Mission Analysis of the Exploratory Studies Facility
The mission of the Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF), as interpreted from the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, can be stated succinctly as, ...to conduct subsurface exploration and testing,...

Robust Waste Package Concept (Multibarrier)
The design of the high level-waste package reflects the needs of the repository design and site conditions. As the program moves into the Advanced Conceptual Design (ACD) phase, different...

EEI/UWASTE Oversight of the DOE Repository Program by the Repository Information Exchange Team
The Utility Nuclear Waste and Transportation Program of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI/UWASTE) has conducted reviews of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) repository program through...

The DOE Waste Acceptance Process for the Vitrified High-Level Waste Form
Borosilicate glass from Defense HLW producers will be emplaced in the civilian radioactive waste repository. Vitrified HLW will be under production before the repository license application...

Status and Progress Monitored Retrievable Storage Project
The past year has been substantive changes within the Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) Project. This paper will present the status of the Project, review the progress made over the...

The Annotated Outline Process for a Mined Geologic Disposal System License Application
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is studying Yucca Mountain, Nevada, as a potential site for a mined geologic repository for high-level nuclear waste. DOE has the responsibility to...

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Staff Development of the License Application Review Plan for a High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has recently started a new initiative to develop the License Application Review Plan (LARP) which the staff will use in its reviews of the U.S....

Geologic Repository Licensing Strategy

Licensing and Permitting the Devil's Nose Project Under the 1990's Regulatory Conditions
Amador County is one of California's mountain counties of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada range in the north central portion of the state. The present population is estimated to...

Developing a Workable Public Input Process for Aesthetics and Recreational Needs During Hydropower Licensing
Aesthetics and recreation are becoming increasingly important issues during hydropower licensing. A variety of regulations and legislation mandate the protection of instream flows for...

Technology Transfer Considerations Associated with Maglev Programs
Magnetic levitation (maglev) high-speed ground transportation technology, near operational status in Germany and well along in development in Japan, is now a candidate for transfer to...

Hydro- Rest-of-System Integration Modeling Analyzing Relicensing and Redevelopment Options

Hydroelectric Licensing: Toward a New Federalism

Case Study - 401 Permit and Discharge Aeration

NEPA and License Renewal: A Case Study of the EIS Process for Projects in Relicensing

Considerations in Upstream Fish Passage

FISHN Minimum Flow Selection Made Easy

Review of Fish Entrainment and Mortality Studies

Erosion and Sediment Control Plans For Hydropower Projects

Bank Erosion Resulting From Hydroelectric Operations

 

 

 

 

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