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Title: Hanford Tanks 241-C-202 and 241-C-203 Residual Waste Contaminant Release Models and Supporting Data

Abstract

As directed by Congress, the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) established the Office of River Protection in 1998 to manage DOE's largest, most complex environmental cleanup project – retrieval of radioactive waste from Hanford tanks for treatment and eventual disposal. Sixty percent by volume of the nation's high-level radioactive waste is stored at Hanford in aging deteriorating tanks. If not cleaned up, this waste is a threat to the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest. CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., is the Office of River Protection's prime contractor responsible for the storage, retrieval, and disposal of Hanford's tank waste. As part of this effort, CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. contracted with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop release models for key contaminants that are present in residual sludge remaining after closure of Hanford Tanks 241-C-203 (C-203) and 241-C-204 (C-204). The release models were developed from data generated by laboratory characterization and testing of samples from these two tanks. These release models are being developed to support the tank closure risk assessments performed by CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc., for DOE.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
917218
Report Number(s):
PNNL-16229
830403000; TRN: US0804480
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; AGING; CLOSURES; COLUMBIA RIVER; CONTRACTORS; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RISK ASSESSMENT; RIVERS; SLUDGES; STORAGE; TANKS; TESTING; WASTES

Citation Formats

Deutsch, William J, Krupka, Kenneth M, Lindberg, Michael J, Cantrell, Kirk J, Brown, Christopher F, Mattigod, Shas V, Schaef, Herbert T, and Arey, Bruce W. Hanford Tanks 241-C-202 and 241-C-203 Residual Waste Contaminant Release Models and Supporting Data. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/917218.
Deutsch, William J, Krupka, Kenneth M, Lindberg, Michael J, Cantrell, Kirk J, Brown, Christopher F, Mattigod, Shas V, Schaef, Herbert T, & Arey, Bruce W. Hanford Tanks 241-C-202 and 241-C-203 Residual Waste Contaminant Release Models and Supporting Data. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/917218
Deutsch, William J, Krupka, Kenneth M, Lindberg, Michael J, Cantrell, Kirk J, Brown, Christopher F, Mattigod, Shas V, Schaef, Herbert T, and Arey, Bruce W. Thu . "Hanford Tanks 241-C-202 and 241-C-203 Residual Waste Contaminant Release Models and Supporting Data". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/917218. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/917218.
@article{osti_917218,
title = {Hanford Tanks 241-C-202 and 241-C-203 Residual Waste Contaminant Release Models and Supporting Data},
author = {Deutsch, William J and Krupka, Kenneth M and Lindberg, Michael J and Cantrell, Kirk J and Brown, Christopher F and Mattigod, Shas V and Schaef, Herbert T and Arey, Bruce W},
abstractNote = {As directed by Congress, the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) established the Office of River Protection in 1998 to manage DOE's largest, most complex environmental cleanup project – retrieval of radioactive waste from Hanford tanks for treatment and eventual disposal. Sixty percent by volume of the nation's high-level radioactive waste is stored at Hanford in aging deteriorating tanks. If not cleaned up, this waste is a threat to the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest. CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc., is the Office of River Protection's prime contractor responsible for the storage, retrieval, and disposal of Hanford's tank waste. As part of this effort, CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. contracted with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop release models for key contaminants that are present in residual sludge remaining after closure of Hanford Tanks 241-C-203 (C-203) and 241-C-204 (C-204). The release models were developed from data generated by laboratory characterization and testing of samples from these two tanks. These release models are being developed to support the tank closure risk assessments performed by CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc., for DOE.},
doi = {10.2172/917218},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/917218}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2007},
month = {9}
}