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Title: Waste treatment at the La Hague and Marcoule sites

In this report, an overview of waste treatment and solidification facilities located at the La Hague and Marcoule sites, which are owned and/or operated by Cogema, provided. The La Hague facilities described in this report include the following: The STE3 liquid effluent treatment facility (in operation); the AD2 solid waste processing facility (also in operation); and the UCD alpha waste treatment facility (under construction). The Marcoule facilities described in this report, both of which are in operation, include the following: The STEL-EVA liquid effluent treatment facilities for the entire site; and the alpha waste incinerator of the UPI plant. This report is organized into four sections: this introduction, low-level waste treatment at La Hague, low-level waste treatment at Marcoule, and new process development. including the solvent pyrolysis process currently in the development stage for Cogema`s plants.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
93598
Report Number(s):
ES/WM-49; ORNL/M-4616
ON: DE95015372; CNN: 1AK-EGJ68V; TRN: 95:018552
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: Waste Management Program; PBD: Apr 1995
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Societe Generale pour les Techniques Nouvelles (SGN), 78 - Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France); CEA Agence Nationale pour la Gestion des Dechets Radioactifes (ANDRA), 92 - Fontenay-aux-Roses (France); Numatec, Inc., Bethesda, MD (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; FRANCE; RADIOACTIVE WASTE FACILITIES; COGEMA LA HAGUE; COGEMA MARCOULE; LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RADIOACTIVE WASTE PROCESSING; ALPHA-BEARING WASTES