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Title: PUREX Storage Tunnels dangerous waste permit application

The PUREX Storage Tunnels are a mixed waste storage unit consisting of two underground railroad tunnels: Tunnel Number 1 designated 218-E-14 and Tunnel Number 2 designated 218-E-15. The two tunnels are connected by rail to the PUREX Plant and combine to provide storage space for 48 railroad cars (railcars). The PUREX Storage Tunnels provide a long-term storage location for equipment removed from the PUREX Plant. Transfers into the PUREX Storage Tunnels are made on an as-needed basis. Radioactively contaminated equipment is loaded on railcars and remotely transferred by rail into the PUREX Storage Tunnels. Railcars act as both a transport means and a storage platform for equipment placed into the tunnels. This report consists of part A and part B. Part A reports on amounts and locations of the mixed water. Part B permit application consists of the following: Facility Description and General Provisions; Waste Characteristics; Process Information; Groundwater Monitoring; Procedures to Prevent Hazards; Contingency Plan; Personnel Training; Exposure Information Report.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5911467
Report Number(s):
DOE/RL-90-24-Vol.1-Rev.1
ON: DE92004155
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-87RL10930
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
USDOE Richland Operations Office, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
DOE; USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; PERSONNEL; TRAINING; PUREX PROCESS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RADIOACTIVE WASTE STORAGE; PERMITS; TUNNELS; EQUIPMENT; HANFORD RESERVATION; MAPS; MINIMIZATION; MIXTURES; RAILROAD CARS; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; DISPERSIONS; EDUCATION; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; REPROCESSING; SEPARATION PROCESSES; STORAGE; TRAINS; UNDERGROUND FACILITIES; US DOE; US ERDA; US ORGANIZATIONS; VEHICLES; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE STORAGE; WASTES 050800* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Spent Fuels Reprocessing; 052002 -- Nuclear Fuels-- Waste Disposal & Storage; 054000 -- Nuclear Fuels-- Health & Safety