Waste Management

Solidification Testing for a High Activity Wastestream from the Savannah River Site using Grout and Gamma Radiation Shielding Materials. Jody Bickford, Martin Foote, Ph.D. (MSE Technology Applications, Inc.), and Heather Holmes Burns (SRNL) . Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Long-Term Stability Testing Results Using Surrogates and Sorbents for Savannah River Site Organic and Aqueous Wastestreams. Jody Bickford, Martin Foote, Ph.D. (MSE Technology Applications, Inc.), and Heather Holmes Burns (SRNL). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

The DOE Office of Environmental Management International Cooperative Program: Overview of Technical Tasks and Results. J. C. Marra, K. M. Fox, G. T. Jannik, E. B. Farfan (SRNL), D. S. Kim, J. D. Vienna (PNNL), J. A. Roach (INL), A. S. Aloy (Khlopin Radium Institute), S. V. Stefanovsky (SIA Radon), D. P. Lopukh (Electrotechnical University, St. Petersburg, Russia), M. D. Bondarkov (International Radioecology Laboratory), K. D. Gerdes and A. M. Han (DOE Office of Environmental Management). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Evaluation of Low Tank Level Mixing Technologies for DOE High Level Waste Tank Retrieval. Heather Burns, Andrew Fellinger & Richard Minichan. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Projected impact of sulfate attack on the long-term performance of a concrete repository. G.P. Flach . Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Model Implementation to Evaluate the Collective Future Radionuclide Releases from Multiple Facilities at the Savannah River Site. Robert Hiergesell, Frank G. Smith, III, Luther Hamm, M.A. Phifer, R.F. Swingle. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Poster- 2009 Pilot Scale Fluidized Bed Steam Reforming Testing Using the THOR® (THermal Organic Reduction) Process: Analytical Results for Tank 48H Organic Destruction. M.R. Williams, C. M. Jantzen, P.R. Burket, C.L. Crawford, W.E. Daniel (all SRNL), C. Aponte (Savannah River Remediation, LLC) and C. Johnson (University of South Carolina). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Savannah River Site Tank 18 and Tank 19 Wall Sampler Performance. Robert A. Leishear (SRNL), Mark Fowley (SRNL), George Thaxton (Savannah River Remediation, LLC), William Vetsch (ACTS, Inc.), Thomas France (Savannah River Remediation, LLC), Tim Steeper (SRNL), Jerry Corbett (SRNL), Rick Minichan (SRNL), Bruce Martin (Savannah River Remediation, LLC). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Determining the Effects of Radiation on Aging Concrete Structures of Nuclear Reactors. Cristian E. Acevedo (Florida International University) and Michael G. Serrato (SRNL). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

EM-21 Alternative Enhanced Chemical Cleaning Program for Sludge Heel Removal. Michael S. Hay, William D. King, and Christopher J. Martino. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Distribution and Range of Radionuclide Sorption Coefficients in a Savannah River Site Subsurface: Stochastic Modeling Considerations. Kelly P. Grogan (Clemson University, Daniel I. Kaplan (SRNL), Robert A. Fjeld, Timothy A. DeVol, John Coates (Clemson University), and John C. Seaman (SREL).P Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Ion Exchange Resin Chemistry for High Level Waste Treatment. Mark R. Duignan and Charles A. Nash. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Measurements Taken in Support of Qualification of Processing Savannah River Site Low-Level Liquid Waste into Saltstone. Marissa M. Reigel, Alex D. Cozzi, Ned E. Bibler, Cecilia C. DiPrete (all SRNL), Jeffrey W. Ray and Aaron V. Staub (Savannah River Remediation) . Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Investigation of Radiation and Chemical Resistance of Flexible HLW Transfer Hose. T.E. Skidmore, K.D. Billings, M. Hubbard (SRR) . Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Control Testing of the UK National Nuclear Laboratory’s RadBall Technology at Savannah River National Laboratory. E.B.Farfan, T.Q. Foley, G.T. Jannik, J.B. Gladden (SRNL); S.J. Stanley, C.J. Holmes, R.W. Mills, P. Knight (NNL); D. Mackenzie (DOE-EM); M. Oldham, C.G Clift, A. Thomas (Duke U.); and J. Adamovics (Heuris Pharma). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Research in Management of Corrosion in Liquid Waste Tanks. Elizabeth N. Hoffman, Thomas B. Edwards, and Philip E. Zapp -. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Performance Assessment Community of Practice. Roger Seitz (Savannah River National Laboratory), David Kosson (CRESP/Vanderbilt University), Martin Letourneau (DOE EM-41). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Poster - Enhanced DOE High-Level Waste Melter Throughput Studies. Fabienne C. Raszewski, Thomas B. Edwards and David K. Peeler. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Poster - Mineralization of Radioactive Wastes by Fluidized Bed Steam Reforming (FBSR). Carol M. Jantzen and Charles L. Crawford . Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Planning for the Decontamination of the Plutonium Fuel Form (PuFF) Facility, Savannah River Site (SRS), South Carolina. Richard J. Abitz, Andrew J. Duncan, Marie C. Kane, Raymond A Dewberry, Joseph K. Santos. Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

