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Title: Underground waste barrier structure

Abstract

Disclosed is an underground waste barrier structure that consists of waste material, a first container formed of activated carbonaceous material enclosing the waste material, a second container formed of zeolite enclosing the first container, and clay covering the second container. The underground waste barrier structure is constructed by forming a recessed area within the earth, lining the recessed area with a layer of clay, lining the clay with a layer of zeolite, lining the zeolite with a layer of activated carbonaceous material, placing the waste material within the lined recessed area, forming a ceiling over the waste material of a layer of activated carbonaceous material, a layer of zeolite, and a layer of clay, the layers in the ceiling cojoining with the respective layers forming the walls of the structure, and finally, covering the ceiling with earth.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Hamburg, NY)
  2. (Gibsonia, PA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WEST VALLEY NUCLEAR SERVICES
OSTI Identifier:
866745
Patent Number(s):
4778628
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) WVDP
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-81NE44139
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
underground; waste; barrier; structure; disclosed; consists; material; container; formed; activated; carbonaceous; enclosing; zeolite; clay; covering; constructed; forming; recessed; earth; lining; layer; placing; lined; ceiling; layers; cojoining; respective; walls; finally; activated carbon; waste material; carbonaceous material; underground waste; waste barrier; barrier structure; container formed; /405/250/376/588/976/

Citation Formats

Saha, Anuj J., and Grant, David C. Underground waste barrier structure. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Saha, Anuj J., & Grant, David C. Underground waste barrier structure. United States.
Saha, Anuj J., and Grant, David C. Fri . "Underground waste barrier structure". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866745.
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abstractNote = {Disclosed is an underground waste barrier structure that consists of waste material, a first container formed of activated carbonaceous material enclosing the waste material, a second container formed of zeolite enclosing the first container, and clay covering the second container. The underground waste barrier structure is constructed by forming a recessed area within the earth, lining the recessed area with a layer of clay, lining the clay with a layer of zeolite, lining the zeolite with a layer of activated carbonaceous material, placing the waste material within the lined recessed area, forming a ceiling over the waste material of a layer of activated carbonaceous material, a layer of zeolite, and a layer of clay, the layers in the ceiling cojoining with the respective layers forming the walls of the structure, and finally, covering the ceiling with earth.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {1}
}

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