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Title: Geotechnical Perspectives on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)

Abstract

The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is the first nuclear waste repository certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Success in regulatory compliance resulted from an excellent natural setting for such a repository, a facility with multiple, redundant safety systems, and from a rigorous, transparent scientific and technical evaluation. The WIPP story, which has evolved over the past 25 years, has generated a library of publications and analyses. Details of the multifaceted program are contained in the cited references. Selected geotechnical highlights prove the eminent suitability of the WIPP to serve its congressionally mandated purpose.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (US); Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
9511
Report Number(s):
SAND99-0618C
TRN: US0103142
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International Workshop on the Rock Mechanics of Nuclear Waste Repositories, Vail, CO (US), 06/05/1999--06/06/1999; Other Information: PBD: 5 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; COMPLIANCE; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; ROCK MECHANICS; WIPP; GEOLOGY

Citation Formats

Francke, Chris T., Hansen, Frank D., Knowles, M. Kathyn, Patchet, Stanley J., and Rempe, Norbert T.. Geotechnical Perspectives on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Francke, Chris T., Hansen, Frank D., Knowles, M. Kathyn, Patchet, Stanley J., & Rempe, Norbert T.. Geotechnical Perspectives on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). United States.
Francke, Chris T., Hansen, Frank D., Knowles, M. Kathyn, Patchet, Stanley J., and Rempe, Norbert T.. Thu . "Geotechnical Perspectives on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/9511.
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author = {Francke, Chris T. and Hansen, Frank D. and Knowles, M. Kathyn and Patchet, Stanley J. and Rempe, Norbert T.},
abstractNote = {The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) is the first nuclear waste repository certified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Success in regulatory compliance resulted from an excellent natural setting for such a repository, a facility with multiple, redundant safety systems, and from a rigorous, transparent scientific and technical evaluation. The WIPP story, which has evolved over the past 25 years, has generated a library of publications and analyses. Details of the multifaceted program are contained in the cited references. Selected geotechnical highlights prove the eminent suitability of the WIPP to serve its congressionally mandated purpose.},
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year = {Thu Aug 05 00:00:00 EDT 1999},
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