A Viability Program for the Safety Systems under the Savannah River Remediation Contract at the Savannah River Site. Bruce Wiersma (SRNL),  Matthew Maryak (Savannah River Remediation). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

Some Recent Technology Developments from the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory to Enable Hazard Characterization for Nuclear Decommissioning Applications. C.J. Holmes, S.J. Stanley (NNL); E.B. Farfan, T.Q. Foley (SRNL); M. Oldham (Duke U.); T. York, P. Green (U. of Manchester, UK); P. Jackson (Tracerco Ltd, UK). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona

The US DOE Office of Environmental Management International Collaboration Program Overview: Interactions, Agreements, and Future Direction. A. Han, K. Gerdes (DOE-EM); M. Bondarkov (International Radioecology Laboratory, Ukraine); D. Lopukh (Electrotechnical University, Russia); S. Stefanovsky (SIA Radon, Russia); A. Aloy (Khlopin Radium Institute, Russia); J. Roach (INL); J. Vienna (PNNL); D. Kim (Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division); E.B. Farfán, K. Fox, and J.C. Marra (SRNL). Presented at Waste Management 2010. March 7-11, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona


Vitrification of High-Level Waste at the Savannah River Site; K. M. Fox, D. K. Peeler, James Marra; Presented at; MRS'09 Symposium, “Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management”; 24-29 May 2009; Saint Petersburg, Russia

Thermal Analysis for In-tank Ion-Exchange Column Process; c Si Y. Lee and Frank G. Smith, III; Presented at; American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2009 Annual Meeting; June 14-18, 2009; Atlanta, Ga.

The Results of Testing to Evaluate Crystal Formation and Settling in the Cold Crucible Induction Melter; James Marra (SRNL), Sergey Stefanovsky, Dmitriy Suntsov (SIA Radon); Presented at; 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (ICEM’09);October 11-15, 2009;Liverpool, UK

Characterization of a Fe- Based Alloy System for an AFCI Metallic Wasteform; Mark J. Williamson, Robert L. Sindelar; Presented at; 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (ICEM’09); October 11-15, 2009; Liverpool, UK

Separation of Fission Products and Actinides from Savannah River Site High-Level Nuclear Wastes; T. B. Peters, M. R. Poirier, F. F. Fondeur, C. A. Nash, D. T. Hobbs, S. D. Fink; Presented at; 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (ICEM’09); October 11-15, 2009; Liverpool, UK

Poster:  Plutonium Solubility in Simulated Savannah River Site Waste Solutions; T. S. Rudisill, D. T. Hobbs, and T. B. Edwards; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Processing Macrobatch 2 at the Savannah River Site Integrated Salt Disposition Process (ISDP); T.B. Peters, M.R. Poirier, F. F. Fondeur, S.D. Fink, S. J. Brown; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications ; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Poster: Solubility of Uranium and Plutonium in Alkaline Savannah River Site High Level Waste Solutions; W. R. Wilmarth, W. D. King, D. T. Hobbs, T. B. Edwards; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications ; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Removal of Cesium from Savannah River Site Waste with Spherical Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Resin:  Experimental Tests; Charles A. Nash and Mark R. Duignan; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications ; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Poster: Evaluation of Antifoam Agent used in Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) Tanks with Pulse Jet Mixers and Air Spargers; T. L. White, T. B. Calloway, C. L. Crawford, and P. R. Burket; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications ; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

"Development of an Improved Titanate-Based Sorbent for Strontium and Actinide Separations"; D. T. Hobbs, F. F. Fondeur, A. Jurgensen, K. M. Taylor-Pashow, D. M. Missimer and S. D. Fink; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications ; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Poster: "Testing of a Full-Scale Rotary Microfilter for the Enhanced Process for Radionuclides Removal"; D. T. Herman, D. B. Stefanko, M. R. Poirier and S. D. Fink; Presented at; Sixteenth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications ; Oct. 18-22, 2009; Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Waste Solidification Building Bench Scale HAW Simulant Variability Study; Alex Cozzi, Erich Hansen, Tim Jones, Tommy Edwards; Presented at; Materials Science & Technology 2009 Conference and Exposition; Oct. 25-29, 2009; Pittsburgh

