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Variation of heat loading for a repository at Yucca Mountain

Terje Brandshaug

Variation of heat loading for a repository at Yucca Mountain

by Terje Brandshaug

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Published by Division of High-Level Waste Management, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waste disposal in the ground -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by T. Brandshaug.
    ContributionsU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. Division of High-Level Waste Management., Itasca Consulting Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15362355M

    The Yucca Mountain Project. April 5, Good morning, Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee. Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you on behalf of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Yucca Mountain Project. Let me emphasize from the outset how seriously USGS takes this situation. Feb 12,  · Yucca Mountain, Nevada has been designated as the nation's high-level radioactive waste repository and the U.S. Department of Energy has been approved to apply to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to construct a repository. Heat transfer in the Yucca Mountain Project (YMP) drift enclosures is an important aspect of repository.

    The EPA general Standard that would be violated by a Yucca Mountain repository did not contemplate the unique repository design, based on the geology of Yucca Mountain, where waste would be emplaced in the rock about feet below ground, but still about feet above the water table. The radionuclide release that would. Yucca Mountain Archival Documents From the Former Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. View archival Yucca Mountain documents that were previously posted on the website for the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. Additional Yucca Mountain license application-related documents are available through the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Licensing Support Network .

    Yucca Mountain Repository To date, the Department of Energy (DOE) has spent $6 billion studying the feasibility of storing spent fuel deep within Yucca Mountain. The project in-volves scientists and engineers from the U.S. Geological Survey, several nation-al laboratories, and a slew of private companies and government agencies. Mar 05,  · Yucca Mountain As Metaphor in About A Mountain When writer John D'Agata moved his mother to the suburbs of Las Vegas, he began looking at the history of .


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Variation of heat loading for a repository at Yucca Mountain by Terje Brandshaug Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Variation of heat loading for a repository at Yucca Mountain. [Terje Brandshaug; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Division of High. The Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, as designated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act amendments ofis to be a deep geological repository storage facility within Yucca Mountain for spent nuclear fuel and other high-level radioactive waste in the United States.

The site is located on federal land adjacent to the Nevada Test Site in Nye County, Nevada, about 80 mi ( km) northwest.

To enter the area planned for use as the Yucca Mountain Repository, one rides a rudimentary, and topless, shuttle train into one of the biggest holes in the world, a five-mile-long, U-shaped. Jan 05,  · Senior project for a hard class. Need to spread knowledge on the topic.

Comments are welcome, please be respectful. email actually is [email protected] Abstract. Integral methods have been developed and applied to the prediction of the far field thermal impact of a nuclear waste repository. Specifically, the heat balance integral has been applied to a semi-infinite layered domain in which a limited number of sublayers form the repository overburden, and the repository is represented by an infinite plane beneath either one or two sublayers.

Closing Yucca Mountain: Litigation Associated with Attempts to Abandon the Planned Nuclear Waste Repository Todd Garvey Legislative Attorney June 4, Congressional Research Service lphsbands.com R Jun 18,  · The Nuclear Regulatory Commission received an application from the Department of Energy on June 3,for a license to construct the nation's first geologic repository for high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

The NRC's role is to assess whether the proposed facility meets NRC's regulatory requirements. General Information. Viability Assessment of a Repository at Yucca Mountain. Over the past 15 years, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been studying a site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, to determine whether it is a suitable place to build a geologic repository for the Nation’s spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.

Feb 28,  · The mountain that John D’Agata is ostensibly concerned with in his slim but powerful new book, “About a Mountain,” is Yucca Mountain, located approximately miles north of Las Vegas.

Temperature and relative humidity are primary environmental factors affecting waste package corrosion rates for the potential repository in the unsaturated zone at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Under ambient conditions, the repository environment is quite humid. If relative humidity is low enough (Cited by: 4.

Welcome to the Eureka County Yucca Mountain Information Office. As one of the designated Affected Units of Local Government, Eureka County maintains this website to keep citizens informed about the decisions concerning the potential transportation and disposal of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, lphsbands.com this website you will find current news clippings, documents, photos, maps, and much.

Yucca Mountain in southern Nevada—the potential site for a repository for high-level nuclear wastes —lies within the Alkali Flat/ Furnace Creek subdivision of the Death Valley Ground-water System (see Figure 1).The regional ground-water system also includes the Ash Meadows and Oasis Valley subbasins.

Situated some 90 miles from Las Vegas, Nevada Yucca Mountain is currently the only site that has been studied in detail for geological disposal of spent nuclear fuel and defense high-level waste. There are ten (10) designated Affected Units of Local Governments (AULG's) in relative proximity to Yucca Mountain.

These AULG's have been granted authority to provide information and public. Co-author says new book is not ‘pro Yucca Mountain’ poses for a photo with his book at the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday, June 15,in Las Vegas.

Miami Heat forward Author: Keith Rogers. Yucca Mountain site poses many problems By Sen. Harry Reid. June 13, Once thought to be down for the count, nuclear power is now poised to play a major role in America's energy future. Vice President Cheney's Energy Task Force is breathing life into a declining industry, a revitalization it's feeling for the first time in decades.

An important finding that bears directly on Yucca Mountain's waste isolation capability is that volcanic tuffs are unstable at elevated temperatures.

The volcanic tuffs beneath Yucca Mountain are locally altered to zeolites and clays that form layers underneath. The state's official position is that Yucca Mountain is a singularly bad site to house the nation's high-level nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel for several reasons: GEOLOGY and LOCATION: There are many unresolved scientific issues relative to the suitability of the Yucca Mountain site.

These issues include hydrology, inadequacy of the. The Yucca Mountain site is currently being assessed to determine its suitability as a potential high-level nuclear waste repository.

The mineralogical evolution anticipated to occur in the potential Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository site is important to the assessment of repository performance for Author: Glassley, W., Llnl.

Risk Estimation and Expert Judgment: The Case of Yucca Mountain Kristin Shrader-Frechette* Overview Sincethe U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has spent more than $3 billion to characterize and evaluate Yucca Mountain, Nevada as a possible site for the world's first permanent facility to store high-levelCited by: 2.

Compare the small range of variation in δD and δ 18 O from Yucca Mountain ground waters with the large variations measured at Salton Sea (Figure 3). There is no evidence for either evaporation or geothermal exchange controlling the isotopic composition of ground waters at Yucca Mountain, except locally, at Cane Springs.

in a project of. Scientists prepare to debate danger of Yucca Mountain’s volcanic neighbors (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal) the arguments for and against a Yucca Mountain repository would be Author: Keith Rogers.The Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, located on a piece of land adjoining the Nevada Test Site in Nye County, Nevada, was designed to be a deep geological repository storage facility for spent nuclear fuel and other high- level radioactive waste, as designated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act amendments of History of Yucca Mountain Project.

In decending order. – Congress passes the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, requiring the establishment of a deep geologic repository for nuclear waste storage and lphsbands.com legislation stipulates the significance of geologic and hydrologic conditions in selecting a repository site and mandates the consideration of at least five sites in two or more types.