Tag: Uranium and Thorium By-product Material

Waste Permit:
EnergySolutions

EnergySolutions (formerly Envirocare of Utah) operates a commercial treatment, storage and disposal facility located in Tooele County, Utah. The facility is located five miles south of the Clive exit (Exit #49) on Interstate 80, which is approximately 80 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah. The facility is one square mile in size and is …

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Class A West Disposal Cell Infiltration and Transport Modeling Report:
EnergySolutions

License Amendment Request: Class A West Embankment Complete Report: EnergySolutions Class A West Disposal Cell Infiltration and Transport Modeling Report (80MB) The following are separated sections of the full report, presented here for your convenience, or if you have difficulty downloading the complete report document. EnergySolutions Class A West Disposal Cell Infiltration and Transport Modeling …

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Depleted Uranium:
EnergySolutions

Depleted uranium, a byproduct of the uranium enrichment process, is initially less radioactive than naturally occurring uranium. However, the radioactivity of depleted uranium increases rather than decreases over time, posing significant challenges for safe and effective long-term disposal. Natural uranium is composed of three primary isotopes: U-234, U-235, and U-238. Nuclear reactors use a higher …

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Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment:
EnergySolutions

Update April 16, 2021 The DU PA has been incorporated with the Federal Cell License Application. See the Federal Cell License Application page. Revision 2 of Compliance Report Update July 11, 2014 Revision 2 of the Report, “Utah Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal License (RML UT2300249)—Condition 35 Compliance Report,” which includes responses to the Round 3 Interrogatories …

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Depleted Uranium Compliance Report:
EnergySolutions

Supplemental Information Clive DU PA Model (Version 1.2) Both files constitute the modeling files for the Clive facility. The file with the .gsm extension is needed to run the full, commercial GoldSim model. The file with the .gsp extension should be used with the GoldSim player version, which can be downloaded at no cost. Clive …

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Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment Rulemaking Record:
EnergySolutions

These are the documents prepared in association with the Radiation Control Board’s rule addressing depleted uranium. R313-25-8 Depleted Uranium Rulemaking (09/02/14) Basis for Proposal Final Record Applicable DRC Rules On April 2010, the Radiation Control Board approved a new rule that required EnergySolutions to conduct a performance assessment (PA) before disposing of large quantities of …

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Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment Chronology:
EnergySolutions

Update April 16, 2021 The DU PA has been incorporated with the Federal Cell License Application. See the Federal Cell License Application page. Update March 16, 2020 Phase 1 Basal Aquifer Study (76 MB) Update January 20, 2020 Draft Radioactive Material License Application for the Federal Cell Facility (8 MB) Update December 19, 2019 Federal …

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Depleted Uranium History 2007-2010:
EnergySolutions

The following updates provide a history of depleted uranium (DU) shipments to Utah and Division of Radiation Control (DRC) rulemaking on DU disposal, including the requirements to prepare a performance assessment (PA) and other relevant documents. Update: December 8, 2010 EnergySolutions Seeks Extension on DU Performance Assessment EnergySolutions has asked for an extension to submit …

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Low Level Radioactive Waste: EnergySolutions

Jump to: Public Notice 2021 2020 2019 The Low Level Radioactive Waste Program oversees the activities at the EnergySolutions facility. EnergySolutions is a Utah-based company that operates a commercial treatment, storage and disposal facility five miles south of the Clive exit on Interstate 80 in Tooele County and approximately 80 miles west of Salt Lake …

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Blended Waste:
EnergySolutions

Jump to: Introduction News Utah’s Position Background Introduction Blended waste is an industry proposal to blend more concentrated radioactive waste with less concentrated radioactive waste. EnergySolutions is seeking federal and state approval to allow this option so it can ultimately dispose of waste that meets the Class A limit requirements of its Utah radioactive material …

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