECTION A. Project Title: Water Security Test Bed (WSTB) SECTION B. Project Description: This project was extensively described in Environmental Checklists (ECs) Idaho National Laboratory (INL)-13-014 (Overarching [OA] 5) and INL-13-014 Revision (R) 1 (OA 5). Upon review, it was determined that additional planning and detail was required to fully describe the project and associated activities. Both INL-13-014 and R1 to that EC are canceled; this EC will replace them. Future revisions may

  1. The INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Requirements for Addressing DOE

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    Order 420.1C & A Proposed Generic Methodology | Department of Energy The INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Requirements for Addressing DOE Order 420.1C & A Proposed Generic Methodology The INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Requirements for Addressing DOE Order 420.1C & A Proposed Generic Methodology Presentation from the May 2015 Seismic Lessons-Learned Panel Meeting. PDF icon The INL Seismic Risk Assessment Project: Requirements for Addressing DOE Order 420.1C & A

  2. INL FY2014 1st Quarterly Performance Analysis

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    Loran Kinghorn

    2014-07-01

    This report is published quarterly by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Performance Assurance Organization. The Department of Energy Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS), as prescribed in DOE Order 232.2 “Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information,” requires a quarterly analysis of events, both reportable and not reportable, for the previous 12 months. This report is the analysis of 76 occurrence reports and over 16 other deficiency reports (including not reportable events) identified at the INL during the period of October 2013 through December 2013. Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) operates the INL under contract DE AC 07 051D14517

  3. Microsoft Word - Cindy from Jim Prybylski office_notes on traffic_Feb 11 2010

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Contacted Cindy from Jim Prybylski's office (702-295-7047); February 11, 2010 (4:45 pm eastern) Tried to contact Jim P., but he was not available. Spoke to Cindy about general questions I had regarding traffic to/from the NTS. She stated the following: * There are currently 17 bus routes for commuters to/from the NTS (15 from Las Vegas and 2 from Pahrump). * On-site bus routes: since 1995, lost ~7 routes. Buses typically go to the following areas Mercury, DAF, Area 6 Control Point, and Area 6

  4. Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage...

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    Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics Model Earl D Mattson; Larry Hull 02 PETROLEUM water water A system dynamic model was construction to...

  5. INL featured in video presented at Copenhagen conference

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    the country and at INL. You can view the video at the following YouTube site: http:www.youtube.comuserstatevideo - End - Editorial Date December 9, 2009 By Brad Bugger...

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-005.doc

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    This is in accordance with the methods specified in the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (IDAPA 58.01.01.650- 651). Steps taken to control fugitive dust at the INL ...

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-10-019.doc

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    ... This is in accordance with the methods specified in the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (IDAPA 58.01.01.650- 651). USGS personnel bringing non-INL owned air ...

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-001.doc

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    This is in accordance with the methods specified in the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (IDAPA 58.01.01.650-651). Steps taken to control fugitive dust at the INL ...

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-070.docx

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    DOE-ID-INL-15-070 excluded petroleum and natural gas products that pre-exist in the environment such that there would be uncontrolled or unpermitted releases; (4) have the...

  10. Enhanced INL Power Grid Test Bed Infrastructure – Phase I

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    Reid, Carol Ann; West, Grayson Shawn; McBride, Scott Alan

    2014-06-01

    Idaho National Laboratory (INL), a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory, owns, operates, and maintains transmission and distribution power grid infrastructure to support the INL multi program mission. Sections of this power infrastructure, known as the INL Power Grid Test Bed, have been and are being used by government and industry to develop, demonstrate, and validate technologies for the modern grid, including smart grid, on a full scale utility test bed. INL’s power grid includes 61 miles of 140 MW, 138 kV rated electrical power transmission supplying seven main substations, each feeding a separate facility complex (or ‘city’) within the INL’s 890 square mile Site. This power grid is fed by three commercial utilities into the INL’s main control substation, but is operated independently from the commercial utility through its primary substation and command and control center. Within the INL complex, one of the seven complexes, the Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC), has been designated as the INL complex for supporting critical infrastructure research and testing. This complex includes its own substation and 13.8kV distribution network, all configurable and controlled by the INL research and development programs. Through investment partnership with the DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE OE), INL is enhancing its existing distribution infrastructure to expand the types of testing that can be conducted and increase flexibility for testing configurations. The enhancement of the INL Power Grid Test Bed will enable development and full scale testing of smart-grid-related technologies and smart devices including testing interoperability, operational performance, reliability, and resiliency contribution at multiple distribution voltage classes, specifically 15kV, 25kV, and 35kV. The expected time frame for completion of the Phase I portion of the enhancement would be 4th quarter fiscal year (FY) 2015.

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-10-020.doc

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    DOE-ID-INL-10-020 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Routine Maintenance Activities (Overarching) SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this overarching Environmental Checklist (EC) is to address activities that would meet the intent of the categorical exclusion (CX) B1.3 as described in 10 CFR 1021, Appendix B to Subpart D. These activities would consist of typical and non-typical types of actions, such as routine maintenance, minor modifications, and custodial

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-10-021.doc

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    21 SECTION A. Project Title: Geotechnical Investigation for INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would conduct geotechnical investigations at two 4-6 acre candidate sites for a Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste (RH LLW) Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). One site is located southwest of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR)-Complex and the other site is located west of and across Lincoln Blvd. from the Idaho Comprehensive

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-002.doc

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Underground Storage Tank (UST) Steel Line Replacements SECTION B. Project Description: The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) performed an inspection of Idaho National Laboratory's (INL's) USTs in September of 2011. Inspection results indicated field violations for failing to install and maintain cathodic protection systems for steel lines associated with seven underground storage tanks. DEQ did not accept the INL's "corrosion expert"

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-019.doc

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: INL Administration Building (IAB)Telephone Room 112 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project will install a new air conditioning unit in the INL Administration Building room 112. The new air conditioning system will handle the equipment heat loads within this room. Room 112 is an unclassified telephone room that is not normally occupied. This room has one supply air diffuser and one return air

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-001.doc

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    NEPA-CX DETERMINATION Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 1 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-13-001 SECTION A. Project Title: INL Research (Technical) Library Lease Termination SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed activity will terminate the current lease of the INLTechnical Library (IF-618, University Place) at 1776 Science Center Drive in Idaho Falls, ID on or about February 28, 2013 for cost savings and footprint reduction purposes. A facility walkthrough by BEA personnel will occur on or

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-005.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Land Mobile Radio - Bi Directional Amplifier (BDA) Installation SECTION B. Project Description The INL has contracted with White Cloud Communications to provide Land Mobile Radio Services for emergency first responders under a managed service contract. The contract includes provisions for area coverage and quality of service. Testing of the installed Radio Frequency backbone system revealed that certain buildings at the INL do not have adequate coverage. The

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-016.doc

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Wildland Fire Chainsaw Training SECTION B. Project Description: The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) fire department is required by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) to have chainsaw packages on each of the Type 4 wildland fire engines. Prior to placing these chainsaws into service, the INL fire department must train firefighters to chainsaw operational and safety protocols, including both classroom and hands-on training in the field. To enable realistic

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-022.docx

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    3-022 SECTION A. Project Title: Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) Irradiated Experiment Shipping Capability SECTION B. Project Description: The General Electric (GE) 2000 Model Cask is currently used to support the Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) irradiated experiment shipments from the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) ATR Complex to the Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) at INL's Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC). However, due to changes in

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-024.docx

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    24 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Road Sign Installation/Maintenance SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action is to install new and repair/replace existing road signs and delineator/reflector poles as needed near paved roads and Priority 1 and 2 unpaved roads (as defined in Environmental Checklist (EC) Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL)-02-024) throughout the INL as part of routine maintenance and to improve traffic safety. This includes roads

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-022.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Fire Stations' Vehicle Exhaust Extraction Systems Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The vehicle exhaust extraction systems at the INL Fire Stations (Central Facilities Area [CFA-1611], Materials and Fuels Complex [MFC]-725, and Test Area North [TAN]-687) are over 15 years old and not working as originally intended. Because of this inadequate system, personnel in the buildings are continually exposed to diesel exhaust fumes.

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-030.docx

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    30 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Routine Maintenance Activities (Overarching) SECTION B. Project Description: This environmental checklist (EC) replaces EC INL-10-069. The purpose of this overarching EC is to address activities that would meet the intent of the Categorical Exclusion (CX) B1.3 as described in 10 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) 1021, Appendix B to Subpart D. These activities include routine maintenance and custodial services required to support safe

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-035.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Power Burst Facility (PBF)-622 Moran Project Facility Modifications SECTION B. Project Description: The equipment and process for the Moran Project (formerly "PUREX") are documented in Environmental Checklist (EC) INL-14-029 and its revisions. The Moran Project is located at Idaho National Laboratory's (INL's) Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC), in building PBF-622. Modifications to PBF-622 are needed to support research and development

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-045.docx

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    7 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-15-045 SECTION A. Project Title: Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Radiological Dispersal Device/Improvised Nuclear Device (RDD/IND) Material Training Activities and Evaluations SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Rev 5 This Environmental Checklist (EC) incorporates and supercedes EC INL-12-087 (Overarching [OA] 17) and its revisions. The training exercises described in the original EC and Revisions 1 and 3 will be repeated during August 2015, including the use

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-053.docx

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    53 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Engineering Demonstration Facility (IEDF) Safety Shower Installation SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed activity would install a safety shower on the northwest second floor of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Engineering Demonstration Facility (IEDF, Idaho Falls [IF]-657) in Idaho Falls, ID, for the purpose of supporting research and development activities in the area. In the event of use, the shower would

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-006 R1-(INL-13-019 R1-redline).docx

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    06 R1 SECTION A. Project Title: Power Line Configuration - 2013-1 R1 SECTION B. Project Description: Rev 1 Based on recommendations by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Office, the route of the insulated cables on the ground has been changed. The new route replaces Fig 1 in the original Environmental Checklist (EC) and is shown in the figure, below. The new route has been surveyed by both the INL CRM Office and Biological Resources personnel. All

  6. INL Cultural Resource Monitoring Report for FY 2015

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    Pace, Brenda Ringe; Olson, Christina Liegh; Gilbert, Hollie Kae; Holmer, Marie Pilkington

    2015-10-01

    This report describes the cultural resource monitoring activities of the Idaho National Laboratorys (INL) Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Office during fiscal year (FY) 2015. Throughout the year, 67 total monitoring visits were completed, with several especially sensitive resources visited on more than one occasion. Overall, FY 2015 monitoring included surveillance of the following 49 individual cultural resource localities: three locations with human remains, one of which is also a cave; nine additional caves; twenty prehistoric archaeological sites; five historic archaeological sites; two historic trails; Experimental Breeder Reactor I (EBR-I), a National Historic Landmark; Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion (ANP) objects located at EBR-I; and eight Arco Naval Proving Ground (NPG) property types. Several INL work processes and projects were also monitored to confirm compliance with original INL CRM recommendations and assess the effects of ongoing work. On two occasions, ground disturbing activities within the boundaries of the Power Burst Facility/Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (PBF/CITRC) were observed by INL CRM staff prepared to respond to any additional finds of Native American human remains. Finally, the current location housing INL Archives and Special Collections was evaluated once. Most of the cultural resources monitored in FY 2015 exhibited no adverse impacts, resulting in Type 1 impact assessments. However, Type 2 impacts were noted 13 times. In one case, a portion of a historic trail was graded without prior review or coordination with the INL CRM Office, resulting in impacts to the surface of the trail and one archaeological site. Evidence of unauthorized artifact collection/ looting was also documented at three archaeological sites located along INL powerlines. Federal agents concluded a FY 2012 investigation by filing civil charges and levying fine under the Archaeological Resource Protection Act against one INL employee for this kind of illegal removal of artifacts from INL lands. Goodales Cutoff of the Oregon Trail showed evidence of heavy use associated with grazing. A number of previously reported Type 2 impacts were also once again documented at the EBR-I National Historic Landmark, including spalling and deterioration of bricks due to inadequate drainage, minimal maintenance, and rodent infestation. The ANP engines and locomotive on display at the EBR-I Visitors Center also exhibited impacts related to long term exposure. Finally, most of the Arco NPG properties monitored at Central Facilities Area exhibited problems with lack of timely and appropriate maintenance as well as inadequate drainage. No new Type 3 or Type 4 impacts that adversely affected significant cultural resources and threatened National Register eligibility were documented in FY 2015.

  7. From: Onaran, Karen To: Congestion Study Comments Cc: Meyer, David; Fama, Jim; Ingram, Tony; Bartholomot, Henri

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Onaran, Karen To: Congestion Study Comments Cc: Meyer, David; Fama, Jim; Ingram, Tony; Bartholomot, Henri Subject: Draft National Electric Transmission Congestion Study Date: Monday, October 20, 2014 4:37:41 PM Attachments: image001.png Third Triennial Congestion Study - EEI Comments.pdf Mr. Meyer, et al., Attached please find EEI's comments in response to the DOE Draft National Electric Transmission Congestion Study, 79 Fed. Reg. 49076 (Aug. 19, 2014). Please do not hesitate to contact us

  8. INL Control System Situational Awareness Technology Final Report 2013

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    Gordon Rueff; Bryce Wheeler; Todd Vollmer; Tim McJunkin

    2013-01-01

    The Situational Awareness project is a comprehensive undertaking of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in an effort to produce technologies capable of defending the countrys energy sector infrastructure from cyber attack. INL has addressed this challenge through research and development of an interoperable suite of tools that safeguard critical energy sector infrastructure. The technologies in this project include the Sophia Tool, Mesh Mapper (MM) Tool, Intelligent Cyber Sensor (ICS) Tool, and Data Fusion Tool (DFT). Each is designed to function effectively on its own, or they can be integrated in a variety of customized configurations based on the end users risk profile and security needs.

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-10-017.doc

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    DOE-ID-INL-10-017 SECTION A. Project Title: ATR Complex Dial Room. SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project is to construct and operate a new dial room at the Advanced Test Reactor Complex (ATR Complex) (formerly known as the Test Reactor Area [TRA]) in order to meet the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy programmatic needs and to provide ongoing critical support at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The existing telecommunication and data systems located at the

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-009.docx

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    CS Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-15-009 SECTION A. Project Title: Bond Strength Laser Shock Testing SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action is to install a laser shock system in the hot cell at the Hot Fuels Examination Facility (HFEF) at Idaho National Laboratory's (INL's) Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC). The system is needed to study bond strength of cladding on nuclear fuel associated with the Reduced Enrichment Research and Test Reactor (RERTR). The Laser Shock System delivers a high

  11. DOE, Stoller Work to Understand Environment at INL Site

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    DOE, Stoller Work to Understand Environment at INL Site The U.S. Department of Energy is responsible for understanding and estimating future impacts from our mission at the INL Site. To accomplish this we must have adequate knowledge of the plants and animals on the Site. DOE also has an obligation to be a good neighbor to the people and businesses that may be affected by our presence in Eastern Idaho. Elk became resident on the site in the 1980s. Since that time, there have been claims of elk

  12. New Book Updates INL's History, Documents a Decade of Transformation |

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    Department of Energy New Book Updates INL's History, Documents a Decade of Transformation New Book Updates INL's History, Documents a Decade of Transformation June 21, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contacts Brad Bugger 208-526-0833 Tim Jackson 208-526-8484 The U.S. Department of Energy is releasing an update to the history of the Idaho National Laboratory, documenting a decade of transformation at the laboratory, and a "decade of doing" for the Idaho Cleanup Project.

  13. INL Review of Fueling Machine Inspection Tool Development Proposal

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    Griffith, George

    2015-03-01

    A review of a technical proposal for James Fischer Nuclear. The document describes an inspection tool to examine the graphite moderator in an AGR reactor. The system is an optical system to look at the graphite blocks for cracks. INL reviews the document for technical value.

  14. INL Director Discusses Lessons Learned from TMI, Fukushima

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    Grossenbacher, John

    2011-01-01

    Idaho National Laboratory's Director John Grossenbacher explains how the U.S. nuclear industry has boosted its safety procedures as a result of the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident in 1979 and how the industry plans to use current events at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plants to further enhance safety. For more information about INL's nuclear energy research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  15. INL Director Discusses Lessons Learned from TMI, Fukushima

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    Grossenbacher, John

    2013-05-28

    Idaho National Laboratory's Director John Grossenbacher explains how the U.S. nuclear industry has boosted its safety procedures as a result of the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident in 1979 and how the industry plans to use current events at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plants to further enhance safety. For more information about INL's nuclear energy research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  16. Strategy for the Identification of an INL Comprehensive Utility Corridor

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    John Reisenauer

    2011-05-01

    This report documents the strategy developed to identify a comprehensive utility corridor (CUC) on the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site. The strategy established the process for which the Campus Development Office will evaluate land management issues. It is a process that uses geographical information system geospatial technology to layer critical INL mission information in a way that thorough evaluations can be conducted and strategies developed. The objective of the CUC Project was to develop a process that could be implemented to identify potential utility corridor options for consideration. The process had to take into account all the missions occurring on the INL and other land-related issues. The process for developing a CUC strategy consists of the following four basic elements using geographical information system capabilities: 1. Development of an INL base layer map; this base layer map geospatially references all stationary geographical features on INL and sitewide information. 2. Development of current and future mission land-use need maps; this involved working with each directorate to identify current mission land use needs and future land use needs that project 30 years into the future. 3. Development of restricted and potential constraint maps; this included geospatially mapping areas such as wells, contaminated areas, firing ranges, cultural areas, ecological areas, hunting areas, easement, and grazing areas. 4. Development of state highway and power line rights of way map; this included geospatially mapping rights-of-way along existing state highways and power lines running through the INL that support INL operations. It was determined after completing and evaluating the geospatial information that the area with the least impact to INL missions was around the perimeter of the INL Site. Option 1, in this document, identifies this perimeter; however, it does not mean the entire perimeter is viable. Many places along the perimeter corridor cannot be used or are not economically viable. Specific detailed studies will need to be conducted on a case-by-case basis to clearly identify which sections along the perimeter can and cannot be used. Option 2, in this document, identifies areas along existing highways that could be a viable option. However, discussions would have to take place with the State of Idaho to use their easement as part of the corridor and mission impact would need to be evaluated if a specific request was made to the Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office. Option 3, in this document, is a combination of Options 1 and 2. This option provides the most flexibility to minimize impacts to INL missions. As with the other two options, discussions and agreements with the State of Idaho would be needed and any specific route would need to be thoroughly evaluated for impact, implementation, and operability beyond just a strategy.

  17. Jim Stock

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     James H. Stock is a member of the Council of Economic Advisers and is responsible for offering the President objective advice on the formulation of economic policy.  Stock was previously...

  18. L3:VUQ.SAUQ.P3.04 Jim Stewart SNL

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    4 Jim Stewart SNL Completed: 9/30/11 CASL-U-2011-0195-000 Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs CASL Uncertainty Quantification Roadmap Page 1 CASL Uncertainty Quantification Roadmap CASL Milestone L3:VUQ.SAUQ.P3.04 James R. Stewart, Sandia National Laboratories 1 Version 1 September 30, 2011 Objective This document is a high-level roadmap for addressing UQ capability challenges that are expected to be encountered in CASL. The UQ capabilities outlined in the roadmap will typically be

  19. Mr. Jim Raba U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-5B

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    Jim Raba U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-5B 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20585-0121 Subject: Docket # EERE-2014-BT-STD-0051, and/or RIN 1904-AD40 Meeting 24 th February 2015 Dear Mr Raba, Thanks for the invitation to discuss and explain comments to a new proposed gas compressor efficiency standard. The attached comments reflect our recent discussion and you recent clarification questions in Washington DC and our in addition to our January

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-001.doc

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Hex Block Shipment Project SECTION B. Project Description. This project involves the shipment of two irradiated stainless steel hex blocks presently located at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) to a Westinghouse facility located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to support Research and Development (R&D) activities. This R&D work will be performed by a private contractor and will involve the use of ultrasonic equipment to determine

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-004.doc

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    04 SECTION A. Project Title: ATR Canal AFIP-7 Channel Gap Probe Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description: The location for the proposed project is the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at the ATR Complex, located at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). This project involves the following primary efforts: * Installation of the channel gap probe instrument into the East end of the ATR canal o Bolting together two pieces of the assembly o Lifting the channel gap probe into the canal o

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-009.doc

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    CS Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-11-009 SECTION A. Project Title: International Way Building (IWB) Relocation SECTION B. Project Description: The International Way Building (IWB) is currently leased and near the end of the lease term. Relocating the programs and equipment currently housed in the IWB to underutilized facilties is needed to provide efficient operation of these programs in the National and Homeland Security (N&HS) directorate. Relocating the programs and equipment would also result

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-014.doc

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor Core Internals Changeout (CIC) Outage - 2015 SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action will provide for the sixth core internals changeout (CIC) outage of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR), which is housed in building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670, located at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) ATR Complex. Activities scheduled during the CIC outage include the changeout of components in the high-flux region of the ATR core and support

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-003.docx

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    EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-12-003 SECTION A. Project Title: Auxiliary Canal Fill Project at Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 SECTION B. Project Description: Although the ATR canal meets all design basis criteria, lessons learned following the earthquake and tsunami events at the Fukushima- Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in March of 2011 indicate that an auxiliary water supply to the fuel storage canal with a fill connection located outside of the facility would have been valuable following the beyond

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-004.doc

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    4 SECTION A. Descriptive Information: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Contaminated Equipment Storage Building (CESB) Conversion Scope Change SECTION B. Project Description: MFC-794 CESB is currently being modified for reasons described in Environmental Checklist (EC) Idaho National Laboratory (INL)-10- 074 (OA 12). During construction it was determined that some of the equipment that will be located in the building will need non-contact cooling water in order to operate. This EC addresses the

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-013.doc

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Administration Building (IAB) Communication Room Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project would install new server equipment with associated uninterruptible power supplies (UPS's) and an additional air conditioning unit in the data room at the IAB (IF-606). The additional air conditioning (A/C) unit is needed to keep up with the load the new equipment requires.

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-022.docx

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    IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY Page 1 of 3 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-12-022 SECTION A. Project Title: Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD)/Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Material Training Activities and Evaluations Using Radiation Emitting Sources/Material/Devices - Overarching SECTION B. Project Description This Environmental Checklist (EC) will be an overarching EC for future training as described in this EC. Work Description The purpose of this overarching EC is to plan, prepare, coordinate,

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-004.doc

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: High Density Fuel Material for Light Water Reactors (LWRs) SECTION B. Project Description This project proposes to install glove boxes, laboratory equipment and laboratory hoods in the east wing of the Experimental Fuels Facility (EFF), building 794, at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The building was previously known as the Contaminated Equipment Storage Building (CESB). The purpose of this project is to support a high

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-006.docx

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    3 EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-13-006 SECTION A. Project Title: Power Line Configuration 2013-1 SECTION B. Project Description: This project will install temporary distribution-level power lines between Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) and Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) to support research and development and testing using electric power infrastructure. Two circuits of three-phase distribution lines will be installed from Power Burst Facility (PBF)-613 to the MFC test pad.

