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Brochure title:
Waste Treatment at Hanford
Scientists and engineers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) provide continuity of scientific expertise, technical defensibility, and integration across the Hanford Tank Waste Remediation mission. This started with PNNL leadership in developing the chemical and engineering processes that generated the Hanford and Savannah River tank wastes and moved to development of the waste treatment processing at Hanford, Savannah River, and West Valley. Building off this past and current work, PNNL is well positioned to support 1) the integrated flowsheet; 2) development of alternative processes such as Direct Feed Low-Activity Waste (LAW), the Tank Waste Characterization and Staging Facility, Direct High-Level Waste (HLW), and In-Tank/Near-Tank Pretreatment; and 3) waste feed qualification. We are committed to addressing technical issues to enable technically defensible solutions. To that outcome, we currently steward four core capabilities: ˇˇTank Waste Chemistry ˇˇFluid Dynamics and Scaling ˇˇWaste Forms ˇˇSafety Basis
Clearance number:
Bates, Shannon R (
Date published:
August 2015
Number of pages:
Background information:
Environmental Studies and Remediation
Key words:
Waste Treatment, Tank Waste, Chemistry, Fluid Dynamics, Waste Forms

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