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Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants

T. E Collins

Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants

by T. E Collins

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Open LibraryOL10112685M
ISBN 100160616204
ISBN 109780160616204
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The nuclear power debate is a long-running controversy about the risks and benefits of using nuclear reactors to generate electricity for civilian purposes. The debate about nuclear power peaked during the s and s, as more and more reactors were built and came online, and "reached an intensity unprecedented in the history of technology controversies" in some countries. Spent Fuel Safety Studies and Analyses Steven Jones Division of Safety Systems Spent Nuclear Fuel from Spent Fuel Storage Pools to Dry Storage After Five Years of Cooling,” EPRI, November • Spent Fuel Pool Study (Appendix D) and Tier 3 Regulatory.

The spent nuclear fuel now stored on site in nuclear power stations is another source of major hazard. Large amounts are stored under water in pools next to the reactors. Those pools currently use high-density racks to maximise the storage space. Unfortunately this makes cooling less effective especially if water were lost from a pool. Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants,” Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, Report No. Development, Application, and Implementation of RAMCAP to Characterize Nuclear Power Plant Risk From Terrorism. ICONEAuthor: Ming Wang, Modi Lin, Jinkai Wang.

Mike Wright is a Decommissioning Engineering Manager for Pacific Gas & Electric at Diablo Canyon power plant. In this role, he is responsible for the cost estimates and implementation plans for several scopes of work including reactor vessel segmentation, large component removal, cold & dark program, spent fuel pool island and spent fuel. It is currently projected that spent nuclear fuel, which is discharged from the reactor and then stored in water pools, may remain in those pools for several decades. Other studies have addressed the expected integrity of the spent fuel during extended water storage; this study assesses the integrity of metallic spent fuel pool components.


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Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants by T. E Collins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jan 03,  · This study contains the results of the NRC staffs evaluation of the potential accident risk in a spent fuel pool at decommissioning plants in the United States.

This study was prepared to provide a technical basis for decommissioning rulemaking for permanently shutdown nuclear power plants. This report documents a study of spent fuel pool (SFP) accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants.

The study was undertaken to support development of a risk-informed technical basis for reviewing exemption requests and a regulatory framework for integrated rulemaking. Jul 25,  · During the th meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, November, we discussed the draft final technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants.

The ACRS Reactor Fuels Subcommittee also met on October 18,to discuss this matter. During these meetings, we had the benefit of discussions with the staff and with. Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants. Manuscript Completed: January Date Published: February 1 Prepared by T.E.

Collins, G. Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants G.

& U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Division of Systems Safety and Analysis. Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning. Jan 31,  · Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants Published on Jan 31, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, published February Get this from a library.

Technical study of spent fuel pool accident risk at decommissioning nuclear power plants. [T E Collins; G Hubbard; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued its “Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants.” As the number of power reactors involved in the decommissioning process increases, the ability to address regulatory issues.

Risk management of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station decommissioning is a great challenge. In the present study, a risk management framework has been developed for the decommissioning work. It is applied to fuel assembly retrieval from Unit 3 spent fuel freelancerscomic.com by: 2. INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Decommissioning of Pools in Nuclear Facilities, Nuclear Energy Series No.

NW-T, IAEA, Vienna (). Pools or ponds are usually an integrated part of a more complex nuclear facility, but in some particular cases pools may be considered as a. Inthe Nuclear Regulatory Commission published NUREG, Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants, to provide a technical basis for rulemaking for power plant decommissioning (USNRC, a).

A draft of the study was issued for public comments, including comments by the Advisory Committee. Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants. NUREG Washington, DC: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S.

Nuclear Plants. Washington, DC:. Nuclear decommissioning is the administrative and technical process whereby a nuclear facility such as a nuclear power plant (NPP), a research reactor, an isotope production plant, a particle accelerator, or uranium mine is dismantled to the point that it no longer requires measures for radiation protection.

The economics of nuclear power plants is a controversial subject, and multibillion-dollar investments ride on the choice of an energy source. Nuclear power stations typically have high capital costs, but low direct fuel costs, with the costs of fuel extraction, processing, use and spent fuel storage internalized costs.

Nuclear Spent Fuel Damage: Pool Accident. Dave Lochbaum, former director, This system cools the water before returning it to the spent fuel pool. To lessen the risk of accidentally draining water, the spent fuel pool’s walls and floor have no penetrations below the normal water level.

Disaster by Design Tags: nuclear power, nuclear. Extract from NUREG USNRC “Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants” – Pages scanned for integrity By Howard Shaffer PE (nuclear) VT, NH, MA, IL PO Box – 62 Goodwin Road Enfield, NH.

immediate fuel unloading and fuel transportation to the spent fuel pool (SFP) was planned. A study was prepared to evaluate of SFP accident risk at the decommissioning plant.

The study was undertaken to develop a risk-informed technical basis for the Slovak Nuclear Regulatory Authority. The main results of the study are summarized in this paper. Nov 30,  · VULNERABILITY TO TERRORISM OF NUCLEAR SPENT FUEL: THE SOUTH KOREAN CASE NOVEMBER 30, Status and Prospects of Nuclear Power.

One of the most rapidly growing developed countries in the world today, South Korea has been increasingly relying on nuclear power sincewhen it started its first commercial nuclear power plant. The major document governing decommissioning of nuclear power plants in Germany is the Atomic Energy Act (AtG).

a BWR with the Spent Fuel Pool located in the Reactor Building is EPRI Guidance for Transition from Operations to Decommissioning, FebruaryLyon, France. Technical Study of Spent Fuel Pool Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plan This document comes with our free Notification Service, good for the life of the document.

This document is available in either Paper or PDF format. The Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 1 Spent Fuel Pool (SFP) (Exelon Generation Co.) was decommissioned using a new underwater coating strategy developed in cooperation with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

This was the first time that a commercial nuclear power plant (NPP) SFP was decommissioned using this underwater coating approach.May 20,  · Scientists Say Nuclear Fuel Pools Pose Safety, Health Risks.

says that the operators of U.S. nuclear plants and the commission that “In fact, a spent fuel pool accident can result in.Risk management of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station decommissioning is a great challenge.

In the present study, a risk management framework has been developed for the decommissioning work.