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analysis of the cost of mined geologic repositories in alternative media

L. L. Clark

analysis of the cost of mined geologic repositories in alternative media

by L. L. Clark

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Published by Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Available from National Technical Information Service in Richland, Wash, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementL.L. Clark, B.M. Cole ; prepared for U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830
    ContributionsCole, B. M. 1938-, Pacific Northwest Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14882439M

    22 considered, and a full description of the analysis methodology. 23 Regulatory Context 24 There are no relevant Federal, state or local laws, regulations, or Executive Orders for geologic 25 resources. However, a geotechnical evaluation of geologic resources, including soil borings and. A deep geological repository is a radioactive waste repository excavated deep within a stable geologic environment (typically below m or feet). It entails a combination of waste form, waste package, engineered seals and geology that is suited to provide a high level of long-term isolation and containment without future maintenance.

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Preliminary cost estimates were made and the conditions affecting cost in each. Get this from a library. An analysis of the cost of mined geologic repositories in alternative media. [L L Clark; B M Cole; Pacific Northwest Laboratory.].

DuringCongress considered legislation to provide for the development of repositories for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. The result of this legislative effort was the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of (NWPA), PLsigned into law January 7, An important part of the NWPA was the establishment of special funds in the US Treasury for Author: P.L.

Hofmann, D.G. Dippold. Analysis of the cost of mined geologic repositories in alternative media Technical Report Clark, L L ; Cole, B M INthe Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted an analysis of the costs of using salt, granite, basalt or tuff to isolate spent nuclear fuel.

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