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-025.doc

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    4 EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-13-025 SECTION A. Project Title: Willow Creek Building Pedestrian Bridge Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose and need for the proposed action is to address safety concerns related to the pedestrian bridge across Willow Creek east of the main entrance to the Willow Creek Building (IF-616). The proposed action would remove the current pedestrian bridge and associated steel railing and would remove the existing concrete approaches on either side of

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-026.docx

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    EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-13-026 SECTION A. Project Title: Relief Valve Test Stand Relocation SECTION B. Project Description: The scope of this modification is to relocate the existing relief valve test stand (RVTS) and associated high pressure air supply (skid mounted compressor and bottle rack dedicated to the RVTS) from the laydown area in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 to TRA-605. This modification will also include disconnecting the existing utilities from the RVTS in Advanced Test Reactor

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-008.doc

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Relocation of Environmental Monitoring Services Personnel and Equipment SECTION B. Project Description: The Environmental Monitoring Services organization at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is currently located at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) in building MFC-721, the original Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT) Reactor Control Building. The TREAT reactor has been in stand-by mode since 1995, and MFC-721 was converted in to office space and a sample

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-009.docx

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    4-009 SECTION A. Project Title: Irradiated Materials Characterization Laboratory (IMCL) Equipment Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description: The Department of Energy (DOE) has committed to multi-year funding to install Post Irradiation Examination (PIE) equipment into the Irradiated Materials Characterization Laboratory (IMCL) at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The proposed action would install a number of capabilities/instruments in IMCL to

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-029.docx

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    DETERMINATIONS Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 2 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-14-029 SECTION A. Project Title: High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filter Installation in the Dry Transfer Cubicle Ventilation System SECTION B. Project Description: In order to minimize the risk of contamination from the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Dry Transfer Cubicle (DTC), a filtration system needs to be added to the ATR DTC ventilation system in the ductwork between the installed roughing filters and DTC

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-031.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Energy Systems Laboratory Process Demonstration Unit Pellet Mill Exhaust Stack Installation SECTION B. Project Description: . The proposed action is needed to allow operation of the Process Demonstration Unit (PDU) at the Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL) (Idaho Falls [IF]-685). Bioenergy research and development (R&D) activities/operations that take place at the ESL have been captured in environmental checklist Idaho National Laboratory (INL)-10-003. Environmental

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-040.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Descriptive Information: Blackfoot Parking Lot Bus Entrance Modifications SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project would create additional parking on, and an alternate entrance to, the Blackfoot parking lot on Idaho National Laboratory (INL) leased property in Blackfoot, Idaho. The purpose is to redirect the traffic flow of the buses coming into the parking lot to make it safer to pick-up and drop off bus passengers and to create additional parking spaces. The project

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-043.docx

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    DETERMNATION Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 1 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-14-043 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls (IF)-685 (Energy Systems Laboratory [ESL]) Battery Laboratory Panel Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description: . The IF-685 Battery Laboratory (Lab) researchers require the following actions: 1. Relocate existing 75 KVA transformer on top of new 150 KVA transformer Unistrut frame. 2. Provide and install a new 150 kilovolt-amp (kVA) transformer (XFMR-42) and

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-044.docx

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    DETERMINATIO Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 2 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-14-044 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-752 Analytical Laboratory Water System Upgrade Project SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project will remove and replace the current demineralized water system and backflow preventers with an air-gap system. The purpose of the project is to comply with Environmental Support and Services Technical Interpretation (ES&S-TI)-027, Idaho

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-055.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Remote-Handled (RH)-Transuranic (TRU) Cell Outpack Modifications SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to simplify shipping of remote-handled transuranic (RH-TRU) waste from the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Therefore, modification to processes, as described in this environmental checklist, is needed. Real-time radiography (RTR) must be conducted prior to

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-004.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Process Demonstration Unit (PDU) Support Structure SECTION B. Project Description: The Process Demonstration Unit (PDU) is a modular feedstock pre-processing system to study ways to densify and stabilize materials including wheat straw, barley straw, corn stover, wood products and other biomaterials into a feedstock for biorefineries. The PDU is located at the Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL [IF-685]) at Idaho National Laboratory's (INL's) Research and Education Campus

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-011.docx

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    11 SECTION A. Project Title: SAM-1 Hydraulic Shuttle Irradiation System (HSIS) Experiments SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of the SAM-1 experiment is to populate a sample library to obtain data for low fluences of metallic fuels. Fuel for the proposed action would be manufactured from Department of Energy (DOE)-owned depleted uranium. Following irradiation in the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the samples would be available for post-irradiation

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-038.docx

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA) and Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Live Fire Range Modifications SECTION B. Project Description: The principle purpose of the live fire facilities at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is to provide firearms and tactical training/qualification requirements for Protective Force Personnel. Live fire facilities are located at the Central Facilities Area (CFA) and the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC). Training activities at the live fire

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-041.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Safety and Tritium Applied Research (STAR) Standby Power Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The Safety and Tritium Applied Research (STAR) facility, located in building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-666 at Idaho National Laboratory's (INL's) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex, conducts tritium research via confinement systems that rely on once- through building and experiment ventilation which is exhausted to a stack. The building does not have standby power and

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-001.docx

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    CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-16-001 SECTION A. Project Title: Testing for Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) Gas Sample Assay and Recharge (GASR) Upgrade at Idaho National Laboratory Research Center (IRC). SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: An upgrade of the GASR is necessary to ensure system reliability for future fuel examination campaigns. Work in IRC would include setup and completion of the out of cell testing of the redesigned GASR which is necessary prior to installation of the

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-007.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho National Laboratory Site Characterization and Environmental Monitoring (Overarching) - Revision 2 SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The purpose of the revision to this environmental checklist (EC) is to update activities allowed and to capture new requirements. The proposed action would include site-wide sampling, monitoring, and characterization activities at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Site-wide sampling, monitoring, and characterization

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-009.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: U.S. High Performance Research Reactor Fuel Development Post Irradiation Examination SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The purpose of the first revision to this environmental checklist (EC) (see Idaho National Laboratory [INL]-13-039 R1) was to capture the work activities and environmental aspects of additional Post Irradiation Examination (PIE) activities, specifically dissolution of aluminum cladding and bend testing in the Hot Fuels Examination Facility

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-010.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Radioisotope Power System Heat Source Storage Project SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Space Nuclear Power and Isotope Technologies Division at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) desires to transfer storage of seven assembled heat sources from the Space and Security Power System Facility (SSPSF) at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) to building Chemical Processing Plant (CPP)-651 at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC). Each heat

  8. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL INGSM2009 PIA Template Version

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    * PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL INGSM2009 PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetext/neword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not

  9. Department of Energy Idaho - Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Contract

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    gov /a> Science and Technology Button Energy Sources Button Energy Efficiency Button The Environment Button Prices and Trends Button National Security Button Safety and Health Button Welcome Inside ID Laboratory Programs Energy Employees' Compensation Program Public Involvement Opportunities Press Box Contracts, Solicitations & Financial Assistance FOIA (DOE-ID Freedom of Information Act) Public Reading Room Laboratory Phone Book Links Common Concerns About the INL Continuity of

  10. Energy Department and INL highlight continued commitment to openness

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    Energy Department and INL highlight continued commitment to openness Dennis Miotla sitting Dennis Miotla One of the first things President Barack Obama did when he came into office earlier this year was to issue a memo to government agencies outlining his commitment to openness in government. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently amplified that commitment in a memo to his senior managers, which was shared with all U.S. Department of Energy employees nationwide. In Idaho, the DOE�s Idaho

  11. Viability of Existing INL Facilities for Dry Storage Cask Handling

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    Bohachek, Randy; Wallace, Bruce; Winston, Phil; Marschman, Steve

    2013-04-30

    This report evaluates existing capabilities at the INL to determine if a practical and cost effective method could be developed for opening and handling full-sized dry storage casks. The Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) CPP-603, Irradiated Spent Fuel Storage Facility, provides the infrastructure to support handling and examining casks and their contents. Based on a reasonable set of assumptions, it is possible to receive, open, inspect, remove samples, close, and reseal large bolted-lid dry storage casks at the INL. The capability can also be used to open and inspect casks that were last examined at the TAN Hot Shop over ten years ago. The Castor V/21 and REA-2023 casks can provide additional confirmatory information regarding the extended performance of low-burnup (<45 GWD/MTU) used nuclear fuel. Once a dry storage cask is opened inside CPP-603, used fuel retrieved from the cask can be packaged in a shipping cask, and sent to a laboratory for testing. Testing at the INLs Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) can occur starting with shipment of samples from CPP-603 over an on-site road, avoiding the need to use public highways. This reduces cost and reduces the risk to the public. The full suite of characterization methods needed to establish the condition of the fuel exists and MFC. Many other testing capabilities also exist at MFC, but when those capabilities are not adequate, samples can be prepared and shipped to other laboratories for testing. This report discusses how the casks would be handled, what work needs to be done to ready the facilities/capabilities, and what the work will cost.

  12. Viability of Existing INL Facilities for Dry Storage Cask Handling

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    Randy Bohachek; Charles Park; Bruce Wallace; Phil Winston; Steve Marschman

    2013-04-01

    This report evaluates existing capabilities at the INL to determine if a practical and cost effective method could be developed for opening and handling full-sized dry storage casks. The Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) CPP-603, Irradiated Spent Fuel Storage Facility, provides the infrastructure to support handling and examining casks and their contents. Based on a reasonable set of assumptions, it is possible to receive, open, inspect, remove samples, close, and reseal large bolted-lid dry storage casks at the INL. The capability can also be used to open and inspect casks that were last examined at the TAN Hot Shop over ten years ago. The Castor V/21 and REA-2023 casks can provide additional confirmatory information regarding the extended performance of low-burnup (<45 GWD/MTU) used nuclear fuel. Once a dry storage cask is opened inside CPP-603, used fuel retrieved from the cask can be packaged in a shipping cask, and sent to a laboratory for testing. Testing at the INLs Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) can occur starting with shipment of samples from CPP-603 over an on-site road, avoiding the need to use public highways. This reduces cost and reduces the risk to the public. The full suite of characterization methods needed to establish the condition of the fuel exists and MFC. Many other testing capabilities also exist at MFC, but when those capabilities are not adequate, samples can be prepared and shipped to other laboratories for testing. This report discusses how the casks would be handled, what work needs to be done to ready the facilities/capabilities, and what the work will cost.

  13. Test Report for the INL Sunlution Photovoltaic Module Ground Clip Test

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    Larry Zirker; Jason Bush

    2012-04-01

    Sunlution, LLC asked the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for a small proof test of their proposed solar panel grounding clip. This report documents the results of that test.

  14. RADIOISOTOPE POWER SYSTEM CAPABILITIES AT THE IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY (INL)

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    Kelly Lively; Stephen Johnson; Eric Clarke

    2014-07-01

    --Idaho National Laboratorys, Space Nuclear Systems and Technology Division established the resources, equipment and facilities required to provide nuclear-fueled, Radioisotope Power Systems (RPS) to Department of Energy (DOE) Customers. RPSs are designed to convert the heat generated by decay of iridium clad, 238PuO2 fuel pellets into electricity that is used to power missions in remote, harsh environments. Utilization of nuclear fuel requires adherence to governing regulations and the INL provides unique capabilities to safely fuel, test, store, transport and integrate RPSs to supply powersupporting mission needs. Nuclear capabilities encompass RPS fueling, testing, handling, storing, transporting RPS nationally, and space vehicle integration. Activities are performed at the INL and in remote locations such as John F. Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Station to support space missions. This paper will focus on the facility and equipment capabilities primarily offered at the INL, Material and Fuel Complex located in a security-protected, federally owned, industrial area on the remote desert site west of Idaho Falls, ID. Nuclear and non-nuclear facilities house equipment needed to perform required activities such as general purpose heat source (GPHS) module pre-assembly and module assembly using nuclear fuel; RPS receipt and baseline electrical testing, fueling, vibration testing to simulate the launch environment, mass properties testing to measure the mass and compute the moment of inertia, electro-magnetic characterizing to determine potential consequences to the operation of vehicle or scientific instrumentation, and thermal vacuum testing to verify RPS power performance in the vacuum and cold temperatures of space.

  15. Operating experience review of an INL gas monitoring system

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    Cadwallader, Lee C.; DeWall, K. G.; Herring, J. S.

    2015-03-12

    This article describes the operations of several types of gas monitors in use at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) High Temperature Electrolysis Experiment (HTE) laboratory. The gases monitored in the lab room are hydrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. The operating time, calibration, and both actual and unwanted alarms are described. The calibration session time durations are described. In addition, some simple calculations are given to estimate the reliability of these monitors and the results are compared to operating experiences of other types of monitors.

  16. Criticality Safety Basics for INL FMHs and CSOs

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    V. L. Putman

    2012-04-01

    Nuclear power is a valuable and efficient energy alternative in our energy-intensive society. However, material that can generate nuclear power has properties that require this material be handled with caution. If improperly handled, a criticality accident could result, which could severely harm workers. This document is a modular self-study guide about Criticality Safety Principles. This guide's purpose it to help you work safely in areas where fissionable nuclear materials may be present, avoiding the severe radiological and programmatic impacts of a criticality accident. It is designed to stress the fundamental physical concepts behind criticality controls and the importance of criticality safety when handling fissionable materials outside nuclear reactors. This study guide was developed for fissionable-material-handler and criticality-safety-officer candidates to use with related web-based course 00INL189, BEA Criticality Safety Principles, and to help prepare for the course exams. These individuals must understand basic information presented here. This guide may also be useful to other Idaho National Laboratory personnel who must know criticality safety basics to perform their assignments safely or to design critically safe equipment or operations. This guide also includes additional information that will not be included in 00INL189 tests. The additional information is in appendices and paragraphs with headings that begin with 'Did you know,' or with, 'Been there Done that'. Fissionable-material-handler and criticality-safety-officer candidates may review additional information at their own discretion. This guide is revised as needed to reflect program changes, user requests, and better information. Issued in 2006, Revision 0 established the basic text and integrated various programs from former contractors. Revision 1 incorporates operation and program changes implemented since 2006. It also incorporates suggestions, clarifications, and additional information from readers and from personnel who took course 00INL189. Revision 1 also completely reorganized the training to better emphasize physical concepts behind the criticality controls that fissionable material handlers and criticality safety officers must understand. The reorganization is based on and consistent with changes made to course 00INL189 due to a review of course exam results and to discussions with personnel who conduct area-specific training.

  17. Annual report shows potential INL radiation doses well below safe

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    regulatory limits Annual report shows potential INL radiation doses well below safe regulatory limits July 21, 2010 Media contact: Tim Jackson (208) 526-8484 Idaho Falls, ID � The U.S. Department of Energy�s Idaho Operations Office reported this month that radiation from the site falls well below limits established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The report�s conclusions are supported by direct environmental monitoring data routinely taken during the year, and show that

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-006.doc

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: INL - USGS Geotechnical Drilling Program (USGS 131A) SECTION B. Project Description: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) proposes to use an existing well pad to construct a replacement well, USGS131A, about 25 ft north of the original well head (USGS 131). USGS 131A will be drilled to about 1,300 ft below surface level (BSL) then instrumented with a multilevel monitoring system in FY 2012. The new well will replace USGS 131, which will be abandoned or used as a water

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-012.docx

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    ECX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-12-012 SECTION A. Project Title: Film Processing Project at Test Reactor Area (TRA)-678 SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action is to install a silver recovery unit to the film processor in the film processing area at TRA-678 for the purpose of minimizing waste generation and implementing pollution prevention. The proposed film processor (Kodak M-35A) generates approximately 90 ml of developer and 140 ml of fixer effluents per 17 inch film and approximately

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-016.doc

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    No.: DOE-ID-INL-12-016 SECTION A. Project Title: Reverse Osmosis System Removal SECTION B. Project Description: The project will remove a reverse osmosis water treatment system (FU-HA-101) from TAN 681 room 182. The system is out-of-service, with no intent of future use. Work will involve removal of the reverse osmosis system, and associated plumbing/piping and electrical lines and conduit. The project will clear the area of obstacles and tripping hazards associated with unused/unnecessary

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-024..doc

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    PostingNo.: DOE-ID-INL-12-024 SECTION A. Project Title: Rigby Bus Lot Northwest Entrance SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to provide an additional bus entrance to the Rigby Park and Ride Bus Lot. A portion of chain link fencing (running east to west) on the northwest corner of the Rigby Park and Ride Bus Lot would be relocated to allow an opening off of the City of Rigby dirt access road so that buses may enter the Rigby Park and Ride Lot from the northwest.

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-008.doc

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    DOEID NEPA CX DETERMINATION Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 2 EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-13-008 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Diversion Dam SECTION B. Project Description: There is a flood control dam about 2000 ft south of MFC. The dam is at risk of failure during a large runoff event. This project will reinforce the flood control dam with additional earthen material and a concrete headwall around the culvert inlet. The workscope consists of 1) Removing riprap

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    5 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-14-015 SECTION A. Project Title: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Geotechnical Drilling for USGS-142 and USGS-143 SECTION B. Project Description: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) proposes to continuously core geotechnical boreholes USGS-142 and USGS-143 to a depth of 1,000 and 2,000 ft below land surface, respectively. Boreholes USGS-142 and USGS-143 would be constructed as monitoring wells and used to measure and collect aquifer data. Borehole USGS-142 (see

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-046.docx

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    DOE0ID NEPA CX DETERMINATION Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 2 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-14-046 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuel Complex (MFC)-752 Analytical Laboratory (AL) Fire Suppression System SECTION B. Project Description: The project scope consists of adding fire water suppression capability to MFC-752AL maintenance cells RM-A116, and to the basement clean room located by room B-30. In addition to the enhanced fire suppression capability, appropriate fire detection will

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    DETERMIANTION Idaho National Laboratory Page 1 of 2 CX Posting No.: DOE-ID-INL-15-069 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-653 Men's Shower Remodel SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The TRA-653 men's shower is in need of remodeling due to the age, loose or missing ceramic tile and the difficulty in cleaning it. The proposed project will remove the shower materials including ceramic tile (approximately 385 square feet), grout, and grout base and replace with a new non-slip

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-005.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: National and Homeland Security (N&HS) Portable Restroom Trailer Purchase and Use SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: N&HS will acquire a portable restroom trailer for use at various locations throughout the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The trailer will serve as a comfort station for use by men and women in remote areas during N&HS testing events and other activities. The trailer is a double axel - 22-foot long - 12,000 lbs unit. The trailer

  7. INL Control System Situational Awareness Technology Annual Report 2012

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    Gordon Rueff; Bryce Wheeler; Todd Vollmer; Tim McJunkin; Robert Erbes

    2012-10-01

    The overall goal of this project is to develop an interoperable set of tools to provide a comprehensive, consistent implementation of cyber security and overall situational awareness of control and sensor network implementations. The operation and interoperability of these tools will fill voids in current technological offerings and address issues that remain an impediment to the security of control systems. This report provides an FY 2012 update on the Sophia, Mesh Mapper, Intelligent Cyber Sensor, and Data Fusion projects with respect to the year-two tasks and annual reporting requirements of the INL Control System Situational Awareness Technology report (July 2010).

  8. Operating experience review of an INL gas monitoring system

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    Cadwallader, Lee C.; DeWall, K. G.; Herring, J. S.

    2015-03-01

    This article describes the operations of several types of gas monitors in use at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) High Temperature Electrolysis Experiment (HTE) laboratory. The gases monitored in the lab room are hydrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. The operating time, calibration, and both actual and unwanted alarms are described. The calibration session time durations are described. Some simple calculations are given to estimate the reliability of these monitors and the results are compared to operating experiences of other types of monitors.

  9. PPPL and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) participate in DOE Tweet-Up on

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    June 28, 2012 | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab PPPL and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) participate in DOE Tweet-Up on June 28, 2012 American Fusion News Category: U.S. Universities Link: PPPL and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) participate in DOE Tweet-Up on June 28, 2012

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-005 R1 _INL-11-037 R1_.doc

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    1-005 R1 SECTION A. Descriptive Information: Abandonment of Corehole USGS 137 at the Idaho National Laboratory SECTION B. Project Description: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) initially proposed to drill a 2,000-foot deep geotechnical corehole (USGS 137) into the eastern Snake River Plain aquifer (Environmental Checklist - INL-11-037). Geotechnical borehole USGS 137 is located 3.0 miles south of RWMC at the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, Section 31, Township 02 North, Range 29

  11. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Monitoring Plan - 40 CFR 98

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    Deborah L. Layton; Kimberly Frerichs

    2011-12-01

    The purpose of this Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Monitoring Plan is to meet the monitoring plan requirements of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 98.3(g)(5). This GHG Monitoring Plan identifies procedures and methodologies used at the Idaho National Laboratory Site (INL Site) to collect data used for GHG emissions calculations and reporting requirements from stationary combustion and other regulated sources in accordance with 40 CFR 98, Subparts A and other applicable subparts. INL Site Contractors determined subpart applicability through the use of a checklist (Appendix A). Each facility/contractor reviews operations to determine which subparts are applicable and the results are compiled to determine which subparts are applicable to the INL Site. This plan is applicable to the 40 CFR 98-regulated activities managed by the INL Site contractors: Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP), Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP), and Naval Reactors Facilities (NRF).

  12. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2004 - December 31, 2004

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    S. Payne; A. Holland; J. Hodges; R. Berg

    2005-09-01

    During 2004, INL analyzed more than 2,300 earthquakes. There were 487 earthquakes with magnitudes up to 4.0 located within the 161-km (100-mile) radius of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Seventeen small to moderate earthquakes of magnitudes from 3.0 to 5.0 occurred with the region outside the 161-km radius. Earthquakes activity occurred in areas that have experienced seismic activity in the past, the Basin and Range northwest of the INL, southwestern Montana, Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, Jackson, Wyoming, and southeastern Idaho. One earthquake was located northeast of Idaho Falls, Idaho within the eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP). No earthquakes were located within the INL boundaries. Earthquakes were not recorded by strong-motion accelerographs located in INL facilities.

  13. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Monitoring Plan - 40 CFR 98

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    Deborah L. Layton; Kimberly Frerichs

    2010-07-01

    The purpose of this Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Monitoring Plan is to meet the monitoring plan requirements of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 98.3(g)(5). This GHG Monitoring Plan identifies procedures and methodologies used at the Idaho National Laboratory Site (INL Site) to collect data used for GHG emissions calculations and reporting requirements from stationary combustion and other regulated sources in accordance with 40 CFR 98, Subparts A and other applicable subparts. INL Site Contractors determined subpart applicability through the use of a checklist (Appendix A). Each facility/contractor reviews operations to determine which subparts are applicable and the results are compiled to determine which subparts are applicable to the INL Site. This plan is applicable to the 40 CFR 98-regulated activities managed by the INL Site contractors: Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP), Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP), and Naval Reactors Facilities (NRF).

  14. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005

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    S. J. Payne; A. A. Holland; J. M. Hodges; R. G. Berg

    2006-09-01

    During 2005, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recorded 2390 independent triggers from earthquakes both within the region and from around the world. 38 small to moderate size earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 3.0 to 5.7 occurred within and outside the 161-km (100-mile) radius of INL. Earthquakes activity occurred in areas that have experienced seismic activity in the past, the Basin and Range northwest of the INL, southwestern Montana, Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, Jackson, Wyoming, and southeastern Idaho. INL recorded the July 26, 2005 body-wave magnitude (mb) 5.7 Dillon, Montana earthquake and 100’s of associated aftershocks. Local residents felt the earthquake and experienced minor damage. The mb 5.7 main shock was located more than 170 km (105 miles) from INL facilities and was not felt. The main shock did not trigger any strong-motion accelerographs (SMAs) located within INL buildings. Free-field SMAs and accelerometers co-located with seismic stations recorded acceleration data. Peak horizontal and vertical accelerations range from 0.0077 to 0.0006 g. There were 449 earthquakes with magnitudes up to 4.6 that occurred within the 161-km radius of the INL in the Basin and Range surrounding the eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP). No earthquakes occurred within the INL boundaries or the ESRP. The largest earthquake occurred on October 31, 2005 and had a moment magnitude (Mw) 4.6. It was located north of Leadore, Idaho at a distance of 100 km (62 miles) from INL. The earthquake did not trigger SMAs located within INL buildings. Free-field SMAs and accelerometers co-located at seismic stations recorded peak horizontal and vertical accelerations that ranged from 0.0003 to 0.0030 g.

  15. BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC (BEA) 2014 Annual Report for Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

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    Juan Alvarez; Todd Allen

    2014-10-01

    This Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 annual report provides the Department of Energy (DOE) with BEA’s self-assessment of performance managing and operating the INL for the period ending September 30, 2014. After considering all of the information related to INL performance during the rating period against the Goals, Objectives and Notable Outcomes in the FY 2014 Performance Evaluation and Measurement Plan (PEMP), BEA believes it earned an overall grade closest to an A. The paragraphs below highlight how INL excelled in delivering innovative and impactful research across the three mission areas; how INL has successfully positioned itself for future growth and sustainment; and how, through strong leadership, INL has set and implemented a strategic direction to ensure we meet and exceed the expectations of DOE and other customers. Attachments 1 through 5 provide additional detail on FY 2014 mission accomplishments, outline corporate contributions for success, highlight national and international awards and recognitions at the organization and individual levels, and describe the performance issues and challenges faced in FY 2014. • Attachment 1, “Self-Assessed PEMP Ratings” • Attachment 2, “INL Mission Accomplishments” • Attachment 3, “Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC Contributions to INL Success” • Attachment 4, “FY 2014 Awards, Recognition, Professional Roles and Certifications” • Attachment 5, “Performance Issues and Challenges.”