Nepheline Crystallization in Nuclear Waste Glass; K.M. Fox, D.K. Peeler, and T.B. Edwards; Presented at; Materials Science & Technology 2009 Conference and Exposition; Oct. 25-29, 2009; Pittsburgh

Phase Stability of DWPF Nuclear Waste Glasses; Amanda L. Billings, Carol Jantzen, Connie Herman, and Sharon Marra; Presented at; Materials Science & Technology 2009 Conference and Exposition; Oct. 25-29, 2009; Pittsburgh

"Corrosion Control for Safe Interim Storage of Nuclear Reprocessing Waste"; P.E. Zapp, E.N. Hoffman, B.J. Wiersma; Presented at; Materials Science & Technology 2009 Conference and Exposition; Oct. 25-29, 2009; Pittsburgh

“Waste Form Development for SRS MOX Plant Effluent”; E. K. Hansen and A. D. Cozzi; Presented at; Materials Science & Technology 2009 Conference and Exposition; Oct. 25-29, 2009; Pittsburgh

Characterization of individual chemical reactions consuming acid during nuclear waste processing at the Savannah River Site; D. C. Koopman, B. R. Pickenheim, D. P. Lambert J. D. Newell, M. E. Stone; Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

Noble Metal Catalyzed Hydrogen Generation During Nuclear Waste Processing At The Savannah River Site; D.C. Koopman, B.R. Pickenheim, D.P. Lambert, M.E. Stone, J.D. Newell;Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

Successes and emerging issues in simulating the mixing behavior of liquid-particle nuclear waste slurries at the Savannah River Site; D. C. Koopman, B. R. Pickenheim, D. P. Lambert, M. E. Stone; Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

Successes and emerging issues in simulating the processing behavior of liquid-particle nuclear waste slurries at the Savannah River Site; D. P. Lambert, D. C. Koopman, M. E. Stone; Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

Synthesis of non-radioactive slurries to simulate the processing behavior of particles in radioactive waste slurries; D. C. Koopman, D. P. Lambert, R. E. Eibling, J. D. Newell, M. E. Stone; Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

Removing Sludge Heels From SRS Waste Tanks with Oxalic Acid; Michael R. Poirier, Michael S. Hay, David T. Herman, Kimberly P. Crapse, G. Donnie Thaxton, and Samuel D. Fink; Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

Wet Air Oxidation Batch Autoclave Testing with Savannah River Site Tank 48H Actual Waste; Kofi Adu-Wusu, Paul R. Burket, Chris J. Martino, Frank M. Pennebaker; Presented at; AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting; November 8-13, 2009; Nashville, TN

"Cementitious Barriers Modeling for Performance Assessments of Shallow Land Burial of Low Level Radioactive Waste". Glen A. Taylor. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009 .Phoenix, AZ

"Downstream Impacts of Sludge Mass Reduction Via Aluminum Dissolution on DWPF Processing of Savannah River Site High Level Waste". J. M. Pareizs, C. J. Bannochie, M. S. Hay, and D. J. McCabe. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Improving Consistency of Performance Assessments in the U.S. DOE Complex". Roger Seitz, Elmer Wilhite. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Technology Needs and Status on Closure of DOE Radioactive Waste Tank Ancillary Systems". H. H. Burns, C.A. Langton and S. L. Marra. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Mechanisms of Phase Formation in the Vitrification of High-Ferrous Savannah River Site SB2 HLW Sludge Surrogate". Jim Marra, O.I. Stefanovsky (SIA Radon), A.A. Akatov (Institute of Technology). Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Glass Formulation Development and Testing for Cold Crucible Induction Melter (CCIM) Advanced Remediation Technologies Demonstration Project". J. C. Marra, A. L. Youchak-Billings, D. K. Peeler, M. E. Stone and T. B. Edwards; C. Girold and J.-L. Dussossoy (Commissariat a l’Energie Atomiqu). Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Fluidized Bed Steam Reforming (FBSR) of High Level Waste (HLW) Organic and Nitrate Destruction Prior to Vitrification: Crucible Scale to Engineering Scale Demonstrations and Non-Radioactive to Radioactive Demonstrations". C.M. Jantzen, M.R. Williams, P.R. Burket, C.L. Crawford, and W.E. Daniel. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Development of a Crossflow Filter to Remove Solids from Radioactive Liquid Waste: Comparison of Test Data with Operating Experience". M. R. Poirier, D. T. Herman, S. D. Fink, and J. U. Lacerna (WSRC). Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Testing and Startup of the Savannah River Site Integrated Salt Disposition Process". T.B. Peters, M.R. Poirier, C. A. Nash, F. F. Fondeur, S.D. Fink, S. J. Brown, E. A. Brass. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Composite Analysis of LLW disposal facilities at the U.S. DOE Savannah River Site". R.A. Hiergesell, F.G. Smith and M.A. Phifer. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"What’s Inside the Black Box – Explaining Performance Assessment to Stakeholders". Roger Seitz.  Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

