Energy and Water Development Appropriations for 1988: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, Volume 5

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Page 1053 - Retrieval means the act of intentionally removing radioactive waste before repository closure from the underground location at which the waste had been previously emplaced for disposal. Saturated zone...
Page 1053 - Site characterization means activities, whether in the laboratory or in the field, undertaken to establish the geologic conditions and the ranges of the parameters of a candidate site relevant to the location of a repository...
Page 1043 - Act shall be construed as authorizing the use of motorized vehicles within the natural and historical areas of the national park system, the national wildlife refuge system, the national wilderness preservation system...
Page 1030 - Site conditions such that the pre-waste-emplacement ground-water travel time along any path of likely radionuclide travel from the disturbed zone to the accessible environment would be more than 10,000 years.
Page 1053 - Restricted area means any area access to which is controlled by the licensee for purposes of protection of individuals from exposure to radiation and radioactive materials. Restricted area shall not include any areas used as residential quarters, although a separate room or rooms in a residential building may be set apart as a restricted area. Retrieval means the act of intentionally removing radioactive waste from the underground location at which the waste had been previously emplaced for disposal....
Page 997 - Secretary shall complete a detailed study of the need for and feasibility of, and shall submit to the Congress a proposal for, the construction of one or more monitored retrievable storage facilities for high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.
Page 1053 - spent nuclear fuel" means fuel that has been withdrawn from a nuclear reactor following irradiation, the constituent elements of which have not been separated by reprocessing.
Page 810 - To remedy the situation at these contaminated sites, either the contaminated material will be stabilized in place, with restrictions placed on the use of the site, or the contamination will be removed and disposed of at another location. Authority currently exists, derived from the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, for conducting remedial actions based on a review of the involvement of the Department's predecessor agencies in activities at these sites.
Page 1415 - States the disposal of hazardous wastes and the clean-up of contaminated sites are regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA). Permanent treatment of hazardous waste and contaminated soils is being emphasized and encouraged under both Acts. Among various treatment technologies, stabilization/solidification (S/S) has been designated a "Best Demonstrated Available Technology
Page 1053 - ... and the ranges of the parameters of a candidate site relevant to the location of a repository, including borings, surface excavations, excavations of exploratory shafts, limited subsurface lateral excavations and borings, and in situ testing needed to evaluate the suitability of a candidate site for the location of a repository, but not including preliminary borings and geophysical testing needed to assess whether site characterization should be undertaken. Siting...

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