Emergency Response Team Siting for HLRW Movements

by George List, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Troy, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering


The shipment of high-level radioactive waste to treatment plants, storage facilities, and repositories is an activity of major national concern. This paper presents a multi-objective methodology for siting the emergency response teams that will provide protection for those shipments. Examples are presented based on a nationwide case study analysis.

Subject Headings: Emergency management | Radioactive wastes | Storage facilities | Case studies | Freight transportation | Waste storage | Waste treatment plants | Ship collisions

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