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    Training Courses and Resources John Ballard, Link/NMMSS Jim Crabtree, NNSA/NA-73 Training Resources  NMMSS Courses - Main Focus of Talk  NMMSS Users Meetings - Presentations, technical assistance, one-on-one meeting with NMMSS staff - Past Topics * SAMS * Foreign Obligations * IAEA Reporting * Waste Reporting  NMMSS Website - Reference Materials - Reporting guides, tables, forms, past presentations NMMSS courses  Three standard courses - NRC NMMSS I (with reconciliation module) - 2.5

  17. INL Experimental Program Roadmap for Thermal Hydraulic Code Validation

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    Glenn McCreery; Hugh McIlroy

    2007-09-01

    Advanced computer modeling and simulation tools and protocols will be heavily relied on for a wide variety of system studies, engineering design activities, and other aspects of the Next Generation Nuclear Power (NGNP) Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR), the DOE Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP), and light-water reactors. The goal is for all modeling and simulation tools to be demonstrated accurate and reliable through a formal Verification and Validation (V&V) process, especially where such tools are to be used to establish safety margins and support regulatory compliance, or to design a system in a manner that reduces the role of expensive mockups and prototypes. Recent literature identifies specific experimental principles that must be followed in order to insure that experimental data meet the standards required for a benchmark database. Even for well conducted experiments, missing experimental details, such as geometrical definition, data reduction procedures, and manufacturing tolerances have led to poor Benchmark calculations. The INL has a long and deep history of research in thermal hydraulics, especially in the 1960s through 1980s when many programs such as LOFT and Semiscle were devoted to light-water reactor safety research, the EBRII fast reactor was in operation, and a strong geothermal energy program was established. The past can serve as a partial guide for reinvigorating thermal hydraulic research at the laboratory. However, new research programs need to fully incorporate modern experimental methods such as measurement techniques using the latest instrumentation, computerized data reduction, and scaling methodology. The path forward for establishing experimental research for code model validation will require benchmark experiments conducted in suitable facilities located at the INL. This document describes thermal hydraulic facility requirements and candidate buildings and presents examples of suitable validation experiments related to VHTRs, sodium-cooled fast reactors, and light-water reactors. These experiments range from relatively low-cost benchtop experiments for investigating individual phenomena to large electrically-heated integral facilities for investigating reactor accidents and transients.

  18. Microsoft Word - NUCLEUS - INL Busing-DAT 10-14-2010.docx

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    INL busing now becoming the DOE role model For energy savings and pollution reduction The following message to Integrated Transportation Services from R&D Support Services Director Debby Tate was sent to all her transportation employees last month. There has been a surprising and welcome change in attitude for why we have INL busing. I'd like to share it with you because of the role each of you has played in moving Bus Operations forward in exciting new directions for the future. INL was one

  19. Microsoft Word - Wireless Test Bed named NUF_INL version.doc

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    INL News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 10, 2013 NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Brad Bugger, 208-526-6789, buggerbp@id.doe.gov Misty Benjamin, 208-526-6864, misty.benjamin@inl.gov Department of Energy Designates the Wireless Test Bed as a National User Facility IDAHO FALLS - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently designated Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Wireless Test Bed as a National User Facility. Establishing the Wireless Test Bed as a National User Facility will help assert U.S.

  20. Data Quality Objectives Supporting the Environmental Direct Radiation Monitoring Program for the INL Site

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    Lundell, J. F.; Magnuson, S. O.; Scherbinske, P.; Case, M. J.

    2015-07-01

    This document presents the development of the data quality objectives (DQOs) for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Environmental Direct Radiation Monitoring Program and follows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) DQO process (EPA 2006). This document also develops and presents the logic to determine the specific number of direct radiation monitoring locations around INL facilities on the desert west of Idaho Falls and in Idaho Falls, at locations bordering the INL Site, and in the surrounding regional area. The selection logic follows the guidance from the Department of Energy (DOE) (2015) for environmental surveillance of DOE facilities.

  1. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007

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    S. J. Payne; N. S. Carpenter; J. M. Hodges; R. G. Berg

    2008-09-01

    During 2007, the INL Seismic Monitoring Program evaluated 2,515 earthquakes from around the world, the western United States, and local region of the eastern Snake River Plain. 671 earthquakes and man-made blasts occurred within the local region outside and within a 161-km (or 100-mile) radius of INL. Of these events, eleven were small to moderate size earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 3.0 to 4.8. 341 earthquakes occurred within the 161-km radius of INL and the majority of these earthquakes were located in active regions of the Basin and Range Province that surrounds the ESRP. Three earthquakes were located within the ESRP at Craters of the Moon National Monument. The earthquakes were of Mc 0.9, 1.4, and 1.8. Since 1972, INL has recorded 36 small-magnitude microearthquakes (M < 2.0) within the ESRP.

  2. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2009

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    N. S. Carpenter; S. J. Payne; J. M. Hodges; R. G. Berg

    2010-09-01

    The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has accumulated 37 years of earthquake data (1972-2009). This report covers the earthquake activity from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 and is a continuation of previous annual reports on earthquake activity surrounding the eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP) and within and near the INL. It discusses the earthquake activity that has occurred around the local region and within a 161-km radius around the INL centered at 43? 39.00' N, 112? 47.00' W). It discusses the seismic station and strong motion accelerograph instrumentation used to record earthquake data and how they were analyzed. It also includes a brief discussion of continuous GPS (Global Positioning System) stations co-located at INL seismic stations.

  3. Data Quality Objectives Summary Report Supporting Radiological Air Surveillance Monitoring for the INL Site

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    Haney, Thomas Jay

    2015-05-01

    This report documents the Data Quality Objectives (DQOs) developed for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site ambient air surveillance program. The development of the DQOs was based on the seven-step process recommended for systematic planning to generate performance and acceptance criteria for collecting environmental data (EPA 2006). The process helped to determine the type, quantity, and quality of data needed to meet current regulatory requirements and to follow U.S. Department of Energy guidance for environmental surveillance air monitoring design. It also considered the current air monitoring program that has existed at INL Site since the 1950s. The development of the DQOs involved the application of the atmospheric dispersion model CALPUFF to identify likely contamination dispersion patterns at and around the INL Site using site-specific meteorological data. Model simulations were used to quantitatively assess the probable frequency of detection of airborne radionuclides released by INL Site facilities using existing and proposed air monitors.

  4. Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: INL Testing of Wireless Charging Systems

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    Presentation given by Idaho National Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about INL testing of...

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-028-1.doc

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    EC Document No.: DOE-ID-INL-12-028 SECTION A. Project Title: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Birch Creek Canyon Wind Study SECTION B. Project Description: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Birch Creek Valley Wind Study would be conducted under the umbrella of the NOAA/Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Meteorological Research Partnership Memorandum of Agreement between NOAA and the Idaho Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE-ID). The project

  6. INL and NREL Demonstrate Power Grid Simulation at a Distance - News

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    Releases | NREL INL and NREL Demonstrate Power Grid Simulation at a Distance Capability makes national laboratory assets accessible to grid researchers worldwide May 4, 2015 The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have successfully demonstrated the capability to connect grid simulations at their two labs for real time interaction via the Internet. This new inter-lab capability enables the modeling of power grids in greater

  7. Microsoft Word - INL Waste Stream Cleared for Shipment to WIPP.doc

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    Idaho National Laboratory Waste Stream Cleared For Shipment to WIPP CARLSBAD, N.M., December 12, 2006 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has authorized the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to restart shipments from the waste stream that was suspended from transport to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) on November 26, 2006. DOE initiated the suspension after liquid in excess of allowable limits was identified in a single waste drum during confirmation activities at INL. Corrective actions

  8. Microsoft Word - 07-1047mpn ltr to Zappe Final Report A-07-06 INL.doc

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    Mr. Steve Zappe, Project Leader Hazardous Materials Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 E. Rodeo Park Drive, Bldg. 1 Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110 Subject: Transmittal of the Final Report of CBFO Recertification Audit A-07-06 of the INL Analytical Laboratories Dear Mr. Zappe: This letter transmits the Final Audit Report for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Transuranic Waste Certification Program (TWCP) activities and evaluation of the transition of INL TWCP to the Central

  9. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010

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    N. Seth Carpenter; Suzette J. Payne; Jed M. Hodges; Robert G. Berg

    2011-09-01

    During 2010, the INL Seismic Monitoring Program evaluated 11,606 earthquakes from around the world, the western United States, and local region of the eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP). INL located 2,085 earthquakes and man-made blasts within the local region outside and within a 161-km (or 100-mile) radius of INL. Of these events, 53 were small-to-moderate size earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 3.0 to 4.8. 672 earthquakes occurred within the 161-km radius of INL and the majority of these earthquakes were located in active regions of the Basin and Range Province that surrounds the ESRP. There were 10 microearthquakes within the boundary of the ESRP, all of magnitude less than or equal to 2.0. Five of those were located within and near the ESRP at Craters of the Moon National Monument (COM) at mid- and lower-crust depths and are interpreted to be related to fluid movement. Since 1972, INL has recorded 48 small-magnitude, microearthquakes (M = 2.2) within the ESRP (not including COM events) and 22 deep microearthquakes (M = 2.3) in the vicinity of Craters of the Moon National Monument.

  10. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2008

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    S. J. Payne; N. S. Carpenter; J. M. Hodges; R. G. Berg

    2009-09-01

    During 2008, the INL Seismic Monitoring Program evaluated 7,284 earthquakes from around the world, the western United States, and local region of the eastern Snake River Plain. 2,396 earthquakes and man-made blasts were evaluated within the local region outside and within a 161-km (or 100-mile) radius of INL. Of these events, 25 were small to moderate size earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 3.0 to 3.9. 823 earthquakes occurred within the 161-km radius of INL and over 300 events were associated with eight different earthquake swarms which were located in active regions of the Basin and Range Province that surrounds the eastern Snake River Plain. Eight microearthquakes in 2008 of magnitude (M) 2.0 and less were located within the eastern Snake River Plain, seven at or near the Craters of the Moon National Monument and one within the INL boundary. Further analyses of the anomalously deep focal depths (15 to 42 km) and different waveform characteristics of all Craters of the Moon National Monument events (1999-2008) suggest association with magmatic processes. From 1972 to 2008, INL located 36 other small-magnitude microearthquakes (M < 2.0) at depths (< 11 km) within the eastern Snake River Plain and attributes these events to regional tectonic tensional stresses.

  11. Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System

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    Dynamics Model (Technical Report) | SciTech Connect Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics Model Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics Model A system dynamic model was construction to evaluate the water balance for in-situ oil shale conversion. The model is based on a systems dynamics approach and uses the Powersim Studio 9(tm) software package. Three phases of an in

  12. Annual report shows potential INL radiation dose well below safe regulatory

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    limits | Department of Energy report shows potential INL radiation dose well below safe regulatory limits Annual report shows potential INL radiation dose well below safe regulatory limits August 9, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Tim Jackson, DOE-Idaho Operations Office 208-526-8484 The U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho Operations Office reported this month that radiation from the site falls well below limits established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The annual report's

  13. Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System

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    Dynamics Model (Technical Report) | SciTech Connect Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics Model Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage System Dynamics Model A system dynamic model was construction to evaluate the water balance for in-situ oil shale conversion. The model is based on a systems dynamics approach and uses the Powersim Studio 9(tm) software package. Three phases of an in

  14. INL Director Discusses the Future for Nuclear Energy in the United States

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    Grossenbacher, John

    2013-05-28

    Idaho National Laboratory's Director John Grossenbacher explains that the United States should develop its energy policies based on an assessment of the current events at Japan's Fukushima nuclear reactors and the costs and benefits of providing electricity through various energy sources. For more information about INL's nuclear energy research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  15. Viability of Existing INL Facilities for Dry Storage Cask Handling R1

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    This report evaluates existing capabilities at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to determine if a practical and cost effective method could be developed for handling and opening full-sized dry storage casks in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's plan for confirmatory dry storage project for high burnup fuel.

  16. Microsoft Word - 06-1532dsm ltr to Zappe INL-CCP RH A-07-16 Report.doc

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    2, 2006 Mr. Steve Zappe, Project Leader Hazardous Waste Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Bldg. 1 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-6303 Subject: Audit Report A-07-16 for INL/CCP RH Waste Characterization Activities Dear Mr. Zappe: This letter transmits the Idaho National Laboratory /Central Characterization Project (INL/CCP) - Remote Handled (RH) Waste Characterization (Acceptable Knowledge and Visual Examination) Activities Audit A-07-16. The report contains the

  17. Quantitative Assessment of Detection Frequency for the INL Ambient Air Monitoring Network

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    A. Jeffrey Sondrup; Arthur S. Rood

    2014-11-01

    A quantitative assessment of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) air monitoring network was performed using frequency of detection as the performance metric. The INL air monitoring network consists of 37 low-volume air samplers in 31 different locations. Twenty of the samplers are located on INL (onsite) and 17 are located off INL (offsite). Detection frequencies were calculated using both BEA and ESER laboratory minimum detectable activity (MDA) levels. The CALPUFF Lagrangian puff dispersion model, coupled with 1 year of meteorological data, was used to calculate time-integrated concentrations at sampler locations for a 1-hour release of unit activity (1 Ci) for every hour of the year. The unit-activity time-integrated concentration (TICu) values were calculated at all samplers for releases from eight INL facilities. The TICu values were then scaled and integrated for a given release quantity and release duration. All facilities modeled a ground-level release emanating either from the center of the facility or at a point where significant emissions are possible. In addition to ground-level releases, three existing stacks at the Advanced Test Reactor Complex, Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center, and Material and Fuels Complex were also modeled. Meteorological data from the 35 stations comprising the INL Mesonet network, data from the Idaho Falls Regional airport, upper air data from the Boise airport, and three-dimensional gridded data from the weather research forecasting model were used for modeling. Three representative radionuclides identified as key radionuclides in INLs annual National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants evaluations were considered for the frequency of detection analysis: Cs-137 (beta-gamma emitter), Pu-239 (alpha emitter), and Sr-90 (beta emitter). Source-specific release quantities were calculated for each radionuclide, such that the maximum inhalation dose at any publicly accessible sampler or the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants maximum exposed individual location (i.e., Frenchmans Cabin) was no more than 0.1 mrem yr1 (i.e., 1% of the 10 mrem yr1 standard). Detection frequencies were calculated separately for the onsite and offsite monitoring network. As expected, detection frequencies were generally less for the offsite sampling network compared to the onsite network. Overall, the monitoring network is very effective at detecting the potential releases of Cs-137 or Sr-90 from all sources/facilities using either the ESER or BEA MDAs. The network was less effective at detecting releases of Pu-239. Maximum detection frequencies for Pu-239 using ESER MDAs ranged from 27.4 to 100% for onsite samplers and 3 to 80% for offsite samplers. Using BEA MDAs, the maximum detection frequencies for Pu-239 ranged from 2.1 to 100% for onsite samplers and 0 to 5.9% for offsite samplers. The only release that was not detected by any of the samplers under any conditions was a release of Pu-239 from the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center main stack (CPP-708). The methodology described in this report could be used to improve sampler placement and detection frequency, provided clear performance objectives are defined.

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-004 R1.doc

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    04 R1 SECTION A. Project Description: High Density Fuel Material for Light Water Reactors (LWRs) SECTION B. Project Description: This project proposes to install glove boxes, laboratory equipment and laboratory hoods in the east wing of the Experimental Fuels Facility (EFF), building 794, at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The building was previously known as the Contaminated Equipment Storage Building (CESB). The purpose of this project is to

  19. INL receives GreenGov Presidential Award for fleet fuel efficiency improvements

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    2013-05-28

    Idaho National Laboratory has received a 2010 GreenGov Presidential Award for outstanding achievement in fuel efficiency in its bus and automotive fleets. The award was presented today in Washington, D.C., as part of a three-day symposium on improving sustainability and energy efficiency across the federal government. Lots more content like this is available at INL's facebook page http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  20. INL Stand-Off Experiment Range will support critical national security

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    missions INL Stand-Off Experiment Range will support critical national security missions Idaho Falls, ID - The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact stemming from an environmental assessment it performed to examine the potential environmental impacts of operating a Stand-Off Experiment Range at Idaho National Laboratory. "The Stand-Off Experiment Range will enable important research and development on linear accelerator-based systems for the detection

  1. INL Director Explains How the National Labs Are Assisting With Japan's Nuclear Crisis

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    Grossenbacher, John

    2013-05-28

    Idaho National Laboratory's Director John Grossenbacher discusses the types of nuclear expertise and capabilities that exist within the U.S. Department of Energy's national labs to assist with the Japan nuclear crisis. He also explains how the labs will provide long-term research that will uncover lessons learned from the Fukushima nuclear plants. For more information about INL's nuclear energy research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  2. From: Adams, Charlie To: Regulatory.Review Cc: Stern, Jim; Parker, Mike; Dana, Paul; Josh Greene; Frank Stanonik; Neil Rolph; Schuh, Darrell; Roy Smith; Dan

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    Adams, Charlie To: Regulatory.Review Cc: Stern, Jim; Parker, Mike; Dana, Paul; Josh Greene; Frank Stanonik; Neil Rolph; Schuh, Darrell; Roy Smith; Dan Snyder; Berning, Dave Subject: EO 13563 Preliminary Plan comments from A.O. Smith Corporation Date: Monday, August 01, 2011 2:59:51 PM A.O. Smith Corporation Response to Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules A.O. Smith Corporation is the largest manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment in the

  3. Final Report - Assessment of Testing Options for the NTR at the INL

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    Howe, Steven D; McLing, Travis L; McCurry, Michael; Plummer, Mitchell A

    2013-02-01

    One of the main technologies that can be developed to dramatically enhance the human exploration of space is the nuclear thermal rocket (NTR). Several studies over the past thirty years have shown that the NTR can reduce the cost of a lunar outpost, reduce the risk of a human mission to Mars, enable fast transits for most missions throughout the solar system, and reduce the cost and time for robotic probes to deep space. Three separate committees of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences have recommended that NASA develop the NTR. One of the primary issues in development of the NTR is the ability to verify a flight ready unit. Three main methods can be used to validate safe operation of a NTR: 1) Full power, full duration test in an above ground facility that scrubs the rocket exhaust clean of any fission products; 2) Full power , full duration test using the Subsurface Active Filtering of Exhaust (SAFE) technique to capture the exhaust in subsurface strata; 3) Test of the reactor fuel at temperature and power density in a driver reactor with subsequent first test of the fully integrated NTR in space. The first method, the above ground facility, has been studied in the past. The second method, SAFE, has been examined for application at the Nevada Test Site. The third method relies on the fact that the Nuclear Furnace series of tests in 1971 showed that the radioactive exhaust coming from graphite based fuel for the NTR could be completely scrubbed of fission products and the clean hydrogen flared into the atmosphere. Under funding from the MSFC, the Center for Space Nuclear Research (CSNR) at the Idaho National laboratory (INL) has completed a reexamination of Methods 2 and 3 for implementation at the INL site. In short, the effort performed the following: 1) Assess the geology of the INL site and determine a location suitable SAFE testing; 2) Perform calculations of gas transport throughout the geology; 3) Produce a cost estimate of a non-nuclear , sub-scale test using gas injection to validate the computational models; 4) Produce a preliminary cost estimate to build a nuclear furnace equivalent facility to test NTR fuel on a green field location on the INL site. The results show that the INL geology is substantially better suited to the SAFE testing method than the NTS site. The existence of impermeable interbeds just above the sub-surface aquifer ensure that no material from the test, radioactive or not, can enter the water table. Similar beds located just below the surface will prevent any gaseous products from reaching the surface for dispersion. The extremely high permeability of the strata between the interbeds allows rapid dispersion of the rocket exhaust. In addition, the high permeability suggests that a lower back-pressure may develop in the hole against the rocket thrust, which increases safety of operations. Finally, the cost of performing a sub-scale, non-nuclear verification experiment was determined to be $3M. The third method was assessed through discussions with INL staff resident at the site. In essence, any new Category I facility on any DOE site will cost in excess of $250M. Based on the results of this study, a cost estimate for testing a nuclear rocket at the INL site appears to be warranted. Given the fact that a new nuclear fuel may be possible that does not release any fission products, the SAFE testing option appears to be the most affordable.

  4. Fact #909: January 25, 2016 Workplace Charging Accounts for About a Third of All Plug-in Vehicle Charging Sessions in the INL EV Project Study- Dataset

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    Excel file and dataset for Workplace Charging Accounts for About a Third of All Plug-in Vehicle Charging Sessions in the INL EV Project Study

  5. Jim Hoffman- Biography

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    Mr. Hoffman has over 30 years experience in the nuclear industry. He served in the U.S. Navy in submarine reactor operations and concluded his naval career as a ship repair officer managing reactor plant repair, including de-fueling and decommissioning operations at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

  6. SECOND GENERATION EXPERIMENTAL EQUIPMENT DESIGN TO SUPPORT VOLOXIDATION TESTING AT INL

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    Dennis L. Wahlquit; Kenneth J. Bateman; Brian R. Westphal

    2008-05-01

    Voloxidation is a potential head-end process used prior to aqueous or pyrochemical spent-oxide-fuel treatment. The spent oxide fuel is heated to an elevated temperature in oxygen or air to promote separation of the fuel from the cladding as well as volatize the fission products. The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) have been collaborating on voloxidation research through a joint International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (I-NERI). A new furnace and off-gas trapping system (OTS) with enhanced capability was necessary to perform further testing. The design criteria for the OTS were jointly agreed upon by INL and KAERI. First, the equipment must accommodate the use of spent nuclear fuel and be capable of operating in the Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) at the INL. This primarily means the furnace and OTS must be remotely operational and maintainable. The system requires special filters and distinctive temperature zones so that the fission products can be uniquely captured. The OTS must be sealed to maximize the amount of fission products captured. Finally, to accommodate the largest range of operating conditions, the OTS must be capable of handling high temperatures and various oxidizing environments. The constructed system utilizes a vertical split-tube furnace with four independently controlled zones. One zone is capable of reaching 1200C to promote the release of volatile fission products. The three additional zones that capture fission products can be controlled to operate between 100-1100C. A detailed description of the OTS will be presented as well as some initial background information on high temperature seal options.

  7. Use of SUSA in Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis for INL VHTR Coupled Codes

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    Gerhard Strydom

    2010-06-01

    The need for a defendable and systematic Uncertainty and Sensitivity approach that conforms to the Code Scaling, Applicability, and Uncertainty (CSAU) process, and that could be used for a wide variety of software codes, was defined in 2008.The GRS (Gesellschaft fr Anlagen und Reaktorsicherheit) company of Germany has developed one type of CSAU approach that is particularly well suited for legacy coupled core analysis codes, and a trial version of their commercial software product SUSA (Software for Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses) was acquired on May 12, 2010. This interim milestone report provides an overview of the current status of the implementation and testing of SUSA at the INL VHTR Project Office.

  8. FY-12 INL KR CAPTURE ACTIVITIES SUPPORTING THE OFF-GAS SIGMA TEAM

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    Troy G. Garn; Mitchell R. Greenhalgh; Jack D Law

    2012-08-01

    Tasks performed this year by INL Kr capture off-gas team members can be segregated into three separate task sub-sections which include: 1) The development and testing of a new engineered form sorbent, 2) An initial NDA gamma scan effort performed on the drum containing the Legacy Kr-85 sample materials, and 3) Collaborative research efforts with PNNL involving the testing of the Ni-DOBDC MOF and an initial attempt to make powdered chalcogel material into an engineered form using our binding process. This document describes the routes to success for the three task sub-sections.

  9. L3:AMA.RX.P4.01 Hongbin Zhang INL

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    AMA.RX.P4.01 Hongbin Zhang INL Completed: 1/31/12 CASL-U-2012-0011-000 Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs CASL-U-2012-0011-000 Power Uprate Limitation Assessment Milestone Deliverable - AMA.RX.P4.01 1 Introduction This is a follow-on task of an AMA Level 3 milestone (AMA.RX.P3.01) delivered during POR- 3 to further assess the LWR power uprate limitations and align CASL work to facilitate additional power uprates. A power uprate workshop was held at ORNL in September 2011. A comprehensive

  10. After Action Report:Idaho National Laboratory (INL) 2014 Multiple Facility Beyond Design Basis (BDBE) Evaluated Drill October 21, 2014

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    V. Scott Barnes

    2014-12-01

    On October 21, 2014, Idaho National Laboratory (INL), in coordination with local jurisdictions, and Department of Energy (DOE) Idaho Operations Office (DOE ID) conducted an evaluated drill to demonstrate the ability to implement the requirements of DOE O 151.1C, “Comprehensive Emergency Management System” when responding to a beyond design basis event (BDBE) scenario as outlined in the Office of Health, Safety, and Security Operating Experience Level 1 letter (OE-1: 2013-01). The INL contractor, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA), in coordination with CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC (CWI), and Idaho Treatment Group LLC (ITG), successfully demonstrated appropriate response measures to mitigate a BDBE event that would impact multiple facilities across the INL while protecting the health and safety of personnel, the environment, and property. Offsite response organizations participated to demonstrate appropriate response measures.

