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ANS-15.19, Shipment and Receipt of Special Nuclear Material (SNM) by Research Reactor

Scope: This standard provides the necessary information for the shipping, receiving, and storing of fuel and other fabricated special nuclear material for research reactors. The areas addressed are data collection and analysis, packaging selection, preparation of the package or shipment, or both, safeguards, internal material control, records, and quality assurance for shipping.

ANS-40.21, Siting, Construction, and Operation of Commercial Low Level Radioactive Waste Burial Grounds

Scope: This standard provides a matrix of minimum criteria to be met in determining the siting, construction and operation of a commercial low level radioactive waste burial ground. The standard will balance siting (i.e., natural criteria), construction (i.e., engineered safeguards) and operation (i.e., acceptance criteria) to provide a safety matrix that provides for the containment of the facility.

ANS-40.35, Volume Reduction of Low-Level Radioactive Waste or Mixed Waste

Scope: This standard sets forth the general design specifications, procurement, and performance requirements for operation of low-level waste (LLW) and mixed waste (MW) volume reduction (VR) processing systems for nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities. This standard may be applied to the specification of other LLW VR systems (such as government nuclear facilities) if consideration is given to any additional design features required by the hazardous nature of the wastes to be processed by them. For the purpose of this standard, a nuclear facility's LLW VR processing systems begin at the point where treatment of aqueous waste generates a solid waste, or where solid, slurry, or liquid organics wastes are collected, and ends at a waste storage, shipping, or disposal area. VR techniques may include processes such as drying, incineration, chemical decomposition, flash boiling, mechanical, or high-temperature reduction or destruction techniques, or both. Some VR systems may include, as an integral part of the system, a means for immobilization of the waste. Compaction and solidification techniques are in the scope of American National Standard Solid Radioactive Waste Processing Systems for Light Water Reactor Plants, ANSI/ANS-55.1-1992.

ANS-40.37, Mobile Low-Level Radioactive Waste Processing Systems

Scope: This standard sets forth design, fabrication, and performance recomendations and requirements for Mobile Low-Level Radioactive Waste Processing (MRWP) systems (including components) for nuclear facilities. The purpose of this standard is to provide guidance to ensure that the MRWP systems are designed, fabricated, installed, and operated in a manner commensurate with the need to protect the health and safety of the public and plant personnel.

ANS-55.1, Solid Radioactive Waste Processing System for Light-Water-Cooled Reactor Plants

Scope: This standard sets forth the design, construction, and performance requirements for a solid radioactive waste processing system for light-water-cooled reactor plants. For the purposes of this standard, the solid radioactive waste processing system begins at the interface with the liquid radioactive waste processing system boundary and at the inlets to the spent resin, filter sludge, evaporator concentrate, and phase separator tanks. In addition, this standard pertains to dry active waste, mixed waste, and other solid radioactive waste forms that are generated as part of the operation and maintenance of light-water-cooled reactor plants. The system includes facilities for temporary (up to 30 days of anticipated normal waste generation) on-site storage of packaged waste but terminates at the point of loading the filled drums and other containers on a vehicle for shipping off-site to a licensed disposal site or transfer to interim (up to 5 yr.) on-site storage facilities. The solid radioactive waste processing system is not a safety-class system as defined by American National Standard Nuclear Safety Criteria for the Design of Stationary Pressurized Water Reactor Plants, ANSI/ANS-51.1-1983 (R1988) or as defined in American National Standard Nuclear Safety Criteria for the Design of Stationary Boiling Water Reactor Plants, ANSI/ANS-52.1-1983; R1988.

ANS-55.4, Gaseous Radioactive Waste Processing Systems for Light Water Reactor Plants

Scope: This standard sets forth minimum design, construction, and performance requirements, with due consideration for operation, for gaseous radioactive waste processing systems (GRWPS) for light water reactor (LWR) plants. It is applicable for routine operation, design basis fuel leakage, and other design basis occurrences.

ANS-55.6, Liquid Radioactive Waste Processing System for Light Water Reactor Plants

Scope: This standard sets forth minimum design, construction, and performance requirements, with due consideration for operation, of the Liquid Radioactive Waste Processing System (LRWPS) for light water reactor (LWR) plants for design basis inputs. It is applicable to routine operation, including design basis fuel leakage and other design basis occurrences.

Last updated July 22, 2014, 3:00pm CDT.

 
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