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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 at Urbana Champaign), Ernest Kee (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Zahra Mohaghegh (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), Brian Ratte (South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Co.), Kristin Kaspar (South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Co.), Mary Ann Billings (South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Co.), Sean Hunt (Jensen Hughes)
Proceedings | 2021 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2021) | Virtual Meeting | Pages 953-962