  11. Evaluation of Storage for Transportation Equipment, Unfueled Convertors, and Fueled Convertors at the INL for the Radioisotope Power Systems Program

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    S. G. Johnson; K. L. Lively

    2010-05-01

    This report contains an evaluation of the storage conditions required for several key components and/or systems of the Radioisotope Power Systems (RPS) Program at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). These components/systems (transportation equipment, i.e., type B shipping casks and the radioisotope thermo-electric generator transportation systems (RTGTS), the unfueled convertors, i.e., multi-hundred watt (MHW) and general purpose heat source (GPHS) RTGs, and fueled convertors of several types) are currently stored in several facilities at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) site. For various reasons related to competing missions, inherent growth of the RPS mission at the INL and enhanced efficiency, it is necessary to evaluate their current storage situation and recommend the approach that should be pursued going forward for storage of these vital RPS components and systems. The reasons that drive this evaluation include, but are not limited to the following: 1) conflict with other missions at the INL of higher priority, 2) increasing demands from the INL RPS Program that exceed the physical capacity of the current storage areas and 3) the ability to enhance our current capability to care for our equipment, decrease maintenance costs and increase the readiness posture of the systems.

  12. INL Results for Phases I and III of the OECD/NEA MHTGR-350 Benchmark

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    Gerhard Strydom; Javier Ortensi; Sonat Sen; Hans Hammer

    2013-09-01

    The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) Technology Development Office (TDO) Methods Core Simulation group led the construction of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Modular High Temperature Reactor (MHTGR) 350 MW benchmark for comparing and evaluating prismatic VHTR analysis codes. The benchmark is sponsored by the OECD's Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), and the project will yield a set of reference steady-state, transient, and lattice depletion problems that can be used by the Department of Energy (DOE), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and vendors to assess their code suits. The Methods group is responsible for defining the benchmark specifications, leading the data collection and comparison activities, and chairing the annual technical workshops. This report summarizes the latest INL results for Phase I (steady state) and Phase III (lattice depletion) of the benchmark. The INSTANT, Pronghorn and RattleSnake codes were used for the standalone core neutronics modeling of Exercise 1, and the results obtained from these codes are compared in Section 4. Exercise 2 of Phase I requires the standalone steady-state thermal fluids modeling of the MHTGR-350 design, and the results for the systems code RELAP5-3D are discussed in Section 5. The coupled neutronics and thermal fluids steady-state solution for Exercise 3 are reported in Section 6, utilizing the newly developed Parallel and Highly Innovative Simulation for INL Code System (PHISICS)/RELAP5-3D code suit. Finally, the lattice depletion models and results obtained for Phase III are compared in Section 7. The MHTGR-350 benchmark proved to be a challenging simulation set of problems to model accurately, and even with the simplifications introduced in the benchmark specification this activity is an important step in the code-to-code verification of modern prismatic VHTR codes. A final OECD/NEA comparison report will compare the Phase I and III results of all other international participants in 2014, while the remaining Phase II transient case results will be reported in 2015.

  13. Summary of TRUEX Radiolysis Testing Using the INL Radiolysis Test Loop

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    Dean R. Peterman; Lonnie G. Olson; Rocklan G. McDowell; Gracy Elias; Jack D. Law

    2012-03-01

    The INL radiolysis and hydrolysis test loop has been used to evaluate the effects of hydrolytic and radiolytic degradation upon the efficacy of the TRUEX flowsheet for the recovery of trivalent actinides and lanthanides from acidic solution. Repeated irradiation and subsequent re-conditioning cycles did result in a significant decrease in the concentration of the TBP and CMPO extractants in the TRUEX solvent and a corresponding decrease in americium and europium extraction distributions. However, the build-up of solvent degradation products upon {gamma}-irradiation, had little impact upon the efficiency of the stripping section of the TRUEX flowsheet. Operation of the TRUEX flowsheet would require careful monitoring to ensure extraction distributions are maintained at acceptable levels.

  14. TRUEX Radiolysis Testing Using the INL Radiolysis Test Loop: FY-2012 Status Report

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    Dean R. Peterman; Lonnie G. Olson; Richard D. Tillotson; Rocklan G. McDowell; Jack D. Law

    2012-09-01

    The INL radiolysis test loop has been used to evaluate the affect of radiolytic degradation upon the efficacy of the strip section of the TRUEX flowsheet for the recovery of trivalent actinides and lanthanides from acidic solution. The nominal composition of the TRUEX solvent used in this study is 0.2 M CMPO and 1.4 M TBP dissolved in n-dodecane and the nominal composition of the TRUEX strip solution is 1.5 M lactic acid and 0.050 M diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid. Gamma irradiation of a mixture of TRUEX process solvent and stripping solution in the test loop does not adversely impact flowsheet performance as measured by stripping americium ratios. The observed increase in americium stripping distribution ratios with increasing absorbed dose indicates the radiolytic production of organic soluble degradation compounds.

  15. Passive and Active Radiation Measurements Capability at the INL Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) Facility

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    Robert Neibert; John Zabriskie; Collin Knight; James L. Jones

    2010-12-01

    The Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) facility is a Department of Energy facility located in the Idaho National Laboratorys (INL) Materials and Fuels Complex. It contains various nuclear and non-nuclear materials that are available to support many radiation measurement assessments. User-selected, single material, nuclear and non-nuclear materials can be readily utilized with ZPPR clamshell containers with almost no criticality concerns. If custom, multi-material configurations are desired, the ZPPR clamshell or an approved aluminum Inspection Object (IO) Box container may be utilized, yet each specific material configuration will require a criticality assessment. As an example of the specialized material configurations possible, the National Nuclear Security Agencys Office of Nuclear Verification (NNSA/NA 243) has sponsored the assembly of six material configurations. These are shown in the Appendixes and have been designated for semi-permanent storage that can be available to support various radiation measurement applications.

  16. Total Absorption Gamma-ray Spectrometer (TAGS) Intensity Distributions from INL's Gamma-Ray Spectrometry Center

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    Greenwood, R. E.

    A 252Cf fission-product source and the INL on-line isotope separator were used to supply isotope-separated fission-product nuclides to a total absorption -ray spectrometer. This spectrometer consisted of a large (25.4-cm diameter x 30.5-cm long) NaI(Tl) detector with a 20.3-cm deep axial well in which is placed a 300-mm2 x 1.0-mm Si detector. The spectra from the NaI(Tl) detector are collected both in the singles mode and in coincidence with the B-events detected in the Si detector. Ideally, this detector would sum all the energy of the B- rays in each cascade following the population of daughter level by B- decay, so that the event could be directly associated with a particular daughter level. However, there are losses of energy from attenuation of the rays before they reach the detector, transmission of rays through the detector, escape of secondary photons from Compton scattering, escape of rays through the detector well, internal conversion, etc., and the measured spectra are thus more complicated than the ideal case and the analysis is more complex. Analysis methods have been developed to simulate all of these processes and thus provide a direct measure of the B- intensity distribution as a function of the excitation energy in the daughter nucleus. These data yield more accurate information on the B- distribution than conventional decay-scheme studies for complex decay schemes with large decay energies, because in the latter there are generally many unobserved and observed but unplaced rays. The TAGS data have been analyzed and published [R. E. Greenwood et al., Nucl Instr. and metho. A390(1997)] for 40 fission product-nuclides to determine the B- intensity distributions. [Copied from the TAGS page at http://www.inl.gov/gammaray/spectrometry/tags.shtml]. Those values are listed on this page for quick reference.

  17. Idaho National Laboratory Ten-year Site Plan (2012 through 2021) -- DOE-NE's National Nuclear Capability -- Developing and Maintaining the INL Infrastructure

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    Cal Ozaki

    2010-06-01

    To meet long-term objectives to transform the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), we are providing an integrated, long-term vision of infrastructure requirements that support research, development and demonstration (RD&D) goals outlined in the DOE strategic plans, including the NE Roadmap and reports such as Facilities for the Future of Nuclear Energy Research: A Twenty-year Outlook. The goal of the INL Ten-year Site Plan (TYSP) is to clearly link RD&D mission goals and INL core capabilities with infrastructure requirements (single and multi-program), establish the 10-year end-state vision for INL complexes, identify and prioritize infrastructure and capability gaps, as well as the most efficient and economic approaches to closing those gaps.

  18. Extended Development Work to Validate a HLW Calcine Waste Form via INL's Cold Crucible Induction Melter

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    James A. King; Vince Maio

    2011-09-01

    To accomplish calcine treatment objectives, the Idaho Clean-up Project contractor, CWI, has chosen to immobilize the calcine in a glass-ceramic via the use of a Hot-Isostatic-Press (HIP); a treatment selection formally documented in a 2010 Record of Decision (ROD). Even though the HIP process may prove suitable for the calcine as specified in the ROD and validated in a number of past value engineering sessions, DOE is evaluating back-up treatment methods for the calcine as a result of the technical, schedule, and cost risk associated with the HIPing process. Consequently DOE HQ has requested DOE ID to make INL's bench-scale cold-crucible induction melter (CCIM) available for investigating its viability as a process alternate to calcine treatment. The waste form is the key component of immobilization of radioactive waste. Providing a solid, stable, and durable material that can be easily be stored is the rationale for immobilization of radioactive waste material in glass, ceramic, or glass-ceramics. Ceramic waste forms offer an alternative to traditional borosilicate glass waste forms. Ceramics can usually accommodate higher waste loadings than borosilicate glass, leading to smaller intermediate and long-term storage facilities. Many ceramic phases are known to possess superior chemical durability as compared to borosilicate glass. However, ceramics are generally multiphase systems containing many minor phase that make characterization and prediction of performance within a repository challenging. Additionally, the technologies employed in ceramic manufacture are typically more complex and expensive. Thus, many have proposed using glass-ceramics as compromise between in the more inexpensive, easier to characterize glass waste forms and the more durable ceramic waste forms. Glass-ceramics have several advantages over traditional borosilicate glasses as a waste form. Borosilicate glasses can inadvertently devitrify, leading to a less durable product that could crack during cooling and crystals may be prone to dissolution. By designing a glass-ceramics, the risks of deleterious effects from devitrification are removed. Furthermore, glass-ceramics have higher mechanical strength and impact strengths and possess greater chemical durability as noted above. Glass-ceramics should provide a waste form with the advantages of glass - ease of manufacture - with improved mechanical properties, thermal stability, and chemical durability. This report will cover aspects relevant for the validation of the CCIM use in the production of glass-ceramic waste forms.

  19. Mastermind: Jim Mikel, Spirit Foundation

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    Better Buildings Residential Network Program Sustainability Mastermind Call: Targeted Workforce Recruitment, Training, and Success in the Market, Call Slides and Discussion Summary, March 13, 2014.

  20. Assessment of Potential Flood Events and Impacts at INL's Proposed Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Sites

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    A. Jeff Sondrup; Annette L. Schafter

    2010-09-01

    Rates, depths, erosion potential, increased subsurface transport rates, and annual exceedance probability for potential flooding scenarios have been evaluated for the on-site alternatives of Idaho National Laboratorys proposed remote handled low-level waste disposal facility. The on-site disposal facility is being evaluated in anticipation of the closure of the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the INL. An assessment of flood impacts are required to meet the Department of Energys Low-Level Waste requirements (DOE-O 435.1), its natural phenomena hazards assessment criteria (DOE-STD-1023-95), and the Radioactive Waste Management Manual (DOE M 435.1-1) guidance in addition to being required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental assessment (EA). Potential sources of water evaluated include those arising from (1) local precipitation events, (2) precipitation events occurring off of the INL (off-site precipitation), and (3) increased flows in the Big Lost River in the event of a Mackay Dam failure. On-site precipitation events include potential snow-melt and rainfall. Extreme rainfall events were evaluated for the potential to create local erosion, particularly of the barrier placed over the disposal facility. Off-site precipitation carried onto the INL by the Big Lost River channel was evaluated for overland migration of water away from the river channel. Off-site precipitation sources evaluated were those occurring in the drainage basin above Mackay Reservoir. In the worst-case scenarios, precipitation occurring above Mackay Dam could exceed the dams capacity, leading to overtopping, and eventually complete dam failure. Mackay Dam could also fail during a seismic event or as a result of mechanical piping. Some of the water released during dam failure, and contributing precipitation, has the potential of being carried onto the INL in the Big Lost River channel. Resulting overland flows from these flood sources were evaluated for their erosion potential, ability to overflow the proposed disposal facility, and for their ability to increase migration of contaminants from the facility. The assessment of available literature suggests that the likelihood of detrimental flood water impacting the proposed RH-LLW facility is extremely low. The annual exceedance probability associated with uncontrolled flows in the Big Lost River impacting either of the proposed sites is 1x10-5, with return interval (RI) of 10,000yrs. The most probable dam failure scenario has an annual exceedance probability of 6.3x10-6 (1.6x105 yr RI). In any of the scenarios generating possible on-site water, the duration is expected to be quite short, water depths are not expected to exceed 0.5 m, and the erosion potential can easily be mitigated by emplacement of a berm (operational period), and an engineered cover (post closure period). Subsurface mobilization of radionuclides was evaluated for a very conservative flooding scenario resulting in 50 cm deep, 30.5 day on-site water. The annual exceedance probability for which is much smaller than 3.6x10-7 (2.8x106 yr RI). For the purposes of illustration, the facility was assumed to flood every 500 years. The periodically recurring flood waters were predicted to marginally increase peak radionuclide fluxes into the aquifer by at most by a factor of three for non-sorbing radionuclides, and to have limited impact on peak radionuclide fluxes into the aquifer for contaminants that do sorb.

  1. Section IV.D.3 for DOE 2013 Annual Report: Novel Phosphazene-based Compounds to Enhance Safety and Stability of Cell Chemistries for High Voltage Applications (INL)

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    Kevin L. Gering; Mason K. Harrup; Eric J. Dufek; Sergiy V. Sazhin; Harry W. Rollins; David K. Jamison; Fred F. Stewart; John Burba

    2013-09-01

    Electrolytes play a central role in performance and aging in most electrochemical systems. As automotive and grid applications place a higher reliance on electrochemical stored energy, it becomes more urgent to have electrolyte components that enable optimal battery performance while promoting battery safety and longevity. Safety remains a foremost concern for widespread utilization of Li-ion technology in electric-drive vehicles, especially as the focus turns to higher voltage systems (5V). This work capitalizes on the long established INL expertise regarding phosphazene chemistry, aimed at battery-viable compounds for electrolytes and electrodes that are highly tolerant to abusive conditions. This report showcases our 2013 work for the DOE applied battery research (ABR) program, wherein testing results are summarized for INL electrolytes and alternative anode materials.

  2. TRU waste inventory collection and work-off plans for the centralization of TRU waste characterization at INL - on your mark - get set - 9410

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    Mctaggert, Jerri Lynne; Lott, Sheila; Gadbury, Casey

    2009-01-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) amended the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Waste Management Program: Treatment and Storage ofTransuranic Waste to centralize transuranic (TRU) waste characterization/certification from fourteen TRU waste sites. This centralization will allow for treatment, characterization and certification ofTRU waste from the fourteen sites, thirteen of which are sites with small quantities ofTRU waste, at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) prior to shipping the waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) for disposal. Centralization ofthis TRU waste will avoid the cost ofbuilding treatment, characterization, certification, and shipping capabilities at each ofthe small quantity sites that currently do not have existing facilities. Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) and Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) will provide centralized shipping facilities, to WIPP, for all ofthe small quantity sites. Hanford, the one large quantity site identified in the ROD, has a large number ofwaste in containers that are overpacked into larger containers which are inefficient for shipment to and disposal at WIPP. The AMWTP at the INL will reduce the volume ofmuch of the CH waste and make it much more efficient to ship and dispose of at WIPP. In addition, the INTEC has a certified remote handled (RH) TRU waste characterization/certification program at INL to disposition TRU waste from the sites identified in the ROD.

  3. Hydraulic and Clean-in-Place Evaluations for a 12.5-cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at INL

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    Troy G. Garn; David H. Meikrantz; Nick R. Mann; Jack D. Law; Terry A. Todd

    2008-09-01

    Hydraulic and Clean-in-Place Evaluations for a 12.5 cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at the INL Troy G. Garn, Dave H. Meikrantz, Nick R. Mann, Jack D. Law, Terry A. Todd Idaho National Laboratory Commercially available, Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACC) are currently being evaluated for processing dissolved nuclear fuel solutions to selectively partition integrated elements using solvent extraction technologies. These evaluations include hydraulic and clean-in-place (CIP) testing of a commercially available 12.5 cm unit. Data from these evaluations is used to support design of future nuclear fuel reprocessing facilities. Hydraulic testing provides contactor throughput performance data on two-phase systems for a wide range of operating conditions. Hydraulic testing results on a simple two-phase oil and water system followed by a 30 % Tributyl phosphate in N-dodecane / nitric acid pair are reported. Maximum total throughputs for this size contactor ranged from 20 to 32 liters per minute without significant other phase carryover. A relatively new contactor design enhancement providing Clean-in-Place capability for ACCs was also investigated. Spray nozzles installed into the central rotor shaft allow the rotor internals to be cleaned, offline. Testing of the solids capture of a diatomaceous earth/water slurry feed followed by CIP testing was performed. Solids capture efficiencies of >95% were observed for all tests and short cold water cleaning pulses proved successful at removing solids from the rotor.

  4. Integrated Operation of INL HYTEST System and High-Temperature Steam Electrolysis for Synthetic Natural Gas Production

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    Carl Marcel Stoots; Lee Shunn; James O'Brien

    2010-06-01

    The primary feedstock for synthetic fuel production is syngas, a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Current hydrogen production technologies rely upon fossil fuels and produce significant quantities of greenhouse gases as a byproduct. This is not a sustainable means of satisfying future hydrogen demands, given the current projections for conventional world oil production and future targets for carbon emissions. For the past six years, the Idaho National Laboratory has been investigating the use of high-temperature steam electrolysis (HTSE) to produce the hydrogen feedstock required for synthetic fuel production. High-temperature electrolysis water-splitting technology, combined with non-carbon-emitting energy sources, can provide a sustainable, environmentally-friendly means of large-scale hydrogen production. Additionally, laboratory facilities are being developed at the INL for testing hybrid energy systems composed of several tightly-coupled chemical processes (HYTEST program). The first such test involved the coupling of HTSE, CO2 separation membrane, reverse shift reaction, and methanation reaction to demonstrate synthetic natural gas production from a feedstock of water and either CO or a simulated flue gas containing CO2. This paper will introduce the initial HTSE and HYTEST testing facilities, overall coupling of the technologies, testing results, and future plans.

  5. INL Laboratory Scale Atomizer

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    C.R. Clark; G.C. Knighton; R.S. Fielding; N.P. Hallinan

    2010-01-01

    A laboratory scale atomizer has been built at the Idaho National Laboratory. This has proven useful for laboratory scale tests and has been used to fabricate fuel used in the RERTR miniplate experiments. This instrument evolved over time with various improvements being made ‘on the fly’ in a trial and error process.

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    research and development and the number of students entering the high-demand field. CAES, a partnership between Idaho Nation- al Laboratory and the state's three public...

  7. INL Tracer Interpretation

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    2007-03-27

    This spreadsheet application is for tracer test analysis. The analyses are based on the first temporal moment of a tracer. The governing equations are briefly discussed, and the individual steps required of the user are outlined. A series of Excel macros written in Visual Basic calculate mean residence time, swept pore volume, and flow-storage geometry from a tracer history.

  8. University Engagement at INL

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    Morrell, Sean Robert; Rynes, Amanda Renee

    2014-07-01

    There are currently over 900 facilities in over 170 countries which fall under International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards. As additional nations look to purse civilian nuclear programs or to expand infrastructure already in place, the number of reactors and accompanying facilities as well as the quantity of material has greatly increased. Due to the breadth of the threat and the burden placed on the IAEA as nuclear applications expand, it has become increasingly important that safeguards professionals have a strong understanding of both the technical and political aspects of nonproliferation starting early in their career. To begin overcoming this challenge, Idaho National Laboratory, has partnered with local universities to deliver a graduate level nuclear engineering course that covers both aspects of the field with a focus on safeguards applications. To date over 60 students across multiple disciplines have participated in this course with many deciding to transition into a nonproliferation area of focus in both their academic and professional careers.

  9. Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Integrated Test Plan and Evaluation Program - DRAFT 3-29-07

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    1-12335 U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Integrated Test Plan and Evaluation Program DRAFT 3-29-07 Donald Karner Roberta Brayer Derek Peterson Mindy Kirkpatrick James Francfort March 2007 The Idaho National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory Operated by Battelle Energy Alliance INL/EXT-01-12335 U.S. Department of Energy FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies

  10. Evaluation of Groundwater Impacts to Support the National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment for the INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project

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    Annette Schafer; Arthur S. Rood; A. Jeffrey Sondrup

    2011-12-01

    The groundwater impacts have been analyzed for the proposed RH-LLW disposal facility. A four-step analysis approach was documented and applied. This assessment compared the predicted groundwater ingestion dose to the more restrictive of either the 25 mrem/yr all pathway dose performance objective, or the maximum contaminant limit performance objective. The results of this analysis indicate that the groundwater impacts for either proposed facility location are expected to be less than the performance objectives. The analysis was prepared to support the NEPA-EA for the top two ranking of the proposed RH-LLW sites. As such, site-specific conditions were incorporated for each set of results generated. These site-specific conditions were included to account for the transport of radionuclides through the vadose zone and through the aquifer at each site. Site-specific parameters included the thickness of vadose zone sediments and basalts, moisture characteristics of the sediments, and aquifer velocity. Sorption parameters (Kd) were assumed to be very conservative values used in Track II analysis of CERCLA sites at INL. Infiltration was also conservatively assumed to represent higher rates corresponding to disturbed soil conditions. The results of this analysis indicate that the groundwater impacts for either proposed facility location are expected to be less than the performance objectives.

  11. Evaluation of Groundwater Impacts to Support the National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment for the INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project

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    Annette Schafer; Arthur S. Rood; A. Jeffrey Sondrup

    2010-08-01

    The groundwater impacts have been analyzed for the proposed RH-LLW disposal facility. A four-step analysis approach was documented and applied. This assessment compared the predicted groundwater ingestion dose to the more restrictive of either the 25 mrem/yr all pathway dose performance objective, or the maximum contaminant limit performance objective. The results of this analysis indicate that the groundwater impacts for either proposed facility location are expected to be less than the performance objectives. The analysis was prepared to support the NEPA-EA for the top two ranking of the proposed RH-LLW sites. As such, site-specific conditions were incorporated for each set of results generated. These site-specific conditions were included to account for the transport of radionuclides through the vadose zone and through the aquifer at each site. Site-specific parameters included the thickness of vadose zone sediments and basalts, moisture characteristics of the sediments, and aquifer velocity. Sorption parameters (Kd) were assumed to be very conservative values used in Track II analysis of CERCLA sites at INL. Infiltration was also conservatively assumed to represent higher rates corresponding to disturbed soil conditions. The results of this analysis indicate that the groundwater impacts for either proposed facility location are expected to be less than the performance objectives.

  12. Evaluation of Groundwater Impacts to Support the National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment for the INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project

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    Annette Schafer; Arthur S. Rood; A. Jeffrey Sondrup

    2011-08-01

    The groundwater impacts have been analyzed for the proposed RH-LLW disposal facility. A four-step analysis approach was documented and applied. This assessment compared the predicted groundwater ingestion dose to the more restrictive of either the 25 mrem/yr all pathway dose performance objective, or the maximum contaminant limit performance objective. The results of this analysis indicate that the groundwater impacts for either proposed facility location are expected to be less than the performance objectives. The analysis was prepared to support the NEPA-EA for the top two ranking of the proposed RH-LLW sites. As such, site-specific conditions were incorporated for each set of results generated. These site-specific conditions were included to account for the transport of radionuclides through the vadose zone and through the aquifer at each site. Site-specific parameters included the thickness of vadose zone sediments and basalts, moisture characteristics of the sediments, and aquifer velocity. Sorption parameters (Kd) were assumed to be very conservative values used in Track II analysis of CERCLA sites at INL. Infiltration was also conservatively assumed to represent higher rates corresponding to disturbed soil conditions. The results of this analysis indicate that the groundwater impacts for either proposed facility location are expected to be less than the performance objectives.

