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Seismic safety in nuclear-waste disposal

David W Carpenter

Seismic safety in nuclear-waste disposal

by David W Carpenter

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Livermore, Calif.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground,
  • Earthquakes -- Safety measures,
  • Seismic waves -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid W. Carpenter, Donald Towse
    SeriesUCID ; 18125
    ContributionsTowse, Donald Frederick, joint author, United States. Dept. of Energy, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14884749M

      Disposal is the final step in the management of radioactive waste. Its aim is to provide safety through emplacement of waste in facilities designed for appropriate levels of containment and isolation. Such facilities are designed and maintained to encompass both natural and engineered barriers for adequate radiation protection of people and environment over long . safety of radioactive waste, consistent with international best practices. G defines the concept of the safety case: an integrated and documented set of arguments to demonstrate the long-term safety of radioactive waste disposal. Central to the safety case is the safety assessment: a systematic and quantitative analysis of the level of.

    safety of radioactive waste disposal proceedings of an international conference on the safety of radioactive waste disposal organized by the international atomic energy agency, co-sponsored by the oecd nuclear energy agency, hosted by the government of japan through the nuclear and industrial safety agency, ministry of economy, trade and industry. For nuclear waste, a simple, quick, and easy disposal method would be to convert the waste into a glass — a technology that is well in hand — and simply drop it into the ocean at random locations. 5 No one can claim that we don't know how to do that! With this disposal, the waste produced by one power plant in one year would eventually.

    It discusses the nuclear fuel cycle, the types of reactors used today and proposed for the future, nuclear waste disposal, reactor accidents and reactor safety, nuclear weapon proliferation, and. nuclear waste disposal • The critics: – Risks are very high – Absence of demonstrated disposal technology after 40+ years proves that nuclear power is fundamentally flawed – Irresponsible to generate more waste while the problem remains unsolved • The advocates – ‘High-level waste is a non-risk’File Size: 1MB.


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