Project Concept for Nuclear Fuels Storage and Transportation: Fuel Cycle Research & Development   [open pdf - 3MB]

"The Department of Energy (DOE) issued its 'Strategy for the Management and Disposition of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste' in January 2013. DOE undertook studies and analyses to determine systems and design concepts as a preliminary step to further defining systems, equipment, and facilities to implement the Strategy. This report uses the work performed by industry and national laboratories and configures system components to meet the requirements of the Strategy. The project concept provides guidance for the next stage of design development as well as supporting the consent-based siting process being undertaken by DOE. The project concept includes a pilot interim storage facility, a larger interim storage facility, and the transportation system and equipment needed to move used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste from current locations to interim storage and then to a future permanent geologic repository."

Report Number:
FCRD-NFST-2013-000132, Rev. 1; Fuel Cycle Research & Development-Nuclear Fueld Storage and Transportation-2013-000132, Rev. 1
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U.S. Department of Energy: http://energy.gov/
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