  13. Summary of Conceptual Models and Data Needs to Support the INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Performance Assessment and Composite Analysis

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    A. Jeff Sondrup; Annette L. Schafter; Arthur S. Rood

    2010-09-01

    An overview of the technical approach and data required to support development of the performance assessment, and composite analysis are presented for the remote handled low-level waste disposal facility on-site alternative being considered at Idaho National Laboratory. Previous analyses and available data that meet requirements are identified and discussed. Outstanding data and analysis needs are also identified and summarized. The on-site disposal facility is being evaluated in anticipation of the closure of the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the INL. An assessment of facility performance and of the composite performance are required to meet the Department of Energys Low-Level Waste requirements (DOE Order 435.1, 2001) which stipulate that operation and closure of the disposal facility will be managed in a manner that is protective of worker and public health and safety, and the environment. The corresponding established procedures to ensure these protections are contained in DOE Manual 435.1-1, Radioactive Waste Management Manual (DOE M 435.1-1 2001). Requirements include assessment of (1) all-exposure pathways, (2) air pathway, (3) radon, and (4) groundwater pathway doses. Doses are computed from radionuclide concentrations in the environment. The performance assessment and composite analysis are being prepared to assess compliance with performance objectives and to establish limits on concentrations and inventories of radionuclides at the facility and to support specification of design, construction, operation and closure requirements. Technical objectives of the PA and CA are primarily accomplished through the development of an establish inventory, and through the use of predictive environmental transport models implementing an overarching conceptual framework. This document reviews the conceptual model, inherent assumptions, and data required to implement the conceptual model in a numerical framework. Available site-specific data and data sources are then addressed. Differences in required analyses and data are captured as outstanding data needs.

  14. INL Subsurface Wireless Sensor Platform

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    Dennis C. Kunerth; John M. Svoboda; James T. Johnson

    2005-10-01

    The Idaho National Laboratory is developing a versatile micro-power sensor interface platform for periodic subsurface sensing of environmental variables important to waste disposal sites such as volumetric moisture, water potential, and temperature. The key characteristics of the platform architecture are that the platform is passive until externally energized --no internal power source is required -- and that it communicates with a "reader" via short-range telemetry - no wires penetrate the subsurface. Other significant attributes include the potential for a long service life and a compact size that makes it well suited for retrofitting existing landfill structures. Functionally, the sensor package is "read" by a short-range induction coil that activates and powers the sensor platform as well as detects the sensor output via a radio frequency signal generated by the onboard programmable interface controller microchip. As a result, the platform has a functional subsurface communication range of approximately 10 to 12 ft. and can only accept sensors that require low power to operate.

  15. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL Communications

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    Communications and Public Affairs Tour Tracker PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for reqUirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may

  16. INL Vision and Strategy 2015

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    Pillai, Rekha Sukamar

    2015-10-01

    This Laboratory vision and strategy presents INL’s vision and strategy for the Laboratory and is our introduction to a special place dedicated to improving our nation’s energy security future.

  17. A Brief Review of Past INL Work Assessing Radionuclide Content in TMI-2 Melted Fuel Debris: The Use of 144Ce as a Surrogate for Pu Accountancy

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    D. L. Chichester; S. J. Thompson

    2013-09-01

    This report serves as a literature review of prior work performed at Idaho National Laboratory, and its predecessor organizations Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) and Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), studying radionuclide partitioning within the melted fuel debris of the reactor of the Three Mile Island 2 (TMI-2) nuclear power plant. The purpose of this review is to document prior published work that provides supporting evidence of the utility of using 144Ce as a surrogate for plutonium within melted fuel debris. When the TMI-2 accident occurred no quantitative nondestructive analysis (NDA) techniques existed that could assay plutonium in the unconventional wastes from the reactor. However, unpublished work performed at INL by D. W. Akers in the late 1980s through the 1990s demonstrated that passive gamma-ray spectrometry of 144Ce could potentially be used to develop a semi-quantitative correlation for estimating plutonium content in these materials. The fate and transport of radioisotopes in fuel from different regions of the core, including uranium, fission products, and actinides, appear to be well characterized based on the maximum temperature reached by fuel in different parts of the core and the melting point, boiling point, and volatility of those radioisotopes. Also, the chemical interactions between fuel, fuel cladding, control elements, and core structural components appears to have played a large role in determining when and how fuel relocation occurred in the core; perhaps the most important of these reaction appears to be related to the formation of mixed-material alloys, eutectics, in the fuel cladding. Because of its high melting point, low volatility, and similar chemical behavior to plutonium, the element cerium appears to have behaved similarly to plutonium during the evolution of the TMI-2 accident. Anecdotal evidence extrapolated from open-source literature strengthens this logical feasibility for using cerium, which is rather easy to analyze using passive nondestructive analysis gamma-ray spectrometry, as a surrogate for plutonium in the final analysis of TMI-2 melted fuel debris. The generation of this report is motivated by the need to perform nuclear material accountancy measurements on the melted fuel debris that will be excavated from the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, which were destroyed by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. Lessons may be taken from prior U.S. work related to the study of the TMI-2 core debris to support the development of new assay methods for use at Fukushima Daiichi. While significant differences exist between the two reactor systems (pressurized water reactor (TMI-2) versus boiling water reactor (FD), fresh water post-accident cooing (TMI-2) versus salt water (FD), maintained containment (TMI-2) versus loss of containment (FD)) there remain sufficient similarities to motivate these comparisons.

  18. Impacts on Society Workshop, Spring 2011 Jim Hurrell 54 ENVIRONMENTAL

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    This proposal is to support the travel costs of non-NCAR participants in this planning workshop. University Corporation for Atmospheric Research USDOE Office of Science...

  19. Mastermind: Jim Mikel, Spirit Foundation | Department of Energy

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    Mastermind Session: Connecting the Dots Between the Real Estate Market and Residential Energy Efficiency Mastermind Session: Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation Mastermind...

  20. COMMISSIONERS AL LITTLEFIELD, PRESIDENT JIM COOK, VICE PRESIDENT

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    SECRETARY OFFICERS AND STAFF DAVID L. JOHNSON, P.E. GENERALMANAGER JULIA A. ANDERSON, AUDITOR MARK E.FREDLUND, TREASURER GREGORY J. PETERKA ENGINEERING MANAGER PUBLIC...

  1. Jim Wells County, Texas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    Wells County, Texas: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 27.7841718, -98.0465185 Show Map Loading map... "minzoom":false,"mappingse...

  2. By Kortny Rolston, INL Communications T

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    Dissolution and Separation of Lanthanides, Actinides, and Fission Products 202,869 In CAES you didn't know... Like the rest of the country, the state of Idaho has struggled...

  3. Microsoft Word - INL-15-033.docx

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-752 Analytical Laboratory (AL) Casting Laboratory Glovebox Heat Detection SECTION B. Project Description: The glovebox heat detection and fire alarm system in the Material and Fuels Complex (MFC) Analytical Laboratory's (building MFC- 752) Casting Lab needs to be replaced to meet requirements of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) "National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code," NFPA-72. The proposed action would

  4. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL Manchester Software

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    Manchester Software 1099 Reporting PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program. Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be

  5. INL Researchers Advance Detection of Brucellosis

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    Roberto, Frank; Newby, Deborah

    2010-01-08

    What do cattle ranchers in the greater Yellowstone region have in common with British soldiers garrisoned on the island of Malta in the late 1800s? Hint: it's a pathogen that starts with the letter B. It's Brucella Abortus.

  6. INL SMR DRAFT 1.12.2016

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    USE PERMIT NO. DE-NE700065 i Table of Contents I. RECITALS ........................................................................................................................................... 1 II. DEFINITIONS ...................................................................................................................................... 3 III. AUTHORITY AND USE AUTHORIZED ...................................................................................... 4 A. Authority:

  7. INL Success Stories - Energy Innovation Portal

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    Graphic of a full-grown tree with many leaves. Idaho National Laboratory Success Stories These success stories highlight some of the effective licensing and partnership activity between Idaho National Laboratory and industry. Success Stories 1 Success Stories Category Title and Abstract Company / Laboratories Date Advanced Materials High Strength Nano-Structured Steel The NanoSteel Company Complex modern challenges are driving new industrial market demands for metal alloys with properties and

  8. INL_Poster_11-G00419.pdf

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  9. INL Equipment to Aid Regional Response Team

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    transferred are a Crossley Custom Bomb Trailer for transporting suspect devices to a safe location, and a 3500 GVWR trailer for transporting equipment. Editorial Date November 28...

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-008 _INL-12-032_.doc

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-1710 Radioactive Materials Storage Area SECTION B. Project Description: Provide a brief but thorough description of the project or action, including the type of action (for example, new activity or facility, construction, process or facility modification, maintenance, research and development, work for others), description of activities, work phases, location of work activity (include a map or diagram, if appropriate), purpose and need (what is

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-002 _INL-13-008_.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Near Term Remote Monitoring and Management Project SECTION B. Project Description: This project provides for the capability to monitor reactor conditions and to take mitigative actions from two locations outside of the ATR confinement if the reactor control room must be evacuated. The two selected locations are the Process Control Room (PCR) in room 121 of the ATR building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 and in rooms 114/115 of the Emergency

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-003 _INL-13-010_.docx

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    03 SECTION A. Descriptive Information: Decontamination Shower in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-605 SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this project is to install a decontamination shower into TRA-605 (Warm Waste Treatment Facility) to provide a way of decontaminating individuals that have become radiologically contaminated while performing their duties in TRA-605. The decontamination shower will be a "water on demand system" that will only require water flow for decontamination of

  13. High Temperature Electrolysis for Efficient Hydrogen Production from Nuclear Energy

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    High Temperature Electrolysis for Efficient Hydrogen Production from Nuclear Energy - INL Research Program Summary Jim O'Brien Idaho National Laboratory Electrolytic Hydrogen Production Workshop National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, CO February 27-28, 2014 NGNP/VHTR Concept for Large-Scale Centralized Nuclear Hydrogen Production based on High-Temperature Steam Electrolysis * Directly coupled to high-temperature gas-cooled reactor for electrical power and process heat * 600 MWth reactor

  14. Management Overview

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    Advanced Ferritic Steels for Fast Reactor Cladding Stuart A. Maloy Advanced Reactor Core Materials Technical Lead for Advanced Fuels Campaign Los Alamos National Laboratory 2 Contributors  LANL: Tarik Saleh, Toby Romero, Matthew Quintana, Bill Crooks, Ed Garcia, Osman Anderoglu, E. Aydogan, Ming Tang, Eric Olivas  PNNL: Mychailo Toloczko, David Senor, Curt Lavender, T. S. Byun  INL: Jim Cole, Randy Fielding, Jian Gan, Mitch Meyer, Bulent H. Sencer, Emmanuel Perez, Michael Teague 

  15. Mr. Jim Raba U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies...

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    ... projected increase would account for expected price mark-ups.) Going through the value chain and assuming a small 200 HP gas gathering compressor we can estimate that if premium ...

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    Reporting Lead 301-903-6870 John Ballard* DOE Lead, Training Lead 301-903-0092 Pat Smith* NRC Lead 301- 903-6860 Len Myers * Special RequestsDIMSForeign Obligations...

  17. Application for Presidential Permit OE Docket No. PP-371 Northern Pass: Comments from Jim Cannon

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    Application from Northern Pass to construct, operate and maintain electric transmission facilities at the U.S. - Canada Border.

  18. Dr. James (Jim) Rustad | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)

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    He has been a visiting scientist at Forschungzentrum Karlsruhe, and served on the editorial board for Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Education: Ph.D., Geophysics, University...

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    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    AT THE MEETING 6 Len Myers Special Reports , Financial Reports, Data Analysis Pat Smith Reporting and reconciliation for NRC facilities Karen Antizzo NMMSS daily operations: ...

  20. Response to requests in Mrs. Drey's letter dated October 4, 1990, to Jim McKee.

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  1. File:INL-geothermal-hi.pdf | Open Energy Information

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    hi.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage Hawaii Geothermal Resources Size of this preview: 748 600 pixels. Full resolution (4,566 3,660 pixels, file...

  2. Space Nuclear Program INL's role in energizing exploration

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    Idaho National Laboratory

    2008-04-22

    Idaho National Laboratory is helping make space exploration possible with the development of radioisotope power systems, which can work in areas too harsh and too isolated in space where the suns rays cannot be used for energy.

  3. NEAMS Experimental Support for Code Validation, INL FY2009

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    G. Youinou; G. Palmiotti; M. Salvatore; C. Rabiti

    2009-09-01

    The goal is for all modeling and simulation tools to be demonstrated accurate and reliable through a formal Verification and Validation (V&V) process, especially where such tools are to be used to establish safety margins and support regulatory compliance, or to design a system in a manner that reduces the role of expensive mockups and prototypes. Whereas the Verification part of the process does not rely on experiment, the Validation part, on the contrary, necessitates as many relevant and precise experimental data as possible to make sure the models reproduce reality as closely as possible. Hence, this report presents a limited selection of experimental data that could be used to validate the codes devoted mainly to Fast Neutron Reactor calculations in the US. Emphasis has been put on existing data for thermal-hydraulics, fuel and reactor physics. The principles of a new smart experiment that could be used to improve our knowledge of neutron cross-sections are presented as well. In short, it consists in irradiating a few milligrams of actinides and analyzing the results with Accelerator Mass Spectroscopy to infer the neutron cross-sections. Finally, the wealth of experimental data relevant to Fast Neutron Reactors in the US should not be taken for granted and efforts should be put on saving these 30-40 years old data and on making sure they are validation-worthy, i.e. that the experimental conditions and uncertainties are well documented.

  4. The INL and the Snake River Plain Aquifer

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    Reactor Area), the Radioactive Waste Management Complex, the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (formerly known as the Idaho Chemical Processing Plant) and the Central...

  5. File:INL-geothermal-ca.pdf | Open Energy Information

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  6. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Sitewide Institutional Controls Plan

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    W. L. Jolley

    2006-07-27

    On November 9, 2002, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality approved the Record of Decision Experimental Breeder Reactor-I/Boiling Water Reactor Experiment Area and Miscellaneous Sites, which requires a Sitewide Institutional Controls Plan for the then Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (now known as the Idaho National Laboratory). This document, first issued in June 2004, fulfilled that requirement. The revision is needed to provide an update as remedial actions are completed and new areas of concern are found. This Sitewide Institutional Controls Plan is based on guidance in the May 3, 1999, EPA Region 10 Final Policy on the Use of Institutional Controls at Federal Facilities; the September 29, 2000, EPA guidance Institutional Controls: A Site Manager's Guide to Identifying, Evaluating, and Selecting Institutional Controls at Superfund and RCRA Corrective Action Cleanups; and the April 9, 2003, DOE Policy 454.1, "Use of Institutional Controls." These policies establish measures that ensure short- and long-term effectiveness of institutional controls that protect human health and the environment at federal facility sites undergoing remedial action pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and/or corrective action pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The site-specific institutional controls currently in place at the Idaho National Laboratory are documented in this Sitewide Institutional Controls Plan. This plan is being updated, along with the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Comprehensive Facilities and Land Use Plan, to reflect the progress of remedial activities and changes in CERCLA sites.

  7. Microsoft Word - DIOE-ID-INL-14-026.docx

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Radiochemistry Laboratory (RCL) Supply Intake Filter Housing SECTION B. Project Description: The Radiochemistry Laboratory (RCL) air supply system does not adequately filter the fresh air drawn into the facility. Additional filtration on the fresh air supply is needed. The proposed action includes the following:  Add filter housing to RCL supply system which would be capable of 12,000 actual cubic feet per minute (ACFM).  Add differential gauges across the

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-002.doc

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Facility Construction and Modification in Support of the Material Security and Consolidation Project. SECTION B. Project Description: Additional onsite storage capabilities that meet anticipated security requirements are needed to support the accelerated processing of Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II) spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and the potential growth of research and development activities. DOE is accelerating the processing of the highly enriched EBR-II SNF to

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-003.doc

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Specific Manufacturing Capability (SMC) Incinerator and Propane Tank System Removal SECTION B. Project Description The project will dismantle and remove the Specific Manufacturing Capability (SMC) refuse incinerator, the eighteen foot stack, and the associated propane tank system. All propane will be removed from the tank prior to physical removal. The incinerator is located on a cement slab approximately 20 meters northeast of building TAN-681 and is within the

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-008.doc

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Parking area expansion along road to Range #7 SECTION B. Project Description: Additional parking is needed during breacher training and other demonstration activities on range #7 to accommodate access by emergency response vehicles. Historically, participants have parked their vehicles on the gravel road leading to range #7 which restricts access to emergency response vehicles. The proposed action is to "grub" out an area of approximately 0.06 acres (about

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-010.doc

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    1-010 SECTION A. Project Title: Special Manufacturing Complex (SMC) Line 1 Deactivation, Decontamination, and Decommissioning (DD&D) SECTION B. Project Description: This project proposes DD&D of Test Area North (TAN) 629, Line 1 to remove obsolete, out-of-service production equipment. Work will involve the removal of the inspection station, material transporters, laser water chiller, and laser. Associated electrical connections, utility piping, and localized ventilation will also be

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-011.doc

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: MFC-752 Analytical Laboratory Seismic Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) conducted a review of the nuclear safety practices on the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) documented safety analyses (DSAs) in 2005 during transition of operating contractors. The DOE-ID assessment concluded that the MFC DSAs had potential inadequacies in following the safe harbor methodology of the nuclear safety rule. That review

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-012.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: ATR Primary Heat Exchanger Seismic Capacity Project SECTION B. Project Description: Modification and upgrade of the seismic support structures for the five primary heat exchangers within ATR (670-M-2, 3, 4, 5 and 85) is needed to meet new PC-4 seismic criteria. The scope of the design is to replace the upper tie-rod assemblies and wall mounted anchor plates (the existing belly band on each heat exchanger will remain unchanged). The existing concrete structures that

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-013.doc

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Modifications to Central Facilities Area (CFA)-Live Fire Range and Main Gate Drinking Water SECTION B. Project Description: Modification of the drinking water systems at the CFA Live Fire Range and Main Gate is needed to improve water quality. The drinking water chlorinator at the Live Fire Range does not function properly and cannot be modified or repaired. Personnel at the facility have been using bottled drinking water for several years. There is no disinfection at

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-005.doc

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    5 SECTION A. Descriptive Information: Central Facilities Area (CFA) Shoot House Panel Installation SECTION B. Project Description: The existing shoothouse facility (Figure 1) provides little to no wind protection for trainers and observers. Trainers and observers stand in an elevated position that is mostly exposed to blowing winds. This project will install 10 new fiberglass panels (22' to 23' X 4' to 5') on the existing building to inhibit the wind and improve the usability of the facility.

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-006.doc

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: International Way Office Building Lease Termination SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed activity will terminate the current lease of the International Way Office Building (IF-674, IWB) at 1690 International Way in Idaho Falls, ID on or about March 28, 2012 for cost savings and footprint reduction purposes. A facility walkthrough by BEA personnel will occur on or about March 26 to ensure the building is ready for turnover back to the owner. Approximate cost

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-010.doc

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Information Operations & Research Center (IORC) Room E-6 Air Conditioner Unit Installation SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project will install an additional air conditioning (A/C) unit in the IORC (IF-608). Universal Power Supply (UPS) and server equipment are being relocated from rooms B-3 and B-6 to room E-6. The current A/C system that cools room E-6 is not adequate to cool the relocated equipment. The 5 ton cooling unit and drycooler will be

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-011.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Primary Coolant System (PCS) Relief Valves Monorail System SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this project is to provide a monorail system to aid maintenance personnel in the hoisting and transporting of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Primary Coolant System (PCS) Safety Relief Valves, SF-A-1-71 and SF-A-1-72, in support of the 2 year replacement. The monorail system would consist of two independent monorail assemblies installed

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-014.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: M-10 Emergency Pump Backup Power SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would add a manually controlled electric power transfer switch and power inlet receptacle to the M-10 emergency coolant pump electrical power feed to power the M-10 pump to address safety issues that could arise with a complete loss of power on the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR)-670-E-15 diesel/commercial bus. The transfer switch and receptacle would be located outside the west wall of

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-015.doc

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    15 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex Underground and Aboveground Storage Tank Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this project is to permanently close and remove the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) 4,000 gallon bio-diesel underground storage tank (UST) [Site ID# 7230/Facility ID # 6-120614/Tank ID # 99ANL00013] and remove the 1,000 gallon E-85 aboveground storage tank (AST) [Site ID# 7230/Facility ID# 6-120614/Tank ID# 05MFC00035] and replace the two

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-017.doc

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Engineering Research Office Building (EROB) 1E- Human System Simulation Laboratory Modifications SECTION B. Project Description: The Nuclear Science and Technology (NS&T) customer for Human Simulation Systems Lab (HSSL) has requested additional - computer lab space to support forth coming projects in yearend FY12 and projected into FY13. Project specific is the LWRS-related project for control room upgrades for a commercial client. The project will utilize the

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-018.doc

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Rexburg Bus Lot (B60-1789-D-NE) Lease Termination SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed activity will terminate the lease of approximately four bus spaces at the Rexburg Parking Lot (B60-1789-D-NE) at South 5 th West in Rexburg, ID on or about July 31, 2012 for cost savings and consolidation to the existing lot at Rigby, ID. A facility walkthrough by BEA personnel will be performed in order to ensure the facility is ready for turnover back to the owner.

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-026.docx

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    6 DIRECTIONS: Responsible Managers, Program Environmental Lead (PEL), and Environmental Support personnel complete this form by following the instructions found at the beginning of each section and submit to Environmental Support & Services (see Environmental Points of Contact, NEPA/Environmental Checklist Support at http://webfiles/es&h/es&s/contacts.pdf). Enter a Valid Charge Number: 101653B80 SECTION A. Project Title: Upgrade to the Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) Wall at Test Reactor

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-011.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Install Air Conditioning in the Fuel Manufacturing Facility (FMF) (Materials and Fuel Complex [MFC]-704) Security Police Officer (SPO) Office SECTION B. Project Description: Install a 9000 BTU/hr split air conditioner in the SPO office of the FMF annex. 208V single phase power will be supplied from a new 20A breaker in the existing lighting panel (LP)-029. A new fusible disconnect switch will be installed on the outside of the building. Conduit will be field routed to

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-013.docx

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Primary Coolant Leak Rate Determination System Equipment Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this project is to automate the ATR Primary Coolant Leak Rate Determination System by replacing existing flow transmitters and installing new transmitters to provide a redundant signal. This project is part of an overall effort to implement Leak Before Break (LBB) at the ATR, and will improve accuracy and timeliness, provide

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-014.doc

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Iona Relay Station Maintenance SECTION B. Project Description: This project would periodically perform maintenance related activities in and around an approximate 15 acre area at the Iona Hill Relay Station. Activities would include: maintenance/testing of the emergency generator, facility grounds and road surface repair and upkeep (e.g., grading, snow removal, resurfacing, weed control), building and structure maintenance/repair (e.g., painting, insect control,

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-015.doc

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Relocation of National and Homeland Security (N&HS) activities from Transient Reactor Experiment and Test Facility (TREAT) to Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project will relocate Homeland Security personnel who currently reside at TREAT to CITRC. The scope of this environmental checklist is only for the purchase and installation of three modular trailers. Three modular buildings are to be purchased

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-019.doc

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: University Boulevard Water Meter Installation SECTION B. Project Description: This project would install water meters for the purpose of measuring water use at each of four University Boulevard (UB) buildings at 535, 655, 625, and 595 University Boulevard (IF-680 (UB1), IF-681 (UB2), IF-682 (UB3), and IF-684 (UB4)) in Idaho Falls, ID during the projected time period of August and September, 2013 at an approximate cost of $20 K - $95 K depending upon whether the work

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-020.doc

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Interim Storage Area for Interim Storage Containers (ISCs) at the Radioactive Scrap and Waste Facility (RSWF) SECTION B. Project Description: Currently, dedicated space is unavailable for above-grade storage of Interim Storage Containers (ISCs) containing 55-gal drums of remote handled transuranic waste (RH-TRU). In the past this waste was packaged in specially constructed liners and placed into the RSWF. When ready for transfer this waste would then be removed from

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-021.doc

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    1 SECTION A. Project Description: Decommissioning of Shallow Injection Wells (SIW) (13-Test Reactor Area [TRA], 14-TRA, 21- TRA and 26-TRA) at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex SECTION B. Project Description: This project will involve the decommissioning of the following Shallow Injection Wells (SIWs) at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex: 13-TRA (Idaho Department of Water Resources [IDWR] Permit Number 34X0001020) located near the northeast corner of building TRA-614, 14-TRA (IDWR

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-023.doc

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-680 Road Widening SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose and need for the proposed action is to widen the gravel interior perimeter road within the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex at a location near TRA-680 to provide room for vehicles to pass (see Figure 1). The proposed action would widen the road near TRA-680 by placing fill material in an area approximately 16 ft. by 40 ft. Fill material would be obtained from the Monroe Gravel Pit

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-027.doc

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    27 SECTION A. Project Title: Excess Facilities Deactivation and Demolition SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to deactivate, decontaminate, and demolish (DD&D) surplus vacant, inactivated, or soon to be inactivated facilities to reduce lifecycle costs associated with surveillance and maintenance. The proposed action would return the location of the facilities to near original condition. There is limited risk to site personnel posed by remaining hazards

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-002.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Erection and Use of Tension Fabric Structure at the National Security Test Range (NSTR) SECTION B. Project Description: This Environmental Checklist (EC) addresses the erection and use of a tension fabric structure at the National Security Test Range (NSTR). A tension fabric structure is a non-permanent tent-like structure. The tension fabric structure would be placed in the second laydown area at the NSTR and provide personnel with a work area somewhat protected from

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-005.doc

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    4-005 SECTION A. Project Title: MICROGRID DEMONSTRATION PROJECT SECTION B. Project Description: The current state of the United States (U.S.) electric grid is likely incapable of supporting the Department of Energy (DOE) goal of producing 80% of U.S. electricity from clean energy sources by 2035, as stated in the DOE Strategic Plan, May 2011. Supporting such a goal will require increased system flexibility to reliably integrate new, variable, and diverse resources. The energy generation

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-010.doc

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    10 SECTION A. Project Title: Hot Fuels and Examination Facility (HFEF) Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) Implementation Tasks SECTION B. Project Description: The Hot Fuels Examination Facility (HFEF) (MFC-785) Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) was upgraded in compliance with DOE- STD-3009 to verify that facility operations could be conducted without undue risk to the public or MFC personnel. The full implementation of the DSA requires procedure and software modifications and implementation of the

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-011.doc

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Shelley-New Sweden Parking Lot Flood Control SECTION B. Project Description: The Department of Energy-owned Shelley-New Sweden parking lot is currently unable to handle the storm water/snow melt runoff in the spring. The culvert to the north of the parking lot drains storm water/snow melt from the adjacent field under the highway and flows to the parking lot. In the spring, the parking lot pools up with storm water/snow melt causing portions of the lot to be unusable.

