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Title: Case histories of West Valley spent fuel shipments: Final report

In 1983, NRC/FC initiated a study on institutional issues related to spent fuel shipments originating at the former spent fuel processing facility in West Valley, New York. FC staff viewed the shipment campaigns as a one-time opportunity to document the institutional issues that may arise with a substantial increase in spent fuel shipping activity. NRC subsequently contracted with the Aerospace Corporation for the West Valley Study. This report contains a detailed description of the events which took place prior to and during the spent fuel shipments. The report also contains a discussion of the shipment issues that arose, and presents general findings. Most of the institutional issues discussed in the report do not fall under NRC's transportation authority. The case histories provide a reference to agencies and other institutions that may be involved in future spent fuel shipping campaigns. 130 refs., 7 figs., 19 tabs.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6897544
Report Number(s):
NUREG/CR-4847
ON: TI87900521
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Aerospace Corp., Los Angeles, CA (USA); Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (USA). Div. of Fuel Cycle and Material Safety
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; SPENT FUELS; TRANSPORT; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; NEW YORK; ENERGY SOURCES; FEDERAL REGION II; FUELS; MATERIALS; NORTH AMERICA; NUCLEAR FUELS; REACTOR MATERIALS; USA 050900* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Transport, Handling, & Storage