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Title: Tank waste remediation system operation and utilization plan,vol. I {ampersand} II

Abstract

The U.S. Department of Energy Richland Operations Office (RL) is in the first stages of contracting with private companies for the treatment and immobilization of tank wastes. The components of tank waste retrieval, treatment, and immobilization have been conceived in two phases (Figure 1.0-1). To meet RL's anticipated contractual requirements, the Project Hanford Management Contractor (PHMC) companies will be required to provide waste feeds to the private companies consistent with waste envelopes that define the feeds in terms of quantity, and concentration of both chemicals and radionuclides. The planning that supports delivery of the feed must be well thought out in four basic areas: (1) Low-activity waste (LAW)/high-level waste (HLW) feed staging plans. How is waste moved within the existing tanks to deliver waste that corresponds to the defined feed envelopes to support the Private Contractor's processing schedule and processing rate? (2) Single-shell tank (SST) retrieval sequence. How are Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement) (Ecology et al. 1994) milestones for SST retrieval integrated into the Phase I processing to set the stage for Phase II processing to complete the mission? (3) Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) process flowsheet. How do materials flow from existing tank inventoriesmore » through: (1) blending and pretreatment functions in the double-shell tanks (DSTs), (2) contractor processing facilities, and (3) stored waste forms (Figure 1.0-2); (4) Storage and disposal of the immobilized low-activity waste (ILAW) and immobilized high-level waste (IHLW) product. How is the ILAW and IHLW product received from the private companies, the ILAW disposed onsite, and the IHLW stored onsite until final disposal?« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management, Washington, DC (US)
OSTI Identifier:
16944
Report Number(s):
HNF-SD-WM-SP-012
ON: DE99050256; BR: EW3130010; TRN: US200304%%153
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-96RL13200
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Supercedes report DE99050256; PBD: 01 Sep 1997; PBD: 1 Sep 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; CONTRACTORS; INVENTORIES; MANAGEMENT; ORDERS; PLANNING; PROCESSING; RADIOISOTOPES; SCHEDULES; STORAGE; TANKS; WASTE FORMS; WASTE RETRIEVAL; WASTES

Citation Formats

Kirkbride, R.A. Tank waste remediation system operation and utilization plan,vol. I {ampersand} II. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.2172/16944.
Kirkbride, R.A. Tank waste remediation system operation and utilization plan,vol. I {ampersand} II. United States. doi:10.2172/16944.
Kirkbride, R.A. Mon . "Tank waste remediation system operation and utilization plan,vol. I {ampersand} II". United States. doi:10.2172/16944. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/16944.
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title = {Tank waste remediation system operation and utilization plan,vol. I {ampersand} II},
author = {Kirkbride, R.A.},
abstractNote = {The U.S. Department of Energy Richland Operations Office (RL) is in the first stages of contracting with private companies for the treatment and immobilization of tank wastes. The components of tank waste retrieval, treatment, and immobilization have been conceived in two phases (Figure 1.0-1). To meet RL's anticipated contractual requirements, the Project Hanford Management Contractor (PHMC) companies will be required to provide waste feeds to the private companies consistent with waste envelopes that define the feeds in terms of quantity, and concentration of both chemicals and radionuclides. The planning that supports delivery of the feed must be well thought out in four basic areas: (1) Low-activity waste (LAW)/high-level waste (HLW) feed staging plans. How is waste moved within the existing tanks to deliver waste that corresponds to the defined feed envelopes to support the Private Contractor's processing schedule and processing rate? (2) Single-shell tank (SST) retrieval sequence. How are Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement) (Ecology et al. 1994) milestones for SST retrieval integrated into the Phase I processing to set the stage for Phase II processing to complete the mission? (3) Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) process flowsheet. How do materials flow from existing tank inventories through: (1) blending and pretreatment functions in the double-shell tanks (DSTs), (2) contractor processing facilities, and (3) stored waste forms (Figure 1.0-2); (4) Storage and disposal of the immobilized low-activity waste (ILAW) and immobilized high-level waste (IHLW) product. How is the ILAW and IHLW product received from the private companies, the ILAW disposed onsite, and the IHLW stored onsite until final disposal?},
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