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-013.doc

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) Implementation Project Tasks SECTION B. Project Description: The Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) was conducted to verify that facility operations could be conducted without undue risk to the public or Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) personnel. The DSA identified the need for implementation of the following tasks: 1. Replace 24 high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA)

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-016.docx

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    16 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Primary Coolant Pump Motor Starters Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would replace the existing ATR Primary Coolant Pump circuit breakers located in Switchgear 670-E-1 Cubicle 3 & 4 and Switchgear 670-E-2, Cubicles 9 and 10 with Vacuum Starters specifically designed for motor starting applications. Replace the existing electrically operated auxiliary relay with a new electrically operated auxiliary relay

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-020.docx

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    SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA)-623/624 Electric Heat Conversion Project SECTION B. Project Description: The CFA-671 Boilers currently supply steam heat to buildings CFA-601, CFA-623 and CFA-674. Various problems such as steamline leaks/repairs, CFA-671 structural problems, age of the boilers, fuel costs, and upcoming 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 63 Subpart DDDDD regulations has led to the decision to replace the steam heat in these buildings with electric heat.

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-023.docx

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    4-023 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Fire Water Replacement and Upgrades SECTION B. Project Description: The existing combined fire/potable water supply and distribution system at Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC), including the Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT), has been identified as being unreliable since a single fault can prevent the system from operating as required. Additionally, the fire water supply to TREAT has also been found inadequate based upon

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-025.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Fiscal Year (FY)-14 Wireless Test Bed Fiber Optic Cable to Gate 1 and Experimental Breeder Reactor-I (EBR-I) Cell Sites SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this work is to install new fiber optic cable to support new wireless technology (4G) which will not work as well on existing microwave backhaul technology. Future projects using the new cable will be separately documented. New fiber optic cables would be installed between the Idaho National Laboratory

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-034.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-765 Fuel Conditioning Facility (FCF) Fire Suppression System SECTION B. Project Description: The project scope consists of modifying three (3) separate sections of the FCF (MFC-765) Fire Suppression System to convert them from wet pipes to dry pipes. These modifications are required to comply with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for maximum glycol/water ratios per NFPA 13 - Standard for the Installation of

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-035.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Cold Waste Outdoor Pump Site System Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would install new replacement equipment as part of upgrades to Test Reactor Area (TRA0-703 (Advanced Test Reactor [ATR] Cold Waste Pit) to achieve more system reliability and to address safety concerns. The current system utilizes a single motor starter cabinet (with three motor starters), push buttons, water level monitoring/pump control float type system and relays to

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-036.docx

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Green Room Mill Replacement Project SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would replace the Bridgeport mill in the Green Room at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) with the Sharp mill that is currently located in building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-653 (south east side) at the ATR Complex. The Sharp mill located in TRA-653 (south west side) would be relocated to the south east side to replace the Sharp mill being moved to the Green Room. The Bridgeport mill

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-037.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuel Complex (MFC) Ladder and Platform Modifications SECTION B. Project Description: The scope of work is to modify, replace, or remove fixed ladders and platforms at various locations at MFC that do not meet safety requirements including:  MFC-785 Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) o Exterior Stack Platform Modification o Exterior South Second Level Ladder o Interior Basement ROV-3 Ladder and Platform o Interior Basement Generator Room Ladder o

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-039.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls (IF)-639 (North Holmes Laboratory [NHL]) Machine Installation SECTION B. Project Description: The North Holmes Laboratory (NHL, IF-639) Machine Shop requires several large turning centers and milling machines. The proposed action would relocate five existing machines within the facility, in order to provide sufficient space for two additional (new) turning centers and milling machines. These machines will require electrical feeds and receptacles, as well

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-041.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Loop 2E Pressurizer Repair or Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Loop 2E-NW Pressurizer 2E-M-10 is a vertical and cylindrical vessel with standard American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) elliptical heads and five (5) radially arranged side arms attached on the vessel exterior below the minimum water level. Each side arm accommodates clamp-on type heaters. The pressurizer vessel contains primary coolant and maintains a

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-048.docx

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Repair of Sewer System Near Southeast Corner of Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 SECTION B. Project Description: The sanitary sewer system near the southeast corner of TRA-670 (reactor building) is expelling sewer gases (detected by odor) in the first basement, is experiencing corrosion after many years of service, and some of the configuration does not meet current code. Modify the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) sanitary sewer system to expel sewer gases to the outside of

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-049.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: Process Demonstration Unit (PDU) Fueling Station SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this work is to install a fuel storage unit adjacent to the Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL) in support of Process Demonstration Unit (PDU) operations. Routine PDU operations include operation of fork lifts and tele-handlers. This equipment uses both gasoline and diesel fuels. Historically, a local fuel retailer has fueled the equipment directly on a periodic basis. The pace

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-050.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: 2A, 2B, 2D, and 1D Pressurizer Seismic Upgrades SECTION B. Project Description The loop pressurizers in cubicles 2A, 2B, 2D, and 1D located in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 have been found to be inadequate to meet the desired seismic requirements. In order to seismically qualify these pressurizers to meet current seismic criteria a modification will be needed. This modification may require the removal of asbestos insulation in order to access the pressurizer support

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-051.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-768 Fire Suppression System Conversion SECTION B. Project Description: The project scope consists of modifying two (2) separate sections of the Power Plant (MFC-768) Fire Suppression System to convert them from wet pipes to dry pipes. These modifications are required to comply with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for maximum glycol/water ratios per NFPA 13 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-052.docx

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    52 SECTION A. Project Title: Replacement of Breakers 22, 23, 25 within switchgear 670-E-3 and addition of motor starters in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-671 SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to replace the two Utility Coolant Pump circuit breakers, located in switchgear 670-E-3 cubicles 22 and 23, and the Diesel/Bus feeder circuit breaker, located in switchgear 670-E-3 cubicle 25. These three circuit breakers would be replaced with vacuum circuit breakers. Project

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-053.docx

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-752 Analytical Laboratory B103 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would upgrade the ventilation system ducting, high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter housings, fume hoods, and steam coils in the MFC-752 B103 Laboratory. The upgrade would include 1) installation of a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) control system that would interface

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-054.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Land Mobile Radio Completion Project SECTION B. Project Description: This revision is to capture the additional installation of repeaters to increase the strength of Radio Frequency (RF) transmission equipment to increase signal strength that was not adequate after initial project completion. This revision also includes additional facilities that were not identified in the original environmental checklist (EC). The digital Land Mobile Radio Service that is currently

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-056.docx

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex Landscaping SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project will replace some of the existing landscape at ATR Complex with a more sustainable Xeriscape landscape. There will be four areas at ATR Complex that will be re-landscaped. Area #1 would be around building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-658 and near the front entrance area of ATR Complex, Area #2 would be primarily the grass area that runs from building TRA-658 north to Cod

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-057.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-765 Elevator Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The MFC-765 freight elevator is currently not operational and in an unsafe condition. The proposed project would upgrade the existing freight elevator with new controls/fixtures, jack pump unit, and doors. The elevator car, shaft, pit tracks, pit springs and pit would be reused. The proposed action would remove and replace the following elevator components: elevator control system,

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-058.docx

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-776 (Zero Power Physics Reactor [ZPPR]) Roof Repairs/ Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The MFC-776 (ZPPR) roof has several areas that are cracking and needs to be repaired, and the roof eventually needs to be replaced. This project will repair/patch the damaged areas as part of a routine maintenance activity. In addition, project personnel have decided to run a field test on a product called Milliken CC8 Concrete Cloth to

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-001.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Removal of Flat Bars Around Test Reactor Area (TRA)-671 Cold Well Screens. SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action would remove the metal strips around TRA-671 cold well screens (see Figure 1) that pose a tripping hazard. The metal strips are coated with suspect polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) paint. Work would consist of prying the metal strips from the cold well screen framework or stripping suspect PCB paint from metal strips then removing the strips by

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-002.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Training Research Isotope (General Atomic) [TRIGA] Eutectics Evaluation SECTION B. Project Description: Fuel element temperature is a safety parameter for TRIGA reactors. High-temperature limits are established to mitigate loss of cladding confinement and the subsequent release of fission products. For some TRIGA reactors, a Loss of Coolant Accident (LOCA) is postulated where the fuel element temperatures could exceed safe levels. It is postulated that excessive

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-005.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) - National and Homeland Security (N&HS) Electrical Upgrades to Power Burst Facility (PBF)-613 and Auxiliary Reactor Area (ARA)-632 SECTION B. Project Description: This project enhances the capabilities of PBF-613 and ARA-632 (Fillmore Test Facility) to support various electronics testing scenarios conducted as part of the Critical Infrastructure Test Range. The ARA-632 scope includes the installation of

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-007.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Installation of Emergency Eyewash/Shower Station in Room B6 of the Radiochemistry Laboratory SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this project is to install a combination emergency eyewash/shower station in room B6 of the Radiochemistry Laboratory at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) building MFC-1702. The emergency eyewash/shower station will provide a method of personnel decontamination. The eyewash/shower station will be a "water on demand

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-010.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor Air Conditioning Upgrades SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action will replace the air conditioning (AC) units in multiple areas located within the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) [Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670]. The units considered for replacement are the following: AC units in Reactor Data Acquisition System (RDAS) rooms 110 and 111: Scope consists of replacing the three (3) equipment cooling AC units with four (4) new and more efficient

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-011.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Wireless Test Bed Antennas at Energy Innovations Laboratory SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would install high frequency (HF) antennas on the roof of the Energy Innovations Laboratory (EIL) and on the ground near EIL in support of the Wireless Test Bed. This Environmental Checklist (EC) covers installation and removal activities; it does not cover the research and development (R&D) activities conducted using the antennas. Each

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-012.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Replacement of Control Panel 670-E-80 (Outer Shim and Safety Rod Drive Motor Control Centers) SECTION B. Project Description: The 670-E-80 Motor Control Center (MCC) in the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR [Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670]) was installed in 1962 and provides power to the eight outer shim drive motors, the six safety rod drive motors, and the 24 neck shim drives, and it also houses two fission chamber drives. This MCC provides insert and withdraw control

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-014.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-609 Switchgear Replacement, Rollup Door Installation, and Diesel Removal SECTION B. Project Description: TRA-609 houses the air compressors and much of the electrical switchgear for equipment in the outer area of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR). The switchgear equipment is nearing the end of its useful life and needs to be replaced. The proposed work scope is to replace the electrical switchgear with a new, functionally equivalent piece of

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-015.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls (IF)-685 ERV-1 Work Platform SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project will construct an elevated work platform around an air handler unit (ERV-1) in IF-685 (ESL). The platform is needed so that maintenance personnel will be able to more easily and safely access the elevated air handler. The project will consist of rerouting existing conduit to follow the air handler surfaces, cutting holes in existing walkway grating to allow for support column

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-018.docx

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Replacement of Man Hole Covers Test Reactor Area (TRA)-Confined Space (CS)-051 and TRA-CS-091 SECTION B. Project Description: Entrances for confined spaces TRA-CS-051 and TRA-CS-091 are enclosed with flat metal covers which tend to freeze during the winter. The valves in these confined spaces are required to be checked daily, and removing the cover when frozen presents a safety hazard. The proposed work scope is to replace the covers with new type E roof hatch covers.

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-020.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Replacement of Test Reactor Area (TRA)-671 Chemistry Monitoring Unit and Modification of Piping and Components SECTION B. Project Description: Nalco has been awarded the secondary chemistry support contract for the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR). To implement the Nalco chemistry program, the following replacements and modifications must be made to the ATR Cooling Tower Pumphouse (TRA-671): 1. The chemistry monitoring unit in TRA-671 pump room would be replaced with a new

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-021.docx

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    21 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuel Complex (MFC)-752 Analytical Laboratory Main Stack Modifications for Sample Probe Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed action is to install two 4" inspection/velocity traverse ports approximately 2' below the existing sample probe port as part of the engineering job (EJ-1684) and to replace the existing sample probe with a new one (that will sample isokinetically). Inspections are not currently required, so no ports exist.

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-023.docx

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    23 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA) Live Fire Range Fiber Optic Connection SECTION B. Project Description: The CFA Live Fire Range currently does not have fiber optic cable connectivity to support daily operations. Fiber optic cable was recently installed at a power pole adjacent to the Gate 3 Guard Post to support National & Homeland Security Wireless Test Bed capabilities, and it has sufficient capacity to support some connectivity to the CFA Live Fire Range. This

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-024.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) MH50 Fiber Optic Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description: MFC has a facility entry fiber bottleneck that limits the ability to recover networks and telecommunications in the event of a single fiber strand failure. The proposed project would provide available fibers in a failure situation and reduce risks to MFC Operations. The proposed project would install approximately 6,700 feet of fiber optic telecommunication cable

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-025.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Removal of Out of Service (OOS) Equipment and Installation of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) Filter in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 Pump Test Room SECTION B. Project Description: The room commonly called the Pump Test Loop is located in TRA-670 on the south side of the First Basement and just west of the Dry Transfer Cubicle (DTC). The room's lower level contains out of service (OOS) equipment that supported testing of Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Loop pumps.

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-026.docx

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Crane 670-C-7 Rated Capacity Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: A leak was previously identified in the resin discharge nozzle at the bottom of the existing 670-M-17 Bypass Demineralizer cation tank. To repair it, it was determined that all four vessels (670-M-16, 670-M-17, 670-M-18, and 670-M-19) needed to be replaced. Each vessel is located in its own concrete vault and connected to system piping within each vault with flanged spool

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-027.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuel Complex (MFC)-785 Monorail System Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed project would install a longitudinal support system on the north and south monorails along with a trolley and chain hoist in MFC- 785. The monorail sits in the walkway above the main cell (117) and decon cell (118) in the Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF). The support system is needed to reinforce the monorail system so that it can handle the additional load

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-028.docx

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex Street Lights Project SECTION B. Project Description: The ATR Complex street lighting has been taken out of service and needs to be replaced due to poor condition. An engineering inspection in October 2014 revealed numerous deficiencies with poles, guys, transformers, etc. The system was installed in 1965, is degraded and antiquated, and requires removal and replacement. The initial phase of the proposed action would remove the old

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-029.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor 2A Loop Chemistry Control SECTION B. Project Description: Research and Development (R&D) experiments associated with the National Scientific User Facility (NSUF) at Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) require a primary loop chemistry similar to that found in the commercial nuclear power industry pressurized water reactor (PWR). The initial chemistry control parameters selected by the NSUF program required a loop pH of approximately 5.6 to 8.6 with no

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-031.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA) Sewage Treatment System Lagoon #3 and Land Application Site Closure SECTION B. Project Description: The CFA Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been operating under Wastewater Reuse Permits (WRPs) (formerly Wastewater Land Application Permits) since it began operation. Treated wastewater was discharged to the land application site (73.5 acres) by pumping wastewater from Lagoon #3, which is a 0.5 acre polishing lagoon, through a pivot

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-032.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Cold Waste Collection Tank 670-M-186 Vessel Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The 670-M-186 vessel to the ATR cold waste collection tank has a history of developing leaks. Ultrasonic thickness testing performed on the vessel found excessive wall thinning due to corrosion. The technical evaluation completed in 2015 determined the vessel needs to be replaced. The proposed action would replace the 670-M-186 vessel with a new

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-036.docx

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Lab A19 Cleanroom Construction SECTION B. Project Description: The international Neutrino Ettore Majorana Observatory (NEMO) collaboration of scientists is studying the process of nuclear double- beta decay to study the properties of the neutrino. Double-beta decay half-lives are the order of 1E20 years, or longer, and very sensitive measurements are conducted underground to shield against cosmic rays and with ultrapure materials, including mass- separated isotopes.

  20. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-037.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-715 Evaporation Pond Liner Replacement SECTION B. Project Description: The hypalon liner for the TRA-715 Evaporation Pond has reached the end of its service life and a new liner is needed. The installation would be started in calendar year 2015 and completed in 2016. In order to install the new liner, the west side of the pond would be drained first. To drain the pond, a temporary system would be used to pump water through perforated pipe along

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-039.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls (IF)-682 Magazine Storage Design and Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this work is to build storage for explosive magazines. The proposed action would construct an addition, approximately 44' x 16' x 11' high, on IF-682 (see Figure 1). This addition would provide storage for materials used in production of research and development (R&D) materials, for storage of finished products, and allow for segregation of items as

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-042.docx

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities (CF)-609 Emergency Command Center Upgrade SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed project would modify the Emergency Command Center located in building Central Facilities Area (CFA)-609 room 169. These modifications include a new emergency control console system, carpet, air handling unit, associated piping and controls, concrete pad, condensers, and electrical modifications to support the new configuration. A trench duct would be

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-044.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuel Complex (MFC)-752 Analytical Laboratory Argon Relief Valve and Flow Meter Installation SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would replace the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) building MFC-752 Analytical Laboratory (AL) argon header rupture disc (LAR1- PSE-109) with a relief valve to prevent argon loss from the system in an over-pressure event. Previously, when the rupture disc ruptured, all argon was relieved from the

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-049.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: RB-21 and RB-22 Evacuation Siren Relocation SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would relocate evacuation sirens RB-21 and RB-22. The power to siren RB-21 is being fed through building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-673 which is being prepared for decommissioning and demolition. Siren RB-21 would be relocated from a wooden pole north of TRA-673 to a new wooden pole to be installed just north of TRA-625. Siren RB-22 is fed from an overhead power

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-050.docx

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: Plant Protective System (PPS) Battery Rooms Exhaust Fans Replacement SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Plant Protective System (PPS) Battery Room Exhaust Fans 670-HVE-1538 and 1539, located on the Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 diesel generator room, have reached the end of their useful life and replacement parts are obsolete. The fans provide ventilation to maintain hydrogen gases below National Fire Protection Association lower explosive limit

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-051.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA)-753 and CFA-703 Demolition SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Central Facilities Area (CFA) Building 753 (CFA-753) water storage tank was emptied and piping disconnected in approximately 2005. The age (built in 1952) and poor condition of the tank led facility personnel to go to a single tank (CFA-782) storage system. It was determined that CFA-782 had adequate capacity to meet both potable and fire water needs for CFA.

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-055.docx

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Purchase, Installation and Training for a Friction Test Machine and an Impact Test Machine SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The purpose of this project is to procure, install, calibrate two energetic material sensitivity test machines then conduct on-site training and provide follow-up technical support for the machines. This equipment would be installed at Idaho Falls (IF)-682 (also identified as University Boulevard [UB]-3). Each project which produces

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-057.docx

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-774 Central Alarm Station (CAS) Remodel SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would enlarge the MFC Central Alarm Station (CAS). The CAS would be hardened and remodeled to provide adequate room, utilities, and facilities for three fully manned Argus security system consoles and other controls as required. The project would include the following: 1. Expansion of the CAS, located in room B-12, to incorporate

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-059.docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: Installation of Lock-out/Tag-out (LO/TO) Equipment Storage Cabinets in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would install new metal storage cabinets in building TRA-670 in the laydown area and switchgear room. The new cabinets would be used to store lock-out/tag-out (LO/TO) equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce degradation of electrical PPE. Cabinets in the laydown area include one PPE

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-061.docx

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    61 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Machine Shop Reconfiguration and Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Machine Shop at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) building MFC-782 is undergoing an effort to better align its capabilities with current and future needs. To support this effort, the proposed action would reconfigure the machine shop to allow for better, more strategic work flow and to update machining capabilities via the

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Remove Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility Truck Loading Station Outside of the Hot Fuel Examination Facility SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility (RLWTF) truck loading station located on the northwest exterior of Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) is no longer used. The vent and pump discharge piping (two lines) penetrate the foundation wall approximately three feet below grade in a pit. During

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-653 Machine Shop Reconfiguration and Equipment Installation Project SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: In an effort to update capabilities and realign resources in support of future missions, the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) machine shop in TRA-653 is being considered for a new Mazak VTC-800 machining center. The proposed scope of work includes removing several machining centers using various disposition paths including relocation in

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CF)-1611 Emergency Communication Center Electrical Reconfiguration SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The purpose of the proposed action is to improve power system reliability at Central Facilities Area (CFA) building 1611 (CF-1611) in order to meet code requirements. The proposed project would reconfigure the electrical setup in the CF-1611 Fire Station so that there is some redundancy with the system. This work would separate

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Relocate Tent Structure from Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) to Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: In 2014, CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC (CWI) erected a temporary tension fabric structure at INTEC on the south side of building Chemical Processing Plant (CPP)-666. The structure was used by CWI as a temporary containment to facilitate replacement of the CPP-666 IX Column Resin (Davis Bacon Case Record No. Idaho

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Microgrid Research Laboratory Remodel SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Microgrid Research Laboratory is located in the Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL), building IF-685, at the Idaho National Laboratory's Research and Education Campus in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The Microgrid Research Laboratory Remodel would provide a cosmetic and functional upgrade to the existing workspace. The upgrades would accommodate the users of the space, visitors and tour groups.

