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Title: Closure Plan for the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site at the Nevada Test Site

The Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RMWS) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) is managed and operated by National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec), for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO). This document is the first update of the preliminary closure plan for the Area 5 RWMS at the NTS that was presented in the Integrated Closure and Monitoring Plan (DOE, 2005a). The major updates to the plan include a new closure schedule, updated closure inventory, updated site and facility characterization data, the Title II engineering cover design, and the closure process for the 92-Acre Area of the RWMS. The format and content of this site-specific plan follows the Format and Content Guide for U.S. Department of Energy Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Closure Plans (DOE, 1999a). This interim closure plan meets closure and post-closure monitoring requirements of the order DOE O 435.1, manual DOE M 435.1-1, Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 191, 40 CFR 265, Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 444.743, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requirements as incorporated into NAC 444.8632. The Area 5 RWMS accepts primarily packaged low-level waste (LLW), low-level mixed waste (LLMW), and asbestiformmore » low-level waste (ALLW) for disposal in excavated disposal cells.« less
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
939135
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV/25946--553
TRN: US0806844
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC52-06NA25946
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
National Security Technologies, LLC
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CLOSURES; DESIGN; MONITORING; NATIONAL SECURITY; NEVADA TEST SITE; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; REGULATIONS; RESOURCE CONSERVATION; SECURITY; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTES closure plan, Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site