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Title: Standardized Canisters and Their Potential Impact on an Integrated Waste Management System

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. ORNL
  2. Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)
OSTI Identifier:
1352769
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management (IHLRWM) 2017, Charlotte, NC, USA, 20170409, 20170409
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Jarrell, Joshua J, Joseph III, Robert Anthony, Cumberland, Riley M, Petersen, Gordon M, and Kalinina, Elena. Standardized Canisters and Their Potential Impact on an Integrated Waste Management System. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Jarrell, Joshua J, Joseph III, Robert Anthony, Cumberland, Riley M, Petersen, Gordon M, & Kalinina, Elena. Standardized Canisters and Their Potential Impact on an Integrated Waste Management System. United States.
Jarrell, Joshua J, Joseph III, Robert Anthony, Cumberland, Riley M, Petersen, Gordon M, and Kalinina, Elena. Sun . "Standardized Canisters and Their Potential Impact on an Integrated Waste Management System". United States. doi:.
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  • An evaluation was made of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System (CRWMS) using dual-purpose canisters (DPCs) and was compared to a system using multi-purpose canisters (MPCs). The DPC would be designed for transportation and storage, whereas the MPC is designed for transportation, storage, and geologic disposal. Implementation of the DPC concept could allow the federal government to proceed with storage and transportation of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) without linkage to geologic disposal, while continuing to independently develop ultimate geologic disposal requirements and designs.
  • The US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) is responsible for disposing of the nation`s high-level radioactive waste. Currently, DOE is considering the use of Multi-Purpose Canisters (MPCs) to containerize commercial spent nuclear fuel (SNF) to be handled by the system. To achieve its safeguards and security objectives, OCRWM plans to institute a US Regulatory Commission (NRC)-approved safeguards program. Since the Mined Geologic Disposal System (MGDS) facility and a possible Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility may be subject to selection for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections, the safeguards program for MPCs may not precludemore » compliance with the requirements of the IAEA`s Annex D, Special Criteria for Difficult-to-Access Fuel Items. MPC safeguards are based on three principles: Verification, Material Control and Accounting, and Physical Protection.« less
  • The US Department of Energy (DOE) Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) has fully embraced a flexible, computer-based tool to help increase waste management efficiency and integrate multiple operational functions from waste generation through waste disposition while reducing cost. The Integrated Waste Tracking System (IWTS)provides comprehensive information management for containerized waste during generation,storage, treatment, transport, and disposal. The IWTS provides all information necessary for facilities to properly manage and demonstrate regulatory compliance. As a platformindependent, client-server and Web-based inventory and compliance system, the IWTS has proven to be a successful tracking, characterization, compliance, and reporting tool that meets themore » needs of both operations and management while providing a high level of management flexibility.« less