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    8 SECTION A. Project Description: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-1608 Water Fountain Replacement SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Two drinking fountains at the Advanced Test Reactor Complex building TRA-1608 developed a water leak and had to be removed. The proposed action would replace the water fountains with two ELKAY model LZSTL8WSSP water fountains. The new water fountains have an attached bottle filling station to deliver a clean, quick water bottle fill which enhances sustainability

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-071.docx

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls (IF)-675 Majestic Park Portable Isotopic Neutron Spectroscopy (PINS) Laboratory (MPPL) Environmental Chamber Installation SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would install and test a Cincinnati Sub-Zero (CSZ) Model ZPH-8-2-H/AC Temperature/Humidity Test Chamber at the IF-675 Majestic Park PINS Laboratory (MPPL) located at 2752 E. 14th N. Idaho Falls, Idaho. The chamber unit is approximately 3 ft X 5 ft X 6 ft high. The CSZ Model

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-074.docx

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC)-1741 Modular Guard Station SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Security personnel inside the fences at the Zero Power Physics Reactor (ZPPR) at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) building 775 use vehicles to maintain continuous watch of the ZPPR complex. The proposed action would install a new guard station building to house this security need. The proposed building would sit inside the fenced area, east of MFC-784. The

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Replace/Upgrade 670-HVA-3, Process Control Room Air Conditioner SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The refrigerant side of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Process Control Room (PCR) air conditioner, 670-HVA-3, has stopped functioning. After several failed attempts to repair, the 7.5 ton self-contained unit will be replaced with a similar 10 ton self-contained unit. The new unit will provide cooling to the PCR as before, but will require changes to the

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: Dispose of Old Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Security Trailer SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The old MFC security trailer is a wood-framed, mobile office trailer with a metal chassis. The trailer has not been occupied for at least five years and needs to be disposed. The trailer is approximately 11 feet by 32 feet. It was located by the gun range outside of the MFC perimeter fence. The trailer does not contain operating sanitary facilities or a

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Warm Waste Effluent Radiation Monitor and Transfer Pump M-54 Recirculation Evaluation and Modification SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Effluent Radiation Monitor (ERM) in building Test Reactor Area (TRA)-605 at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex experiences filter plugging after a short operating period. This restricts flow to the detector chamber and causes the pumps to shut off. Therefore, the ERM unit needs to be replaced. The unit currently

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 Control Room Break Room and 2 nd Basement Bathroom Modification SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The sewer system associated with the TRA-670 2nd basement restroom does not work properly. The piping leaks, does not drain properly, and sewer gas odor is present. To fix this, the sewer system has been re-designed to have the proper number of vents, piping size, and functioning components. The scope of this modification would

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Area North (TAN)-614 Potable Water Pump Replacement SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The TAN-614 potable 75 hp water pump has become unreliable, fails on occasion and needs to be replaced. The proposed action would remove the old potable water pump, associated parts (motor, controller, starter, etc.) and the interlock between the potable water pump and fire pump and replace them with new components. Specifically this work will include the following:

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) High Frequency Test Bed (HFTB) Expansion SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would provide National & Homeland Security (N&HS) personnel with a new field station office near the Safety Test Facility (STF)/Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) area located off of Arthur Boulevard. The scope of this environmental checklist (EC) covers the purchase, installation, and use

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-670 Primary Pump Pit Platform SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The primary pump pit platforms have clearance issues. There is not enough space in between the hatch wall and the ladder and not enough space between the ladder and the safety rails on the pump pit platform. This causes problems for personnel accessing and egressing the pump pits. The purpose of this work scope is to alleviate the clearance issues described above by

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Installation of New Ice Machine in Test Reactor Area (TRA)-628 SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The proposed action would procure and install a new ice machine in TRA-628. The drinking fountain would be removed and the new ice machine installed in the same location using the same water supply, drain and electrical service. SECTION C. Environmental Aspects or Potential Sources of Impact: Generating and Managing Waste Maintenance activities may generate a

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    2 SECTION A. Project Title: Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Complex Road Repairs SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Certain roads inside the ATR Complex are in poor condition, have storm water drainage problems and are in need of repair. The proposed project would remove and replace portions of Swordfish Boulevard, Mackerel Street, and Bass Avenue. A portion of the drainage area along the east side of Swordfish Boulevard will be modified to include concrete valley gutters, catch basins, and

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Irradiated Materials Characterization Laboratory (IMCL) Ventilation Modifications SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Irradiated Materials Characterization Laboratory (IMCL), building MFC-1729, was constructed and placed into operational status approximately two years ago. During this period, operational experience has shown that air flow across the laboratory is minimal and does not meet expectations for radiological

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    4 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Falls (IF)-688 (Energy Innovation Laboratory [EIL]) B and C Wing Exhaust Access Platforms SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The Energy Innovation Laboratory (EIL), building IF-688, has temporary scaffolds installed around the roof top exhaust fans on wings B and C. These scaffolds are needed to perform maintenance on the exhaust fans. The proposed project would replace the temporary scaffolds with permanent access platforms. The temporary scaffolds

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Power Burst Facility (PBF)-638 and Central Facilities (CF)-617 Manual Transfer Switch Installation SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Currently, there are no alternate means to power facilities PBF-638 and CF-617 in the event of commercial power loss. Modification and installation of manual transfer switches (MTSs) would allow the ability to switch over to diesel generator during a loss of commercial power. The proposed action would install MTSs for the two

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-016.docx

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    6 SECTION A. Project Title: Hot Fuel Examination Facility (HFEF) High Bay Crane Refurbishment SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The 40-ton crane located in the highbay of the Hot Fuels Examination Facility (HFEF) at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) building MFC-785 has reached the end of its useful life. Replacement of the crane is needed to continue facility operations and for placement and removal of items in and out of the hot cell. The proposed action would remove and replace

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    7 SECTION A. Project Title: B27-601 and B8-601 Emergency Generator Replacement SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: The emergency generators located in buildings B27-601 (near Guard Gate #1) and B8-601 (near Guard Gate #4) are no longer operating and need to be replaced. Both generators are O'Brien model OB 30K-DW61 generators with 61 horsepower Cummins model 4B-3.9 diesel engines. The generator in building B27-601 has not operated since the 2007 timeframe, and the B8-601 generator was

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID_INL-13-010.doc

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    0 SECTION A. Project Title: North Boulevard Annex Lease Termination SECTION B. Project Description: The proposed activity would terminate the current lease of the North Boulevard Annex (IF-613) at 2095 North Boulevard in Idaho Falls, ID on or about July 31, 2013 for cost savings and footprint reduction purposes. A facility walkthrough by BEA personnel will occur prior to the lease termination to ensure the facility is ready for turnover back to the owner. Approximate cost associated with these

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    In addition, the result from the last Boiler and Pressure Vessel inspection recommended that the ... categorical exclusion from 10 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) ...

  15. INL Advanced Radiotherapy Research Program Annual Report 2004

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    James Venhuizen

    2005-06-01

    This report summarizes the activities and major accomplishments for the Idaho National Laboratory Advanced Radiotherapy Research Program for calendar year 2004. Topics covered include boron analysis in biological samples, computational dosimetry and treatment planning software development, medical neutron source development and characterization, and collaborative dosimetry studies at the RA-1 facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  16. Summary of FY 2010 Iodine Capture Studies at the INL

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    Daryl R. Haefner; Tony L. Watson; Michael G. Jones

    2010-08-01

    Three breakthrough runs using silver mordenite sorbents were conducted and a dynamic sorption capacity estimated based on MeI analysis from a 2" bed. However, it is now believed the data for the first 2 runs is incomplete because the contributions from elemental iodine were not included. Although the only source of iodine was MeI, elemental iodine was generated within the sorbent bed, presumably from a recombination reaction likely catalyzed by silver mordenite. On-line effluent analysis with a GC was only capable of analyzing MeI, not I2. Scrub samples drawn during Run #3, which are specific for I2, show significant levels of I2 being emitted from a partially spent Ag-mordenite bed. By combining MeI and I2 analyses, a well defined total iodine breakthrough curve can be generated for Run #3. At the conclusion of Run #3 (IONEX Ag-900 was the sorbent) the effluent level from Bed 2 was approaching 70% of the feed concentration. The leading bed (Bed 1) had an estimated average loading of 66 mg I/g sorbent, Bed 2's was 52 mg I/g. The corresponding silver utilizations (assuming formation of AgI) were about 59% and 46%, respectively. The spent sorbents are being sent to Sandia National Laboratories for confirmatory analysis of iodine and silver utilization as well as source material for waste form development.

  17. Documentation of INL's In Situ Oil Shale Retorting Water Usage...

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    A system dynamic model was construction to evaluate the water balance for in-situ oil shale conversion. The model is based on a systems dynamics approach and uses the...

  18. File:INL-geothermal-nm.pdf | Open Energy Information

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    nm.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage New Mexico Geothermal Resources Size of this preview: 466 599 pixels. Other resolution: 467 600 pixels. Full...

  19. INL Site Executable Plan for Energy and Transportation Fuels Management

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    Ernest L. Fossum

    2008-11-01

    It is the policy of the Department of Energy (DOE) that sustainable energy and transportation fuels management will be integrated into DOE operations to meet obligations under Executive Order (EO) 13423 "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management," the Instructions for Implementation of EO 13423, as well as Guidance Documents issued in accordance thereto and any modifcations or amendments that may be issued from time to time. In furtherance of this obligation, DOE established strategic performance-based energy and transportation fuels goals and strategies through the Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Initiative, which were incorporated into DOE Order 430.2B "Departmental Energy, Renewable energy, and Transportation Management" and were also identified in DOE Order 450.1A, "Environmental Protection Program." These goals and accompanying strategies are to be implemented by DOE sites through the integration of energy and transportation fuels management into site Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

  20. Advanced Energy Storage Life and Health Prognostics (INL)

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    Jon P. Christophersen

    2011-11-01

    The objective of this work is to develop methodologies that will accurately estimate state-of-health (SOH) and remaining useful life (RUL) of electrochemical energy storage devices using both offline and online (i.e., in-situ) techniques through: (1) Developing a statistically robust battery life estimator tool based on both testing and simulation, (2) Developing rapid impedance spectrum measurement techniques that enable onboard power assessment, and (3) Developing an energy storage monitoring system that incorporates both passive and active measurements for onboard systems.

  1. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL Education Programs PIA Template

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    Education Programs PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be modified. MODULE I -

  2. PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL PERSONNEL SECURITY SECIMS PIA

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    PERSONNEL SECURITY - SECIMS PIA Template Version 3 - May, 2009 Department of Energy Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Guidance is provided in the template. See DOE Order 206.1, Department of Energy Privacy Program, Appendix A, Privacy Impact Assessments, for requirements and additional guidance for conducting a PIA: http://www.directives.doe.gov/pdfs/doe/doetextlneword/206/o2061.pdf Please complete electronically: no hand-written submissions will be accepted. This template may not be modified.

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-016.docx

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    aid Idaho State University (ISU) in hyperspectral data acquisition to determine the feasibility of using precision agriculture in the detection of pale cyst nematodes (PCN) in...

  4. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-027.docx

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    efficient, water efficient, are bio-based in content, environmentally preferable, non-ozone depleting, have recycled content, or are non-toxic or less-toxic alternatives. SECTION...

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    efficient, water efficient, are bio- based in content, environmentally preferable, non-ozone depleting, have recycled content, or are non-toxic or less-toxic alternatives. New...

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    efficient, water efficient, are bio-based in content, environmentally preferable, non-ozone depleting, have recycled content, or are non-toxic or less-toxic alternatives. SECTION...

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    efficient, water efficient, are bio-based in content, environmentally preferable, non-ozone depleting, have recycled content, or are non-toxic or less-toxic alternatives. SECTION...

  8. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-048.docx

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    efficient, water efficient, are bio-based in content, environmentally preferable, non-ozone depleting, have recycled content, or are non-toxic or less-toxic alternatives. New...

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-008.docx

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    8 SECTION A. Project Title: Ceramic Sensor Experiments in the Analytical Laboratory SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to research the...

  10. New INL High Energy Battery Test Facility | Department of Energy

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    Electric Drive Component Manufacturing: Magna E-Car Systems of America, Inc. Advanced Li-Ion Polymer Battery Cell Manufacturing Plant in USA Electric Drive Component Manufacturing: ...

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-006.doc

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    to meet Idaho Administrative Procedures Act (IDAPA) 58.01.01.625 visible emission opacity requirements. Fugitive dust may be generated while constructing the concrete pad...

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-022.docx

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    precautions would be taken to prevent particulate from becoming airborne. If dust control methods are required, the method used and frequency applied must be recorded in...

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    precautions would be taken to prevent particulate from becoming airborne. If dust control methods are required, the method used and frequency applied must be recorded in...

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-11-007.doc

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    dust from becoming airborne during construction. The subcontractor will record dust control activities in their daily logs. These records will be used to show compliance to...

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-066.docx

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    and divert waste from disposal in the landfill when possible. The project would practice sustainable acquisition, as appropriate and practicable, by procuring construction...

  16. INL Site EM Citizens Advisory Board Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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    Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center 250 E. 5th Street, Suite 500, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Media Contact: December 18, 2014 Darlene Prather, 202-586-8581 darlene.prather@hq.doe.gov Lynette Chafin, 513-246-0461 Lynette.Chafin@emcbc.doe.gov DOE Issues Draft RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project Core Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) for the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) Core procurement. The ICP Core procurement is one of the

  17. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Addresses INL Employees

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    will play in meeting that challenge. Secretary Chu answers questions from Idaho reporters Monday at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls. Editorial Date May 19...

  18. Under Secretary Nominee Sees INL Advanced Vehicle Technology...

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    battery vehicle research, and biofuels research and development. He also met with local media while visiting the Idaho National Laboratory recently. Editorial Date January 12, 2010...

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-003.docx

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    Lab for analysis. All radionuclide release data associated with the PIE portion and analysis of this experiment will be recorded as part of the HFEF and Analytical Lab...

  20. INL Site EM Citizens Advisory Board Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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    to seek citizen involvement in EM cleanup at sites around the country. Under the umbrella of the EM SSAB, advisory boards operate at Hanford in Washington; Northern New...

  1. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-003.doc

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    of DOE or Executive Orders; 2) require siting and construction or major expansion of waste storage, disposal, recovery, or treatment or facilities; 3) disturb hazardous...

  2. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-028.docx

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    return grill on the south wall of the tank room, which is also within the radiological buffer area. Thus, ventilation is moving from a contaminated area to a clean area. The...

  3. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-10-018.doc

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    the INLMFC. After the campaign, the equipment will be returned to the participants. The campaign will last for 2 weeks. SECTION C. Environmental Aspects Potential Sources of...

  4. Space Nuclear Program INL's role in energizing exploration

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    Idaho National Laboratory

    2010-01-08

    Idaho National Laboratory is helping make space exploration possible with the development of radioisotope power systems, which can work in areas too harsh and too isolated in space where the suns rays cannot be used for energy.

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-017.docx

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    ... This is in accordance with the methods specified in the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (Idaho Administrative Procedures Act IDAPA 58.01.01.650-651). USGS ...

  6. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-045.docx

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    Air Pollutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines, and Idaho Administrative Procedures Act (IDAPA) 58.01.01 - Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho. ...

  7. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-012.doc

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    This is in accordance with the methods specified in the Rules for the Control of Air Pollution in Idaho (Idaho Administrative Procedures Act IDAPA 58.01.01.650-651). The date, ...

  8. The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Senior Seismic Hazard Analysis...

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    SEISMIC HAZARD ANALYSIS FOR NUCLEAR FACILITIES AT THE HANFORD SITE, EASTERN WASHINGTON, USA A Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis Update Review for Two DOE Sites and NGA-East...

  9. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-073.docx

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    coil-up door Relocate 1" fire water drain line Remove three power panels, transformers, and corresponding conduits Relocate a wall, thermostat, and associated wiring...

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    The project would also include electrical additions including the addition of two transformers, panels, conduit, wiring, outlets and a new overhead cable tray. All the electrical...

  11. DOE completes environmental assessment on INL National Security...

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    at 1955 Fremont Ave., mailstop 1170, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 83415, or by email at Michaeds@id.doe.gov. Media contact(s): Tim Jackson, (208) 526-8484 Inspector General | DOE Directives...

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-028.docx

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    is to conduct laboratory experiments to develop the capability to perform molecular spectroscopy, electrochemistry, optical spectroscopy and actinide synthesis on complex...

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    an innovative nuclear waste burning system by fast reactor using Uranium (U)-free metallic fuel. U-free metallic fuel is considered a promising technology to burn...

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    be uncontrolled or unpermitted releases; (4) have the potential to cause significant impacts on environmentally sensitive resources (see 10 CFR 1021). In addition, no...

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    and removal intofrom the dry air chamber. The laboratory hood also serves as an environment that will accommodate smearing and counting operations for radiation control...

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    current 12:41, 16 December 2010 Thumbnail for version as of 12:41, 16 December 2010 5,100 4,200 (1.99 MB) MapBot (Talk | contribs) Automated upload from NREL's "mapsearch"...

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    The duration of the outages could range between a few hours and a week. The scope of ... supports, insulation, and valving; electrical power; HVAC controls; earthwork and concrete. ...

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-046.docx

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    and systems on distribution electrical power distribution networks that have the ... Thus, if faults occur causing power outages in the test power circuits, separate ...

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-021.docx

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    asphalt parking lot; upgrade the electrical power supply to the new pre-fab shelter; and ... may be instances (power outages) where there is a need to be powered by a generator. ...

  20. Microsoft Word - INL Rept with MgtComm042905.doc

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    DRAFT ______________________________________________________________________ Page 1 Property Control and Accountability at the Idaho National Laboratory U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Inspections and Special Inquiries Inspection Report Property Control and Accountability at the Idaho National Laboratory DOE/IG-0687 April 2005 PROPERTY CONTROL AND ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY TABLE OF CONTENTS OVERVIEW Introduction and Objective 1 Observations

  1. Idaho National Laboratory Testing of Advanced Technology Vehicles...

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    1 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation PDF icon vss021francfort2011o.pdf More Documents & Publications...

  2. Idaho National Laboratory Testing of Advanced Technology Vehicles...

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    2 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting PDF icon vss021francfort2012o.pdf More Documents &...

  3. INL FY 2011 SITE SUSTAINABILITY PLAN WITH THE FY 2010 ANNUAL REPORT

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    Ernest L. Fossum; Steve A. Birrer

    2010-12-01

    It is the policy of the Department of Energy (DOE) that sustainable energy and transportation fuels management will be integrated into DOE operations to meet obligations under Executive Order (EO) 13423 'Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management,' the Instructions for Implementation of EO 13423, as well as Guidance Documents issued in accordance thereto and any modifcations or amendments that may be issued from time to time. In furtherance of this obligation, DOE established strategic performance-based energy and transportation fuels goals and strategies through the Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Initiative, which were incorporated into DOE Order 430.2B 'Departmental Energy, Renewable energy, and Transportation Management' and were also identified in DOE Order 450.1A, 'Environmental Protection Program.' These goals and accompanying strategies are to be implemented by DOE sites through the integration of energy and transportation fuels management into site Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

  4. FY14-Q1 1.2.1.3.ML.1 INL Biomass Feeding Survey Report

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    Tyler L. Westover

    2014-04-01

    Approximately 20 institutions were contacted by telephone and/or electronic mail and requested to provide responses to a survey on feeding biomass feedstock materials. Fourteen individuals responded. Responses from the participants, including information that was offered in addition to answers to the survey questions are summarized in this report, which fully meets the requirements of the milestone.

  5. INL SITEWIDE INSTITUTIONAL CONTROLS, AND OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE PLAN FOR CERCLA RESPONSE ACTIONS

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    JOLLEY, WENDELL L

    2008-02-05

    On November 9, 2002, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality approved the 'Record of Decision Experimental Breeder Reactor-I/Boiling Water Reactor Experiment Area and Miscellaneous Sites', which required a Site-wide institutional controls plan for the then Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (now known as the Idaho National Laboratory). This document, first issued in June 2004, fulfilled that requirement. This revision identifies and consolidates the institutional controls and operations and maintenance requirements into a single document.

  6. National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Calendar Year 2012 INL Report for Radionuclides (2013)

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    Verdoorn, Mark; Haney, Tom

    2013-06-01

    This report documents the calendar year 2011 radionuclide air emissions and resulting effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public from operations at the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory Site. This report was prepared in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, ''Protection of the Environment,'' Part 61, ''National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants,'' Subpart H, ''National Emission Standards for Emissions of Radionuclides Other than Radon from Department of Energy Facilities.'' The effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public was 4.58E-02 mrem per year, 0.46 percent of the 10 mrem standard.

  7. National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Calendar Year 2013 INL Report for Radionuclides [2014

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    Verdoorn, Mark; Haney, Tom

    2014-06-01

    This report documents the calendar year 2013 radionuclide air emissions and resulting effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public from operations at the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory Site. This report was prepared in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, ''Protection of the Environment,'' Part 61, ''National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants,'' Subpart H, ''National Emission Standards for Emissions of Radionuclides Other than Radon from Department of Energy Facilities.'' The effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public was 3.02 E-02 mrem per year, 0.30 percent of the 10 mrem standard.

  8. National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants—Calendar Year 2011 INL Report for Radionuclides (2012)

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    Mark Verdoorn; Tom Haney

    2012-06-01

    This report documents the calendar year 2011 radionuclide air emissions and resulting effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public from operations at the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory Site. This report was prepared in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, 'Protection of the Environment,' Part 61, 'National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants,' Subpart H, 'National Emission Standards for Emissions of Radionuclides Other than Radon from Department of Energy Facilities.' The effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public was 4.58E-02 mrem per year, 0.46 percent of the 10 mrem standard.

  9. Summary Report of the INL-JISEA Workshop on Nuclear Hybrid Energy Systems

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    Antkowiak, M.; Ruth, M.; Boardman, R.; Bragg-Sitton, S.; Cherry, R.; Shunn, L.

    2012-07-01

    The Institute for Nuclear Energy Science and Technology (INEST) and the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) co-sponsored an international workshop to identify research topics important in advancing the potential use of hybrid systems with a specific focus on nuclear-renewable hybrid systems. The workshop included presentations ranging from energy challenges and research and development directions being pursued by nations to multiple options for hybrid systems. Those options include one that is being commercialized to other opportunities and analysis results quantifying them. The workshop also involved two breakout sessions--one focused on thermal energy management issues especially at unit-operation scale and the second focused on system operations issues including system controls, regulatory issues, technical and economic analysis, and market challenges. A discussion involving the full group focused on more general issues such as societal involvement and participation. Key criteria for selecting hybrid energy system projects and metrics for comparing them were also identified by the full group.

  10. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-12-041 INL EC B3-6.doc

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    1 SECTION A. Project Title: Monitoring and Control of the Hybrid Laser-Gas Metal Arc Welding Process - Idaho National Laboratory SECTION B. Project Description This project will investigate a promising welding process that combines gas metal-arc welding and laser beam welding into Hybrid Las - Gas Metal-Arc Welding. The objectives of this project are to:  Develop and demonstrate a prototype system base on a number of sensing and diagnostic tools to monitor and provide real- time weld process

  11. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-09-001redo.doc

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    09-001 SECTION A. Project Title: SMC Dial Room SECTION B. Project Description The purpose of this project is to design and construct a new "Specific Manufacturing Capability (SMC) Dial Room" (and to procure/install communications equipment) inside the SMC security controlled area. The project will replace an existing dial room in Test Area North (TAN)-601, which is located at the Test Support Facility (TSF) area of TAN and outside SMC control. Because of the requirement for constant

  12. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-12-025-1.doc

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    5 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA)-696 Gasoline Tank Installation SECTION B. Project Description: The two above ground gasoline tanks (04CFA00001, 10CFA00001) located on the east side of CFA-696 do not meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for separation distances (50 ft.) between the tanks and the dispenser. Two options are being considered to resolve the situation: 1. Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA) would take ownership of an existing 12,000

  13. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-13-009 R1.docx

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    09 R1 SECTION A. Project Title: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Project Sagebrush Atmospheric Tracer Dispersion Study Revision 1 SECTION B. Project Description: This revision of this EC is being prepared to provide estimated quantities of tracer emissions to account for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to clarify that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would report GHG emissions as required by Executive Order (EO) 13514. The National Oceanic and

  14. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-020 R1.docx

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    R1 SECTION A. Project Title: Central Facilities Area (CFA)-623/624 Electric Heat Conversion Project SECTION B. Project Description: This Environmental Checklist is being revised to include the specific measures that are needed to convert the CFA-601 warehouse to electric heat. The previous description included language about electrically heating the warehouses but specifics were not identified. CFA-601 warehouse will be converted to electrically supplied heat by installing a new pole-mounted 500

  15. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-042 R1.docx

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    R1 SECTION A. Project Title: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC)/Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) Idaho High Frequency (HF) Shared Resources (SHARES) Station SECTION B. Project Description: The purpose of this revision is to add road maintenance to the scope of the work. In order to install, access, and maintain the proposed communication system, approximately 75-80 linear yards of the road near the facility (see Figure 1) will

  16. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-059 (1).docx

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    9 SECTION A. Project Title: Replace Motor Control Centers 670-E-10,11, 12, 13, 14, DC Panel 670-E-26, VFC 670-E-237 SECTION B. Project Description: In order to meet seismic requirements, the five Motor Control Centers (MCCs) 670-E-10, 670-E-11, 670-E-12, 670-E-13, and 670-E-14 at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) (building Test Reactor Area [TRA]-670) need to be replaced. A test switch for the exhaust fan 670-HVE-18 would be installed, and the Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) 670-E-237, located next

  17. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-013 (1).docx

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    3 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-774 Substation Equipment Upgrades SECTION B. Project Description: Electricity for heat at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) heaters is fed from the substation yard TRA-774 on the northeast corner of TRA-670. The proposed action would replace equipment in TRA-774 to improve efficiency of the equipment and to improve safety during maintenance operations. The proposed action would replace and upgrade the following components: 1. The fused

  18. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-15-013 R1.docx

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    R1 SECTION A. Project Title: Test Reactor Area (TRA)-774 Substation Equipment Upgrades SECTION B. Project Description: This EC is being revised to capture the use of sulfur hexaflouride (SF 6 ) in the proposed new sectionalizer switch. Electricity for heat at the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) heaters is fed from the substation yard TRA-774 on the northeast corner of TRA-670. The proposed action would replace equipment in TRA-774 to improve efficiency of the equipment and to improve safety during

  19. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-16-004 R1.docx

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    4 R1 SECTION A. Project Title: Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex (CITRC) High Frequency Test Bed (HFTB) Expansion SECTION B. Project Description and Purpose: Revision 1 The original Environmental Checklist (EC) was completed in advance of completed drawings and plans. This EC identifies minor changes to the dimensions of the road and asphalt pad, occasional and temporary use of a mobile generator, addition of a pole- mounted solar panel, and occasional and temporary use of a mobile

  20. Cyber in the Cloud -- Lessons Learned from INL's Cloud E-Mail Acquisition

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    Troy Hiltbrand; Daniel Jones

    2012-12-01

    As we look at the cyber security ecosystem, are we planning to fight the battle as we did yesterday, with firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS), or are we sensing a change in how security is evolving and planning accordingly? With the technology enablement and possible financial benefits of cloud computing, the traditional tools for establishing and maintaining our cyber security ecosystems are being dramatically altered.

