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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.
Sari Alkhatib (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Tatsuya Sakurahara (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Seyed Reihani (Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Ernest Kee (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Zahra Mohaghegh (Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Proceedings | 2021 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2021) | Virtual Meeting | Pages 390-398