Preliminary Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel from Shutdown Sites

This report fulfills the M2 milestone M2SF-17PN020302031, “Revised Shutdown Sites Evaluation.” Changes from Revision 4 (September 2016) of the report include incorporating revised spent nuclear fuel data and discharge estimates from the GC-859 database; updating of Google Earth imagery; incorporating revisions to transportation certificates of compliance; and adding information obtained from the site visit to Fort Calhoun.




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Initial Site-Specific De-Inventory Report for Kewaunee

This report has been developed to satisfy the Statement of Work for Task Order #3 for the Department of Energy (DOE) – Office of Nuclear Energy under contract number DE-NE0008491 issued to AREVA Federal Services (AFS).




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Memorandum of Understanding between DOE and Navy

This Memorandum of Understanding is between the United States Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, and the United States Department of the Navy, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The MOU describes areas of cooperation regarding the transport of spent nuclear fuel by rail, specifically the design of a security escort railcar that could be used by both organizations to support rail shipments of spent nuclear fuel.




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Initial Site-Specific De-Inventory Report for Big Rock Point

This report has been developed to satisfy solicitation number 6400013399 under subcontract
number 4000138474 issued by UT-Battelle, LLC, managing contractor of Oak Ridge National
Laboratory to AREVA Federal Services (AFS).
The purpose of this report is to assist the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) in
laying the groundwork for implementing an integrated waste management system. This includes
preparing for future large-scale transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), High-Level Radioactive




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Initial Site-Specific De-Inventory Report for Humboldt Bay

This report has been developed to satisfy solicitation number 6400013399 under subcontract
number 4000138474 issued by UT-Battelle, LLC, managing contractor of Oak Ridge National
Laboratory (ORNL) to AREVA Federal Services (AFS).
The purpose of this report is to assist the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) in
laying the groundwork for implementing an integrated waste management system. This includes
preparing for future large-scale transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), High-Level Waste




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Initial Site-Specific De-inventory Report for Connecticut Yankee

This report has been developed to satisfy solicitation number 6400014223 under subcontract
number 4000138474 issued by UT-Battelle, LLC, managing contractor of Oak Ridge National
Laboratory (ORNL) to AREVA Federal Services (AFS).
The purpose of this report is to assist the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) in
laying the groundwork for implementing an integrated waste management system. This includes
preparing for future large-scale transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), High-Level Radioactive




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Initial Site-Specific De-Inventory Report for Maine Yankee

The purpose of this report is to assist the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) in
laying the groundwork for implementing an integrated waste management system. This includes
preparing for future large-scale transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), High-Level Radioactive
Waste (HLW), and Greater Than Class C (GTCC) Low Level Radioactive Waste (LLW). This
report addresses the tasks, equipment, and interfaces necessary for the complete de-inventory of
the Maine Yankee (MY) independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) site located in the




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Initial Site-Specific De-Inventory Report for Trojan

The purpose of this report is to assist the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) in
laying the groundwork for implementing an integrated waste management system. This includes
preparing for future large-scale transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), High-Level Radioactive
Waste (HLW), and Greater Than Class C (GTCC) Low Level Radioactive Waste (LLW). This
report addresses the tasks, equipment, and interfaces necessary for the complete de-inventory of
the Trojan independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) located in northwestern Oregon




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Section 180(c) Proposed Policy Implementation Exercise: Lessons Learned

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy’s Nuclear Fuels Storage and Transportation Planning Project (NFST) recently completed a two-year Section 180(c) Proposed Policy Implementation Exercise (the Exercise) with volunteers from eight states and one Native American Tribe.




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Development of Rail Accident Rates for SNF Rail Shipments

Presentation and Paper for WM 2017. A key factor in evaluating the safety of rail shipments involving the transport of commercial spent nuclear fuel (SNF) is the development of transportation accident rates that are reflective of the unique characteristics associated with these train operations. Typical rail freight operations may involve consists of a hundred cars or more, which may pass through multiple rail yards for trains to be decoupled and reassembled. In contrast, trains carrying SNF are anticipated to be operated in consists of considerably fewer cars.




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