  1. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012

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    Payne, S. J.; Bruhn, D. F.; Hodges, J. M.; Berg, R. G.

    2015-03-01

    During 2012, the Idaho National Laboratory Seismic Monitoring Program evaluated 17,329 independent triggers that included earthquakes from around the world, the western United States, and local region of the Snake River Plain. Seismologists located 1,460 earthquakes and man-made blasts within and near the 161-km (or 100-mile) radius of the Idaho National Laboratory. Of these earthquakes, 16 had small-to-moderate size magnitudes (M) from 3.0 to 3.6. Within the 161-km radius, the majority of 695 earthquakes (M < 3.6) occurred in the active regions of the Basin and Range Provinces adjacent to the eastern Snake River Plain. Only 11 microearthquakes occurred within the Snake River Plain, four of which occurred in Craters of the Moon National Monument. The earthquakes had magnitudes from 1.0 to 1.7 and occurred at deep depths (11-24 km). Two events with magnitudes less than 1.0 occurred within the Idaho National Laboratory boundaries and had depths less than 10 km.

  2. National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants—Calendar Year 2010 INL Report for Radionuclides (2011)

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    Mark Verdoorn; Tom Haney

    2011-06-01

    This report documents the calendar Year 2010 radionuclide air emissions and resulting effective dose equivalent to the maximally exposed individual member of the public from operations at the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory Site. This report was prepared in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, 'Protection of the Environment,' Part 61, 'National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants,' Subpart H, 'National Emission Standards for Emissions of Radionuclides Other than Radon from Department of Energy Facilities.'

  3. Advanced Energy Storage Life and Health Prognostics (INL) FY 2012 Annual Progress Report

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    Jon P. Christophersen

    2012-10-01

    The objective of this work is to develop methodologies that will accurately estimate state-of-health (SOH) and remaining useful life (RUL) of electrochemical energy storage devices using both offline and online (i.e., in-situ) techniques through: A statistically robust offline battery calendar life estimator tool based on both testing and simulation, and Novel onboard sensor technology for improved online battery diagnostics and prognostics.

  4. EI04~ PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INL PeopleSoft Human Resource

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    ... Will the Information system derive new or meta data about an Individual from the ... DATA USE 11. How will the PII be used? 12. If the system derives meta data, how will the ...

  5. Microsoft Word - DOE-ID-INL-14-004 (1).docx

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    plan to evaluate the use of BEA's modular hybrid plasma system for use in COGENT's waste-to-energy generation project process. This work was completed to COGENT's satisfaction....

  6. Summary Report of the INL-JISEA Workshop on Nuclear Hybrud Energy Systems

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    Mark Antkowiak; Richard Boardman; Shannon Bragg-Sitton; Robert Cherry; Mark Ruth

    2012-07-01

    Hybrid energy systems utilize two or more energy resources as inputs to two or more physically coupled subsystems to produce one or more energy commodities as outputs. Nuclear hybrid energy systems can be used to provide load-following electrical power to match diurnal to seasonal-scale changes in power demand or to compensate for the variability of renewable wind or solar generation. To maintain economical, full rate operation of the nuclear reactor, its thermal energy available when power demand is low could be diverted into making synthetic vehicle fuels of various types. The Institute for Nuclear Energy Science and Technology (INEST) and the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA) co-sponsored an international workshop to identify research topics important in advancing the potential use of hybrid systems with a specific focus on nuclear-renewable hybrid systems. The workshop included presentations ranging from energy challenges and research and development (R&D) directions being pursued by nations to multiple options for hybrid systems. Those options include one that is being commercialized to other opportunities and analysis results quantifying them. The workshop also involved two breakout sessions - one focused on thermal energy management issues especially at unit-operation scale and the second focused on system operations issues including system controls, regulatory issues, technical and economic analysis, and market challenges. A discussion involving the full group focused on more general issues such as societal involvement and participation. Key criteria for selecting hybrid energy system projects and metrics for comparing them were also identified by the full group. The workshop's findings are being used initially by INEST to define topics for a research preproposal solicitation.

  7. FY 2013 INL SITE SUSTAINABILITY PLAN WITH THE FY 2012 ANNUAL REPORT

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    Ernest L. Fossum; Steve A. Birrer

    2012-12-01

    It is the policy of the Department of Energy (DOE) that sustainable energy and transportation fuels management will be integrated into DOE operations to meet obligations under Executive Order (EO) 13423 "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management," the Instructions for Implementation of EO 13423, as well as Guidance Documents issued in accordance thereto and any modifcations or amendments that may be issued from time to time. In furtherance of this obligation, DOE established strategic performance-based energy and transportation fuels goals and strategies through the Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Initiative, which were incorporated into DOE Order 430.2B "Departmental Energy, Renewable energy, and Transportation Management" and were also identified in DOE Order 450.1A, "Environmental Protection Program." These goals and accompanying strategies are to be implemented by DOE sites through the integration of energy and transportation fuels management into site Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

  8. INL Efficiency and Security Testing of EVSE, DC Fast Chargers, and Wireless Charging Systems

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    2013 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

  9. INL Seismic Monitoring Annual Report: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

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    S. J. Payne; J. M. Hodges; R. G. Berg; D. F. Bruhn

    2012-12-01

    During 2011, the Idaho National Laboratory Seismic Monitoring Program evaluated 21,928 independent triggers that included earthquakes from around the world, the western United States, and local region of the Snake River Plain. Seismologists located 2,063 earthquakes and man-made blasts within and near the 161-km (or 100-mile) radius of the Idaho National Laboratory. Of these events, 16 were small-to-moderate size earthquakes ranging in magnitude (M) from 3.0 to 4.4. Within the 161-km radius, the majority of 941 earthquakes (M < 4.4) occurred in the active regions of the Basin and Range Province with only six microearthquakes occurring in the Snake River Plain. In the northern and southeastern Basin and Range, eight earthquake swarms occurred and included over 325 events. Five of the Snake River Plain earthquakes were located within and near the northern and southern ends of the Great Rift volcanic rift zone. All have anomalously deep focal depths (16 to 38 km) and waveforms indicative of fluid movement at mid- and lower-crustal levels and are a continuation of activity observed at Craters of the Moon National Monument since 2007. Since 1972, the Idaho National Laboratory has recorded 55 small-magnitude microearthquakes (M = 2.2) within the eastern Snake River Plain and 25 deep microearthquakes (M = 2.3) in the vicinity of Craters of the Moon National Monument.

  10. Microsoft Word - Transmittal Revised B6 Checlist and Additional Objective Evidence for INL-CCP.doc

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    94:UFC 2300.00 Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office P. O. Box 3090 Carlsbad, New Mexico 88221 November 24, 2009 Mr. Steve Zappe, Project Leader Hazardous Materials Bureau New Mexico Environment Department 2905 E. Rodeo Park Drive, Building 1 Santa Fe, NM 87505-6110 Subject: Transmittal of the Revised B6 Checklist and Additional Objective Evidence for the Idaho National Laboratory/Central Characterization Project Remote-Handled Waste Visual Examination Process, Audit A-10-03 Dear Mr. Zappe:

  11. File:INL-geothermal-rdl-07-21-05-us-002.pdf | Open Energy Information

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    search File File history File usage Estimated geothermal temperature at 4 km with sediment thickness Size of this preview: 800 518 pixels. Full resolution (5,100 3,300...

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    search File File history File usage Estimated geothermal temperature at 10 km with sediment thickness Size of this preview: 800 518 pixels. Full resolution (5,100 3,300...

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    search File File history File usage Estimated geothermal temperature at 6 km with sediment thickness Size of this preview: 800 518 pixels. Full resolution (5,100 3,300...

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    search File File history File usage Estimated geothermal temperature at 3 km with sediment thickness Size of this preview: 800 518 pixels. Full resolution (5,100 3,300...

  15. Data Quality Assurance Program Plan for NRC Division of Risk Analysis Programs at the INL

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    Sattison, Martin B.; Wierman, Thomas E.; Vedros, Kurt G.; Germain, Shawn W. St.; Eide, Steven A.; Sant, Robert L.

    2009-07-01

    The Division of Risk Analysis (DRA), Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES), must ensure that the quality of the data that feed into its programs follow Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) guidelines and possibly other standards and guidelines used in nuclear power plant risk analyses. This report documents the steps taken in DRAs Data Quality Improvement project (Job Control Number N6145) to develop a Data Quality Assurance Program Plan. These steps were 1. Conduct a review of data quality requirements 2. Review current data programs, products, and data quality control activities 3. Review the Institute of Nuclear Power Operation (INPO) Equipment Performance and Information Exchange (EPIX) data quality programs and characterize the EPIX data quality and uncertainty 4. Compare these programs, products, and activities against the requirements 5. Develop a program plan that provides assurance that data quality is being maintained. It is expected that the Data Quality Assurance Program Plan will be routinely implemented in all aspects of future data collection and processing efforts and that specific portions will be executed annually to provide assurance that data quality is being maintained.

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  17. FY 2012 INL SITE SUSTAINABILITY PLAN WITH THE FY 2011 ANNUAL REPORT

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    Ernest L. Fossum; Steve A. Birrer

    2012-01-01

    It is the policy of the Department of Energy (DOE) that sustainable energy and transportation fuels management will be integrated into DOE operations to meet obligations under Executive Order (EO) 13423 "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management," the Instructions for Implementation of EO 13423, as well as Guidance Documents issued in accordance thereto and any modifcations or amendments that may be issued from time to time. In furtherance of this obligation, DOE established strategic performance-based energy and transportation fuels goals and strategies through the Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Initiative, which were incorporated into DOE Order 430.2B "Departmental Energy, Renewable energy, and Transportation Management" and were also identified in DOE Order 450.1A, "Environmental Protection Program." These goals and accompanying strategies are to be implemented by DOE sites through the integration of energy and transportation fuels management into site Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

  18. Manchester Software 1099 Reporting PIA, Idaho National Laboratory...

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    Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Tracking Database, INL Energy Employees' Occupational Illness Compensation Program PIA - INL Education Programs Business Enclave...

  19. Report for the HWMA/RCRA Post Closure Permit for the INTEC Waste Calcining Facility at the INL Site

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    Idaho Cleanup Project

    2006-06-01

    The Waste Calcining Facility (WCF) is located at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center. In 1998, the WCF was closed under an approved Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (HWMA/RCRA) Closure Plan. Vessels and spaces were grouted and then covered with a concrete cap. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality issued a final HWMA/RCRA post-closure permit on September 15, 2003, with an effective date of October 16, 2003. This permit sets forth procedural requirements for groundwater characterization and monitoring, maintenance, and inspections of the WCF to ensure continued protection of human health and the environment. The post-closure permit also includes semiannual reporting requirements under Permit Conditions III.H. and I.U. These reporting requirements have been combined into this single semiannual report.

  20. Draft of M2 Report on Integration of the Hybrid Hydride Model into INL's MBM Framework for Review

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    Tikare, Veena; Weck, Philippe F.; Schultz, Peter A.; Clark, Blythe; Glazoff, Michael; Homer, Eric

    2014-07-01

    This report documents the development, demonstration and validation of a mesoscale, microstructural evolution model for simulation of zirconium hydride {delta}-ZrH{sub 1.5} precipitation in the cladding of used nuclear fuels that may occur during long-term dry storage. While the Zr-based claddings are manufactured free of any hydrogen, they absorb hydrogen during service, in the reactor by a process commonly termed ‘hydrogen pick-up’. The precipitation and growth of zirconium hydrides during dry storage is one of the most likely fuel rod integrity failure mechanisms either by embrittlement or delayed hydride cracking of the cladding. While the phenomenon is well documented and identified as a potential key failure mechanism during long-term dry storage (NUREG/CR-7116), the ability to actually predict the formation of hydrides is poor. The model being documented in this work is a computational capability for the prediction of hydride formation in different claddings of used nuclear fuels. This work supports the Used Fuel Disposition Research and Development Campaign in assessing the structural engineering performance of the cladding during and after long-term dry storage. This document demonstrates a basic hydride precipitation model that is built on a recently developed hybrid Potts-phase field model that combines elements of Potts-Monte Carlo and the phase-field models. The model capabilities are demonstrated along with the incorporation of the starting microstructure, thermodynamics of the Zr-H system and the hydride formation mechanism.

  1. FY 2012 USED FUEL DISPOSITION CAMPAIGN TRANSPORTATION TASK REPORT ON INL EFFORTS SUPPORTING THE MODERATOR EXCLUSION CONCEPT AND STANDARDIZED TRANSPORTATION

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    D. K. Morton

    2012-08-01

    Following the defunding of the Yucca Mountain Project, it is reasonable to assume that commercial used fuel will remain in storage for a longer time period than initially assumed. Previous transportation task work in FY 2011, under the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy, Used Fuel Disposition Campaign, proposed an alternative for safely transporting used fuel regardless of the structural integrity of the used fuel, baskets, poisons, or storage canisters after an extended period of storage. This alternative assures criticality safety during transportation by implementing a concept that achieves moderator exclusion (no in-leakage of moderator into the used fuel cavity). By relying upon a component inside of the transportation cask that provides a watertight function, a strong argument can be made that moderator intrusion is not credible and should not be a required assumption for criticality evaluations during normal or hypothetical accident conditions of transportation. This Transportation Task report addresses the assigned FY 2012 work that supports the proposed moderator exclusion concept as well as a standardized transportation system. The two tasks assigned were to (1) promote the proposed moderator exclusion concept to both regulatory and nuclear industry audiences and (2) advance specific technical issues in order to improve American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III, Division 3 rules for storage and transportation containments. The common point behind both of the assigned tasks is to provide more options that can be used to resolve current issues being debated regarding the future transportation of used fuel after extended storage.

  2. INL Site FY 2010 Executable Plan for Energy and Transportation Fuels Management with the FY 2009 Annual Report

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    Ernest L. Fossum

    2009-12-01

    It is the policy of the Department of Energy (DOE) that sustainable energy and transportation fuels management will be integrated into DOE operations to meet obligations under Executive Order (EO) 13423 "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management," the Instructions for Implementation of EO 13423, as well as Guidance Documents issued in accordance thereto and any modifcations or amendments that may be issued from time to time. In furtherance of this obligation, DOE established strategic performance-based energy and transportation fuels goals and strategies through the Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Initiative, which were incorporated into DOE Order 430.2B "Departmental Energy, Renewable energy, and Transportation Management" and were also identified in DOE Order 450.1A, "Environmental Protection Program." These goals and accompanying strategies are to be implemented by DOE sites through the integration of energy and transportation fuels management into site Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

  3. Adsorption Isotherms for Xenon and Krypton using INL HZ-PAN and AgZ-PAN Sorbents

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    Troy G. Garn; Mitchell Greenhalgh; Veronica J. Rutledge; Jack D. Law

    2014-08-01

    The generation of adsorption isotherms compliments the scale-up of off-gas processes used to control the emission of encapsulated radioactive volatile fission and activation products released during Used Nuclear Fuel (UNF) reprocessing activities. A series of experiments were conducted to obtain capacity results for varying Kr and Xe gas concentrations using HZ-PAN and AgZ-PAN engineered form sorbents. Gas compositions for Kr ranged from 150-40,000 ppmv and 250-5020 ppmv for Xe in a helium balance. The experiments were all performed at 220 K at a flowrate of 50 sccm. Acquired capacities were then respectively fit to the Langmuir equation using the Langmuir linear regression method to obtain the equilibrium parameters Qmax and Keq. Generated experimental adsorption isotherms were then plotted with the Langmuir predicted isotherms to illustrate agreement between the two. The Langmuir parameters were provided for input into the OSPREY model to predict breakthrough of single component adsorption of Kr and Xe on HZ-PAN and AgZ-PAN sorbents at the experimental conditions tested. Kr and Xe capacities resulting from model breakthrough predictions were then compared to experimental capacities for model validation.

  4. Evaluation of INL Supplied MOOSE/OSPREY Model: Modeling Water Adsorption on Type 3A Molecular Sieve

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    Pompilio, L. M.; DePaoli, D. W.; Spencer, B. B.

    2014-08-29

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate Idaho National Labs Multiphysics Object-Oriented Simulation Environment (MOOSE) software in modeling the adsorption of water onto type 3A molecular sieve (3AMS). MOOSE can be thought-of as a computing framework within which applications modeling specific coupled-phenomena can be developed and run. The application titled Off-gas SeParation and REcoverY (OSPREY) has been developed to model gas sorption in packed columns. The sorbate breakthrough curve calculated by MOOSE/OSPREY was compared to results previously obtained in the deep bed hydration tests conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The coding framework permits selection of various options, when they exist, for modeling a process. For example, the OSPREY module includes options to model the adsorption equilibrium with a Langmuir model or a generalized statistical thermodynamic adsorption (GSTA) model. The vapor solid equilibria and the operating conditions of the process (e.g., gas phase concentration) are required to calculate the concentration gradient driving the mass transfer between phases. Both the Langmuir and GSTA models were tested in this evaluation. Input variables were either known from experimental conditions, or were available (e.g., density) or were estimated (e.g., thermal conductivity of sorbent) from the literature. Variables were considered independent of time, i.e., rather than having a mass transfer coefficient that varied with time or position in the bed, the parameter was set to remain constant. The calculated results did not coincide with data from laboratory tests. The model accurately estimated the number of bed volumes processed for the given operating parameters, but breakthrough times were not accurately predicted, varying 50% or more from the data. The shape of the breakthrough curves also differed from the experimental data, indicating a much wider sorption band. Model modifications are needed to improve its utility and predictive capability. Recommended improvements include: greater flexibility for input of mass transfer parameters, time-variable gas inlet concentration, direct output of loading and temperature profiles along the bed, and capability to conduct simulations of beds in series.

  5. An overview of research activities on materials for nuclear applications at the INL Safety, Tritium and Applied Research facility

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    P. Calderoni; P. Sharpe; M. Shimada

    2009-09-01

    The Safety, Tritium and Applied Research facility at the Idaho National Laboratory is a US Department of Energy National User Facility engaged in various aspects of materials research for nuclear applications related to fusion and advanced fission systems. Research activities are mainly focused on the interaction of tritium with materials, in particular plasma facing components, liquid breeders, high temperature coolants, fuel cladding, cooling and blanket structures and heat exchangers. Other activities include validation and verification experiments in support of the Fusion Safety Program, such as beryllium dust reactivity and dust transport in vacuum vessels, and support of Advanced Test Reactor irradiation experiments. This paper presents an overview of the programs engaged in the activities, which include the US-Japan TITAN collaboration, the US ITER program, the Next Generation Power Plant program and the tritium production program, and a presentation of ongoing experiments as well as a summary of recent results with emphasis on fusion relevant materials.

  6. Assessment of Geochemical Environment for the Proposed INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility

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    D. Craig Cooper

    2011-11-01

    Conservative sorption parameters have been estimated for the proposed Idaho National Laboratory Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility. This analysis considers the influence of soils, concrete, and steel components on water chemistry and the influence of water chemistry on the relative partitioning of radionuclides over the life of the facility. A set of estimated conservative distribution coefficients for the primary media encountered by transported radionuclides has been recommended. These media include the vault system, concrete-sand-gravel mix, alluvium, and sedimentary interbeds. This analysis was prepared to support the performance assessment required by U.S. Department of Energy Order 435.1, 'Radioactive Waste Management.' The estimated distribution coefficients are provided to support release and transport calculations of radionuclides from the waste form through the vadose zone. A range of sorption parameters are provided for each key transport media, with recommended values being conservative. The range of uncertainty has been bounded through an assessment of most-likely-minimum and most-likely-maximum distribution coefficient values. The range allows for adequate assessment of mean facility performance while providing the basis for uncertainty analysis.

  7. Revisions to the Facility Safety Order and DOE‐STD‐1066

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    Presenter: Jim Bisker, Fire Protection Program Manager, Office of Health, Safety and Security (HS‐32)

  8. PURADYN Oil Bypass Filtration System Evaluation Test Plan

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    Technologies & Infrastructure Department PURADYN OIL BYPASS FILTRATION SYSTEM EVALUATION TEST PLAN October 2002 Reviewed: INEEL Fleet Maintenance Supervisor (Thomas) Date Reviewed: INEEL Bus & Heavy Equipment Foreman (Murdock) Date Reviewed: INEEL Fleet Maintenance Department Manager (Bullock) Date Approved: INEEL Central/Idaho Falls Facilities Director (Winn) Date Reviewed: INEEL Test Engineer (Zirker) Date Reviewed: INEEL Project Manager (Francfort) Date Approved: INEEL TT&I

  9. Idaho National Laboratory Testing of Advanced Technology Vehicles |

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    Department of Energy 2 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting PDF icon vss021_francfort_2012_o.pdf More Documents & Publications Idaho National Laboratory Testing of Advanced Technology Vehicles Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: Idaho National Laboratory Testing of Advanced Technology Vehicles AVTA HEV, NEV, BEV and HICEV Demonstrations and Testing

  10. Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) - Vehicle Testing and

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    Demonstration Activities | Department of Energy Activity (AVTA) - Vehicle Testing and Demonstration Activities Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) - Vehicle Testing and Demonstration Activities 2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C. PDF icon vss_01_francfort.pdf More Documents & Publications AVTA HEV, NEV, BEV and HICEV Demonstrations and Testing AVTA … PHEV Demonstrations and

  11. Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology on

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    Heavy and Light Vehicles | Department of Energy Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology on Heavy and Light Vehicles Demonstrated Petroleum Reduction Using Oil Bypass Filter Technology on Heavy and Light Vehicles 2004 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentation: Idaho National Engineering and Enviroonmental Laboratory PDF icon 2004_deer_francfort.pdf More Documents & Publications AVTA: Oil Bypass Filter Specifications and Test Procedures

  12. Vehicle Mass Impact on Vehicle Losses and Fuel Economy | Department of

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    Energy Mass Impact on Vehicle Losses and Fuel Economy Vehicle Mass Impact on Vehicle Losses and Fuel Economy 2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting PDF icon vss074_francfort_2012_o.pdf More Documents & Publications Vehicle Mass Impact on Vehicle Losses and Fuel Economy Vehicle Mass and Fuel Efficiency Impact Testing Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2015: Advanced Vehicle Testing & Evaluation

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    Corrie Nichol, INL - Robotics * Timothy McJunkin, INL - NDE * Dr. Alan McLelland, NAMRC (UK) Large Scale RP * Supporting rapid prototyping processes: - Arc-based additive ...

  14. Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL...

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    that have included management of CERCLA and RCRA remediation projects at the INL, Rocky Flats, and Mound laboratories, management of special nuclear materials at the INL, and...

  15. Microsoft Word - 07-1047mpn ltr to Zappe Final Report A-07-06...

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    the Final Audit Report for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Transuranic Waste Certification Program (TWCP) activities and evaluation of the transition of INL TWCP to the...

  16. Fission Product Extraction Process

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    2013-05-28

    A new INL technology can simultaneously extract cesium and strontium for reuse. For more information about INL research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory.

  17. PIA - Human Resources - Personal Information Change Request ...

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    More Documents & Publications PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PIA - INL SECURITY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BUSINESS ENCLAVE Integrated Safety Management Workshop ...

  18. High Performance Computing

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    HPC INL Logo Home High-Performance Computing INL's high-performance computing center provides general use scientific computing capabilities to support the lab's efforts in advanced...

  19. Removing Arsenic from Drinking Water

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    2011-01-01

    See how INL scientists are using nanotechnology to remove arsenic from drinking water. For more INL research, visit http://www.facebook.com/idahonationallaboratory

  20. Soil Separator and Sampler and Method of Sampling - Energy Innovation...

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    Soil Separator and Sampler and Method of Sampling Fluidized Bed system Idaho National Laboratory Contact INL About This Technology Technology Marketing Summary INL has developed a...