Poster:  "Steam Reforming Demonstration for the Destruction of Organics on Actual DOE SRS Tank 48 Waste". P.R. Burket. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Steam Reforming Technology Demonstration for the Destruction of Organics on Actual DOE Savannah River Site Tank 48H Waste". P.R. Burket, W.E. Daniel, C.M. Jantzen, C.A. Nash, C.L. Crawford, M.R. Williams, A.B. Barnes. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Impact of Irradiation on Solvent used in SRS Waste Treatment Processes". M. R. Poirier, J. M. Pareizs, N. E. Bibler, and S. D. Fink.  Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

Poster: "Testing a Rotary Microfilter for Hanford Applications". M. R. Poirier, D. T. Herman, D. B. Stefanko, and S. D. Fink. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Measurement and Calculation of Radionuclide Activities in SRS HLW Sludge for Acceptance of DWPF Glass in a Federal Repository". C. J. Bannochie, N. E. Bibler, and D. P. DiPrete. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009. Phoenix, AZ

"Removing Sludge Heels from Savannah River Site Waste Tanks by Oxalic Acid Dissolution". M. R. Poirier, D. T. Herman, F. F. Fondeur, J. M. Pareizs, M. S. Hay, B. J. Wiersma, K. P. Crapse, T. B. Peters, S. D. Fink, and G. D. Thaxton, IV. Presented at WM ’09. March 1-5, 2009 .Phoenix, AZ
Composition and Disposition of SRS Radioactive Waste. Scott H. Reboul . Presented to Clemson University's Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences. March 6, 2009. Clemson, SC

"Fluidized Bed Steam Reforming: Analytical Results for Tank 48H Simulant Phase 1 Engineering Scale Test Demonstration (2008)". Gene Daniel, Carol Jantzen, Mike Williams. Presented at AIChE Spring Meeting. April 26-30, 2009. Tampa, FL

"Impact of Noble Metals and Mercury on Hydrogen Generation during High Level Waste Pretreatment at the Savannah River Site". M.E. Stone, D.C. Koopman, T. B. Edwards. Presented at AIChE Spring Meeting. April 26-30, 2009. Tampa, FL

"Dissolution of Aluminum in Sludges and Its Effect on the Settling Rates of the Residual Sludges". Kofi Adu-Wusu, Daniel J. McCabe. Presented at AIChE Spring Meeting. April 26-30, 2009. Tampa, FL
Bench-scale Steam Reforming of Radioactive Tank 48H Waste. Paul R. Burket. Presented at AIChE Spring Meeting. April 26-30, 2009. Tampa, FL

"Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy – Use in Understanding Slurry Rheology". T. B. Calloway, T. L. White, M. E. Stone, R. L. Brigmon and R. E. Eibling. Presented at AIChE Spring Meeting. April 26-30, 2009. Tampa, FL

"Impact of Eliminating Mercury Removal Pretreatment on the Performance of a High Level Radioactive Waste Melter Offgas System". John R. Zamecnik and Alexander S. Choi. Presented at International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies. May 18-22, 2009. Cincinnati, Ohio


“Accelerated Processing of SB4 and Preparation for SB5 Processing at DWPF”, C. C. Herman.  Presented at Materials Science & Technology 2008 Conference & Exhibition, October 6-10, 2008

“Geopolymers for Hazardous Wastes and Thermal Treatment Residues”, C. M.  Jantzen, P. R.  Burket, A. R.  Jurgensen, and C. L. Crawford.  Presented at Materials Science & Technology 2008 Conference & Exhibition, October 6-10, 2008

""Performance of a Buried Radioactive High Level Waste (HLW) Glass after 24 Years", C. M. Jantzen, D. I. Kaplan, N. E. Bibler, D. K. Peeler M. J. Plodinec.  Accepted for publication in the Journal of Nuclear Materials.

"Offgas Generation from the Disposition of Scrap Plutonium by Vitrification – Simulant Tests", Jack Zamecnik.  Co-authors were Tim Jones, Don Miller, David Best, Whitney Thomas, and Pat Simmons.  Presented at 27th International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies in Montreal Canada, May 15, 2008. 

"Candidate Alloys for a GNEP Metallic Waste Form", M. Kane.  Presented at American Nuclear Society 2008 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, June 10, 2008.

Cementitious Grouts for HLW Tank Closure,” C. A. Langton.  Presented at the Spring meeting of the American Concrete Institute, March 30 to April 2.

 

 

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