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High level radioactive waste repositories. Task 3. Review of underground handling and emplacement. 1. Executive summary

Abstract

A review is presented of proposals for transport, handling and emplacement of high-level radioactive waste in an underground repository appropriate to the U.K. context, with particular reference to waste block size and configuration; self-shielded or partially-shielded block; stages of disposal; transport by road/rail to repository site; handling techniques within repository; emplacement in vertical holes or horizontal tunnels; repository access by adit, incline or shaft; conventional and radiological safety; costs; and major areas of uncertainty requiring research or development.
Authors:
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 1981
Product Type:
Book
Report Number:
SEL-9-81
Reference Number:
AIX-15-007123; EDB-84-090235
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; EMPLACEMENT; RAIL TRANSPORT; TRANSPORT; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; UNDERGROUND DISPOSAL; CONFIGURATION; COST; MATERIALS HANDLING; RADIATION PROTECTION LAWS; REVIEWS; SAFETY; SHIELDING; SIZE; UNITED KINGDOM; DOCUMENT TYPES; EUROPE; LAND TRANSPORT; LAWS; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES; WESTERN EUROPE; 052002* - Nuclear Fuels- Waste Disposal & Storage; 050900 - Nuclear Fuels- Transport, Handling, & Storage
OSTI ID:
6952553
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Availability:
Depts. Environment and Transport, Library, Room C3/02, 2 Marsham St., London SW1P 3EB.
Submitting Site:
INIS
Size:
Pages: 29
Announcement Date:
May 13, 2001

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