Reassessment of the Civilian radioactive waste management program
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Reassessment of the Civilian radioactive waste management program report to the Congress by United States. Dept. of Energy.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, Available from U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information in Washington, DC, Oak Ridge, TN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactive waste disposal -- United States -- Management,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Government policy -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesReport to Congress on reassessment of the Civilian radioactive waste management program
Statementby the Secretary of Energy
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14439035M

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Comment response document for the Secretary of Energy's "Report to Congress on reassessment of the civilian radioactive waste management program." Print book: National \/\/a>> # Comment response document for the Secretary of Energy\'s \"Report to Congress on reassessment of the civilian radioactive waste management program. On Novem , the Secretary of Energy published his ``Report to Congress on the Reassessment of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program`` (Report), and sent copies to numerous interested parties for their review and comment. This document summarizes comments received on the Report and presents the DOE`s current responses to those . Overview: The Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) oversaw one of the longest and most contentious projects in the Department of Energy (DOE): Yucca Mountain. Involving the underground burial of thousands of tons of radioactive waste, Yucca Mountain has been a controversial plan since the s, with more than $15 billion spent on its development. The total-system life-cycle cost (TSLCC) analysis for the Department of Energy`s (DOE) Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program is an ongoing activity that helps determine whether the revenue-producing mechanism established by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of -- a fee levied on electricity generated in commercial nuclear power plants -- is sufficient to cover the .

Report to Congress on Reassessment of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program, November (DOE/RW). Director's statement, FY Appropriations Hearings. Milestones cited in Project Decision Schedule. The Analysis of the Total System Life Cycle Cost (TSLCC) of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program presents the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management’s (OCRWM) May total system cost estimate for the disposal of the Nation’s spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW). The total-system life-cycle cost (TSLCC) analysis for the Department of Energy`s (DOE) Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program is an ongoing activity that helps determine whether the revenue-producing mechanism established by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of - a fee levied on electricity generated and sold by commercial nuclear power plants - is sufficient to cover . A chart detailling the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. Independence .

This is the fifth Annual Report to Congress by the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM). The report, required by Section (d) of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of (P.L. ), cQvers the activ- ities and expenditures of OCRWM during fiscal year , which ended on Septem File Size: 4MB. Template:Infobox U.S.m eggar tion The Nuclear Waste Policy of is a United States federal law which established a comprehensive national program for the safe, permanent disposal of highly radioactive wastes.. That nuclear waste was being created in the United States, no legislation was enacted to manage its r waste, some of which remains . Program View Assessment Details: Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program: Yucca Mountain Project. The program's purpose is to manage and dispose of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel safely in an underground repository. Yucca Mountain, Nevada, is the Congressionally-designated disposal site. Rating What This Rating Means. Radioactive waste was expected to consist mainly of fission products, with Cs and Sr viewed as the most hazardous, as they were for the weapons program waste. As the civilian nuclear power industry has developed over the past four decades, this picture has changed.