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Preliminary risk assessment for nuclear waste disposal in space

Eric E Rice

Preliminary risk assessment for nuclear waste disposal in space

by Eric E Rice

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Published by Battelle, Columbus Laboratories in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States,
  • Space vehicles -- Shielding (Radiation),
  • Radioactive pollution of the atmosphere

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBattelle report to National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, Report to National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama
    Statementby Eric E. Rice, Richard S. Denning, Alan L. Friedlander ; to National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center
    ContributionsDenning, R. S, Friedlander, Alan L, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Battelle Memorial Institute. Columbus Laboratories
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14927508M

    Safety assessment for near surface disposal The long-term safety of radioactive waste disposal facilities is usually demonstrated with the support of a safety assessment. This normally includes modelling of radionuclide release from a multi-barrier near surface or deep disposal facility to .   Radioactive Waste - The Journey to Disposal These various uses of nuclear technologies generate waste like many other processes. To ensure that it poses no risk to people or the environment now and in the future all countries using nuclear technologies have the responsibility to manage radioactive waste safely and securely.

    A solution for the nuclear waste problem is the key challenge for an extensive use of nuclear reactors as a major carbon free, sustainable, and applied highly reliable energy source. Partitioning and Transmutation (P&T) promises a solution for improved waste management. Current strategies rely on systems designed in the 60’s for the massive production of by: 4. Summary. This report is the product of a congressional request 1 to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for an evaluation of the general viability of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s (DOE-NNSA’s 2) conceptual plans for disposing of 34 metric tons (MT) of surplus plutonium 3 in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), a.

      Wanted: Parking Space for Nuclear Waste. By Matthew L. Wald Janu They also want a new entity to look for a permanent disposal site and to reform the use of a nuclear waste trust fund into which the Energy Department funnels cent per kilowatt-hour of the energy made at reactors. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience in the processing and disposal of waste, An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation, Second Edition examines the gamut of nuclear waste issues from the natural level of radionuclides in the environment to geological disposal of waste-forms and their long-term covers all-important aspects of processing and immobilization, including.


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