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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by FCWMD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|12:00–1:45PM EDT
Benjamin B. Cipiti (Sandia National Laboratories)
Christina Leggett (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Mich Leana (ANS)
The advent of advanced and small reactor designs has led to the need for new, non-traditional fuels such as accident-tolerant fuel, fuel salts, and TRISO fuels, many of which will use HALEU. As such, new fuel cycle needs have arisen for fabricating, storing, and transporting these fuels. For example, molten salt reactors may require a centralized salt processing facility. Moreover, since used HALEU fuel still contains valuable HALEU, it may prove economical to recycle HALEU fuel. This panel session explores front- and back-end fuel cycle needs to enable successful deployment of small and advanced reactors.
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