By Glenn E. Schweitzer and A. Chelsea Sharber, Editors

ISBN-10: 030909688X

ISBN-13: 9780309096881

As a part of a long-standing collaboration on nuclear nonproliferation, the nationwide Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences held a joint workshop in Moscow in 2003 at the clinical features of a world radioactive disposal website in Russia. The passage of Russian legislation allowing the importation and garage of high-level radioactive fabric (primarily spent nuclear gas from reactors) has engendered curiosity from a few overseas governments, together with the united states, in exploring the opportunity of moving fabric to Russia on a brief or everlasting foundation. The workshop excited by the environmental elements of the overall place and features of a potential garage website, transportation to and in the website, bins for transportation and garage, stock and responsibility, audits and inspections, and dealing with applied sciences.

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Report to the ANTT Subcommittee. December 2002. would not be needed. With no reprocessing, a second repository is estimated to cost $35 billion. The total savings for disposal from separation of uranium and transmutation is estimated at about $53 billion. In addition to the significant cost savings for the first repository and the elimination of the need for a second repository, uranium separation and transmutation could serve the worthwhile goal of reducing the time required for the radiotoxicity of the waste in the repository to settle to the level of natural uranium, and this reduction would be from about 300,000 years to several hundred years, as shown in Figure 4.

19 HANDLING SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL National Research Council. Characterization of Remote-Handled Waste for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). : National Academy Press, 2002. Examples of broader studies are National Research Council. A Strategic Vision for Department of Energy Environmental Quality Research and Development. : National Academy Press, 2001. This report addressed all the programs that relate to the environmental quality research and development portfolio across many DOE divisions.

To ensure a high level of coordination DOE has appointed Ralph Bennett of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory to serve as the national technical director of systems analysis for the AFCI. The program has been divided into the following three subprograms, with the corresponding director and sample responsibilities: 40 AN INTERNATIONAL SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL STORAGE FACILITY 1. fuels development—Kemal Pasamehmetoglu, Los Alamos National Laboratory; fuel forms: oxide, nitride, metal, dispersion, ceramic, coated particles; fabrication techniques 2.

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